The Bingen / White Salmon area is ideally located at the east end of the fabled Columbia River Gorge, in the rain-shadow zone east of the Cascades where “The Sun Greets the Rain”. It is an incredibly diverse area for nature and humans alike, supporting a huge range of scenic and ecological zones, as well as an almost limitless range of human activities. This diversity has led to repeated recognition as one of the most active, interesting and livable places to live, work and play in the entire world. Below are a sample of some of the current events and hilites of the area.
Sense of Place, Jan. 11th, Wildfire in the Gorge – The Good, the Bad, and Lessons from Eagle Creek A trio of experts share important takeaways from the Eagle Creek Fire Mt. Adams Institute presents a Sense of Place lecture, Wildfire in the Gorge – the Good, the Bad, and Lessons from Eagle Creek, January 11, 2023, at the Columbia … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Happy Holidays to All! The White Salmon Xmas Tree Lighting has become quite the annual tradition. We had upwards of 400 locals chillin’ and enjoying the warmth of seeing friends and neighbors, roasting marshmallows for S’mores, getting cookies from the Encounter Church folks, overwhelming the Riverview Bank table, getting candy canes from Santa, and helping light the White Salmon Xmas … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Hope you joined us for the virtual White Salmon tree lighting in the 2020 year of Covid. But if you missed it and want to see it, or want to relive it again, or maybe just want to share it with others, you can view it here The event wasn’t quite as good as being all together seeing everyone’s smiling … [CLICK TO READ MORE]
Developing to be the finest skatepark facility in the Columbia River Gorge. Located in Daubenspeck Park, Bingen, WA [CLICK TO READ MORE]
The newly formed White Salmon Bike Club (The Spoke Club), a group of White Salmon area trail bike enthusiasts, have been working on a non-motorized BMX and Trail Bike Challenge Course at the City of White Salmon’s borrow pit, across from the ball parks and next to the gun club. This 19 acre area, that for years has been used only as a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]