Travel Advisor Digital Brochure Northwest Pioneers Clarkston to Portland - Page 20
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HOOD RIVER, OR
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.
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.