Travel Advisor Digital Brochure Northwest Pioneers Clarkston to Portland - Page 20

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HOOD RIVER, OR STEVENSON, WA (Continued) Bonneville Dam Throughout your journey on the Columbia River, you will transit 8 locks, lifting the ship more than 700 feet vertically. Building upon the lectures of our onboard experts throughout the week, this excursion provides guests with an in-depth understanding of and appreciation for the engineering that enables the Bonneville Dam to generate enough hydroelectric power to provide nearly 500,000 homes with electricity. 20 Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Discover the Columbia River Gorge Interpretive Center, showcasing the area’s unique history and cultural diversity. From the Native American tribes that inhabited the gorge to the expedition of Lewis and Clark and 19th-century loggers, learn of the bountiful life on the gorge as you explore this amazing museum. 21