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Don't move firewood: Please protect the Pacific Northwest from invasive species by obtaining or purchasing your firewood at or near your camping destination. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by buying and burning your firewood locally. dontmovefirewood.org
EAGLE CREEK OVERLOOK GRP SITE, OR
part ofColumbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Wed Apr 30 2014 Season Dates
OverviewEagle Creek Overlook Group Site is set on a forested bluff above the Columbia River, providing an ideal setting for family gatherings and group events.
Developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s as a place to view construction of the Bonneville Dam, this site features CCC masonry and offers expansive views of the Columbia River and mountains rising from the gorge.
Spanning southern Washington and northern Oregon, from the mouths of Sandy River to the Deschutes River, the Columbia River Gorge is unique in both its natural and cultural history, as well as its designation as a National Scenic Area. It is a spectacular river canyon, 80 miles long and up to 4,000 feet deep, cutting the only sea level route through the Cascade Mountain Range.
The Eagle Recreation Area, just a short walk or bike ride away, provides visitors with opportunities for picnicking, hiking and wildlife viewing.
The Eagle Creek Overlook Group Site holds up to 90 people and approximately 40 cars, including trailers.
A portion of the historic Columbia River Highway has been converted to a bike path, which runs from Cascade Locks for 2 miles east, just past the Overlook and several miles west.
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Know Before You Go
Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Portland, Oregon, head east on Interstate 84. Take exit 41 for the Eagle Creek Recreation Area, just past the tunnel. At end of off-ramp, turn left and follow Eagle Creek left, under I-84 and the railroad tracks. Follow signs to Eagle Creek Overlook Group Site.
Mailing Address:EAGLE CREEK OVERLOOK GRP SITE
CASCADE LOCKS OR 97014
Phone Number:Information: (541)308-1700