Like the lifecycle of the vine from flowering to harvest, the Columbia & Snakes Rivers experience a progression of climates. Follow the temperate rainforest of the western side—where rain and cooler temperatures are likely—to the desert of eastern Washington and Oregon. It’s a striking difference of both climates and scenery.
Whether you follow shorebird migrations, spawning salmon, or the harvest… pick your season and pack your bags!
From Desert to Waterfall
I got a chance to go hiking at Palouse Falls State Park and spend some time enjoying the amazing geology, flora, and avifauna that surrounds this river that winds through the high desert.
Columbia & Snake Rivers Gallery
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Grape Expectations—by Judi Cuervo
It’s 10:30 a.m. and I’m at the 20-acre Mt. Hood Winery, Oregon’s 2016 Winery of the Year. In the glass before me is a gold medal–winning 2015 Estate Pinot Noir....
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