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Cascade Locks is a city in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. The city took its name from a set of locks built to improve navigation past the Cascades Rapids of the Columbia River. The U.S. federal government approved the plan for the locks in 1875, construction began in 1878, and the locks were completed on November 5, 1896. The locks were subsequently submerged in 1938, replaced by Bonneville Lock and Dam, although the city lost no land from the expansion of Lake Bonneville behind the dam some 4 miles downstream of the city. Wikipedia

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Private 40-minute Waterfall Air Tour for Three

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Start your Oregon adventure with the Wonderful Waterfalls tour from the air, and explore the same spots by land after to make it a 360 degree experience! Take in the first and last of the most popular waterfalls the Columbia RIver Gorge has to offer. Fly past the Vista House, over Bonneville Dam, and over the Bridge of the Gods near Cascade Locks. This popular airplane tour is the ultimate Gorge experience

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2-Hour Columbia River Gorge Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruise

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Cascade Locks, Portland

Escape to the Columbia River Gorge for a 2-hour brunch cruise. Enjoy a delicious Northwest plated brunch with bottomless champagne or mimosas. Travel through history on an authentic sternwheeler and take in the sights of the largest National Scenic Area in America. Includes: • Two-hour brunch cruise from Cascade Locks, Oregon • Bottomless champagne, mimosas or sparkling cider • A delicious plated brunch with entrées selected on board (prepared fresh on board) • Live historical narration played throughout the vessel • Access to all three decks Boarding at 9:30 am Cruising 10 am - 12 pm

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KOA Holiday in Cascade Locks | RV Campground + Cabin | RV TRAVEL Camping Spots In Oregon | RV LIFE

Hi everyone! I'm sharing all about the KOA Holiday in Cascade Locks, Oregon. From the RV site, playground, family activities, ...

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Wahclella Falls Hike Guide | Cascade Locks, Oregon

Past the better known waterfalls of the Columbia river gorge, you'll find this easily accessed theater of beauty. You might decide to ...

September 15, 2021

Airstream Camping in Cascade Locks, OR | Things to do by the Columbia River Gorge

I am BLOWN AWAY by Cascade Locks and the Columbia River Gorge! As mentioned, I never planned on making a video about ...

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What is 'Cascade Locks Strong'?

What is 'Cascade Locks Strong'?

September 20, 2017

Cascade Locks | 4k Driving Tour | Bridge of the Gods

Cascade Locks is a city in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. The city took its name from a set of locks built to improve ...

March 12, 2021

Guide to Columbia River Gorge - Day Trip Recommendations, Multnomah, Latourell Falls & more

We have detailed out some great hiking trails near the Cascade Locks for you to check out some amazing waterfalls. Travel with ...

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