We are Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the only non-profit organization dedicated entirely to ensuring that the
beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come.

Get Involved

Friends’ conservation work is driven by members, volunteers, and activists. There are many ways to join our community of Gorge enthusiasts. Here are some ways to get started:

Job Opening at Friends

Job Opening at Friends

We are hiring a Portland- or Hood River-based community engagement specialist.

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Car-free Hiking in the Gorge

Car-free Hiking in the Gorge

Leave parking hassles behind; bus options will take you to some of the Gorge's most popular trails.

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Be a Best Friend - Become a Monthly Donor

Be a Best Friend - Become a Monthly Donor

With your automatic, monthly gift, you ensure we're ready to take action to defend the Gorge.

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Columbia Gorge Climate Strike Week

News & Updates

Columbia Gorge Climate Strike Week
Monday, September 16, 2019

The Gorge joins hundreds of locations, worldwide, calling for action to address the global climate crisis. Read More

Falls Creek Falls and Panther Creek Falls, WA

Events

Falls Creek Falls and Panther Creek Falls, WA
Thursday, October 17, 2019

{EASY/MODERATE} Hike through old-growth forest in autumn splendor with leader Bob Thoenen to two incredible waterfalls. Members-only. Event Details