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Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

Geese look over the Columbia River and a riverboat stands upstream at Cascade Locks. (Scenic photo No. hooDA0038)

Geese look over the Columbia River and a riverboat stands upstream at Cascade Locks. (Scenic photo No. hooDA0038)

The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is the official interpretive center for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The 26,100 square foot exhibit wing holds interactive displays which bring to life the tremendous volcanic upheavals and raging floods that created the Gorge, the theories of why ice ages occur, the mighty river which sculpted patterns for a unique and spectacular diversity of vegetation, wildlife and ancient life ways, and the currents that shape our futures in the Gorge.


Live raptor programs daily. Open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

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Carolyn Purcell, Executive Director
Address: 5000 Discovery Dr., The Dalles 97058
Phone: 541-296-8600
Fax: 541-298-8660
Web: www.gorgediscovery.org