America's Scenic Byways

Historic Columbia River Highway

70 miles - Take two hours to drive or three to five days to enjoy this byway.

Travel to magnificent overlooks that provide views of the Columbia River and waterfalls, including Multnomah Falls. Springtime has magnificent wildflower displays, including many endemic plants. The Columbia River formed the last leg of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and was part of the early route of the Oregon Trail.