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**Due to the Eagle Creek Fire, the Historic Columbia River Highway is closed from Bridal Veil to Ainsworth State Park. A six-mile section of the Historic Highway is open from Larch Mountain Road to Bridal Veil. Visit for the most up-to-date road conditions. Looking for a trail to hike? View a list of nearby hikes to try.**


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Community Open House to discuss the Mitchell Point Crossing design for the State Trail.

Join us on May 16 from 6:15-7:15 p.m. (drop in anytime)

at the Hood River County Building

(601 State Street, Hood River, OR 97031)

Community Open House to discuss the Historic Columbia River Highway Congestion and Transportation Safety Improvement Plan.

Join us on May 21 from 5-7 p.m. (drop in anytime)

at the Cascade Locks Marine Park Pavilion 

(395 SW Portage Road, Cascade Locks, OR 97014)

​Throughout 2016, we invited you to drive, hike and bike the Highway and State Trail, view magnificent waterfalls and vistas, visit communities along the way, and participate in local events that were included in the Centennial Celebration.

View the Season of Celebration map and calendar for a full list of events.





Contact Information

Oregon Department of Transportation, Region1 
123 NW Flanders  
Portland, OR

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