Saturday, July 15, 2017

A List of Painting Locations - to get you started in exploring the vast area of the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area and Surrounds

A List of Painting Locations - to get you started in exploring the vast area of the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area and Surrounds, or a reminder of the variety in such a small geographic area.

The Historic Columbia River Highway (between Portland and Hood River) is home to many waterfalls, deep forests and hiking trails (it can be crowded in the Summer) :




Rowena Crest (east of Hood River) has some nice views:


The link below takes you to many Gorge locations and trails:


If you drive south from Hood River there are nice mountain views and many orchards:


There are also many wineries between Hood River and Maryhill Museum:



The Dalles Mountain Road area has expansive views. There’s much more that can be reached by car, but this gives you an idea:


The area around the museum and Maryhill State Park is also picturesque.

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