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Best things to do in North Bonneville

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“************* CURRENTLY CLOSED :-( ************** HIKE SUMAMRY: Extremely popular (often crowded), international acclaim, includes iconic Punchbowl Falls at 1.5 miles, and beautiful canyon hike with Tunnel falls at the 6-mile point. DIFFICULTY: Easy 1.5 miles to moderate 6 miles one-way. JURISDICTION: USDA - Forest Service - National Forests (www.fs.fed.us) FEE: Obtain a NW Forest Pass to park near trail head. You can purchase a single day pass for $5, or an annual pass for $30, on line: www.fs.usda.gov/main/crgnsa/passes-permits/recreation. FROM THE ALOHACIENDA: About 30 minute drive. I-84 Westbound Exit #41; if you are Eastbound, take exit #40 and turn back.”
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Canal Lock
“Beautiful gardens and lots ponds with large trout and other fish species. A must see is 'Herman the sturgeon' from the underwater viewing area. That's one BIG fish! Gift shops and snacks along with tours of the Bonneville Dam.”
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Premise
“Take a peek into Oregon's hydroelectric past, enjoy presentations about how electricity works, take a tour of the powerhouse, and check out the fish ladder.”
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Spa
“BEAUTIFUL! This place has great hot spring bath and wraps, as well as a pool and hot tub. It can be a little more expensive. Great restaurant and lounge too.”
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Natural Feature
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Point of Interest
“To view beautiful scenery year-round (even in the rain!), drive east on I-84 and exit #22 to Corbett. There you will follow Highway 30, allowing you to pass iconic viewpoints, including the Vista House high above the Columbia River, seven waterfalls, many which offer short hikes into the forest. You can rejoin the freeway along the way to return to Portland. ”
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Premise
“Dams are cool! Plus there's a fish farming operation going on there and you can see Sturgeon and other types of fish under the water level.”
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Park
“Take a tour of the electric plant and check out the fish ladders! Very cool and educational. ”
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Park
“Fairly short, not too strenuous, with a great waterfall and stunning, Lord Of The Rings-like landscape— you'll know it when you see it; be sure to make the complete loop”
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Point of Interest
“For the more serious hiker, 3,300 ft elevation with incredible payoff at the top (and along the way).”
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Route
“Visit the Washington side of the Bonneville Dam complex and see the fish ladders with underwater viewing windows and exhibits of earlier times of life on the river. Tours of the power generators are available.”
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Point of Interest
“Excellent Rock Climbing (mid July - Jan 31st), great hiking and fabulous view of the Columbia River Gorge & surrounding mountains. ”
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Locality
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