Car, bike, or transit will get you to our bike-friendly Gresham Area Visitors Center. Step into our large lobby and enjoy the fireplace, couch, and a wall of exciting brochures and maps. Take time to comfortably read about Gresham’s history or plan and map out your tourist destination inspired from the many ideas in the brochures. One block from Historic Downtown Gresham makes for a great walk from the Visitors Center to dozens of choices for food fare, shopping, or antique hunting.
At the Gresham Area Chamber, our mission is bringing together and serving the business community. We value advancing a vibrant and prosperous local economy, representing business to government, and connecting business and people. Whether you’re a tourist for the day or a resident in our area, we welcome any opportunity to share all we have to offer. Every community is unique, but few are so strategically located, family friendly, and as downright gorgeous as Gresham!
The West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center serve the Western end of the Columbia River Gorge serving the cities of Fairview, Wood Village, Troutdale, Corbett, and surrounding unincorporated areas.
Their picturesque area serves as the “gateway” to the Gorge. You’ll enjoy visiting their small-town America cities, which offer a wide range of amenities and attractions. These include enchanting art galleries, studios and restaurants in Troutdale, water-oriented recreation at Fairview’s Blue Lake Park, and a wide range of shopping opportunities in Wood Village. Within the National Scenic Area that begins just east of Troutdale, Cascade Locks offers stern-wheeler river cruises, international sailing competitions, a wonderful native fish market, and more outstanding art galleries — as well as Thunder Island Brewery. We’ll also acquaint you with the various alluring hotels and restaurants in our area, including McMenamins Edgefield facility, on the site of an old County poor farm.
In our unincorporated areas, you’ll find a series of breathtaking waterfalls, and both challenging and easily-traversed trails for bicycling and hiking. There’s something for everybody in our area. See you soon!
The Columbia River Gorge Visitors Association is a non-profit organization representing various businesses and organizations that provide services and information to visitors throughout the Columbia River Gorge. The Columbia River Gorge is a National Scenic Area, offering the best outdoor activities including camping, hiking, biking, golf, whitewater rafting and kayaking, windsurfing and kiteboarding, boating, bird watching, photography, downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing — the list is endless.
Away from the bustle and car horns of the city, in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, Cascade Locks is quickly being discovered for cycling adventures with businesses welcoming cyclists in town. Cascade Locks is an ideal stop along the Historic Highway State Trail, to grab a bite or take a break in Marine Park.
And it gets better. Cascade Locks is working on adding rides, trails, and events to their biking repertoire—for both road and trail bikers.