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The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler
Journey Into History

Experience the history of the Columbia River Gorge and learn about the Lewis and Clark Expedition on a cruise aboard the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler. We board from Marine Park at Cascade Locks, in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Enjoy riverboat cruises on our authentic triple-deck paddle wheeler, providing 360 degrees of breathtaking vistas. Watch Native American tribes fish from their legendary platforms as they have for centuries. Meal Cruises and Sightseeing excursions are available. Step on board for a unique viewing of the Columbia River Gorge.


Spacious Interior


Scenic Backdrop


Fabulous Sunsets


Sunday Brunch Buffet

Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Image Gallery

The Anatomy Of A Sternwheeler

In 1803 Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson to learn and report about western geography, climate, plants and the indigenous people encountered on their journey to find the great waterway to the Pacific Ocean.


Relax and picnic in Marine Park and Thunder Island. Travel the famous Bridge of the Gods between Cascade Locks, Oregon and Stevenson, Washington. We have RV accommodations and a marina available. The Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler and Marine Park are available for all occasions. Whether you are planning a special evening just for the two of you, celebrating an anniversary or birthday, entertaining guests, planning your wedding or wedding reception, or hosting a group event for up to 200 guests, our professional, courteous staff and knowledgeable event planners will help ensure your special occasion is one to remember.

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