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On-Site Activities

Whether you're looking for a relaxing or heart pumping activity, Skamania Lodge near Portland, Oregon offers an array of Columbia River Gorge activities within 175 wooded acres. Enjoy everything from tennis, basketball, nature and walking trails, to signature spa treatments or a round of golf on our scenic 18-hole championship golf course. 

Waterleaf Spa
Pamper yourself at our Columbia Gorge spa hotel with signature spa treatments, dry sauna, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, indoor heated pool with professional and caring service. Waterleaf Spa welcomes guests seven days per week.  Reservations are encouraged. For more information, click here.

Fitness Center

Located on the spa level of this Columbia River Gorge hotel, enjoy an indoor workout with 2 new Peloton bikes, treadmills, elliptical equipment, free weights, and weight stations complete with televisions.

Skamania Lodge Golf Course
Our Portland area golf course offers a challenging 18-hole, par-70 golf course is beautifully tucked into the resort's 175 wooded acres.  Services include a driving range, practice bunker, chipping and putting greens. Our course also features a full-service golf shop, cart rentals and PGA Professionals to help assist you with your game.  The Greenside Grille offers seasonal outdoor light fare.

Skamania Lodge Golf Course welcomes your four-legged friend, so if you are traveling with your dog you do not have to leave them in the room while enjoying our fabulous golf course.  Please contact us at 844-432-4748 for our pet policies.  For more information, click here.

Skamania Lodge Adventures - Zip Tour
Get ready to fly with the eagles and soar with spirits at the Bridge of the Gods. Only our unique Canopy Zip Line Tour will send you soaring above the scenic Columbia River Gorge. We have seven zip lines, three sky bridges and stunning views all nestled together at the world class Skamania Lodge Resort.  Learn more.

Skamania Lodge Adventures - Aerial Park
Challenging and fun, this exiting new adventure will keep you wanting more.  With 19 platforms, over 22 elements and a climbing feature, this adrenaline boosting activity is a must do during your visit to Skamania Lodge.   Learn more.

Skamania Lodge Adventures - Axe Throwing  
Channel your inner lumberjack with Skamania Lodge Axe Throwing! Throw a steel axe at a wooden target to score points and win bragging rights amongst your friends and co-workers. Visit us for an afternoon of fun and feel the adrenaline and primal instinct that is released when you stick a Bull’s Eye!  Learn more. 

Art of Discovery Tour
As you walk through Skamania Lodge, it’s impossible to miss our extraordinary collection of Native American and Northwest art. This collection gives our guests the opportunity to learn more about the art and people of our region. Learn more.

Walking, Nature Trails, and Light Hiking
The trail system at Skamania Lodge offers over four miles of hiking paths on the property. There are magnificent views of the surrounding Columbia River Gorge and Cascade Mountains. Skamania Lodge offers a splendid opportunity to sample some of the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty.  

Download our Skamania Lodge Hiking Guide (PDF)

Download our Columbia River Gorge Self Guided Hiking Guide (PDF)

Get moving day or night at our outdoor tennis court. Play with your family, significant other, friend, or co-worker.


Bring family and friends together with engaging activities that are enjoyable as well as physically beneficial with our Columbia River Gorge outdoor basketball court.

The Lodge's court is located on the South side of the main parking lot and is open until sunset. Grass volleyball is a great opportunity to have fun, and get the exercise you need.

Vine Gogh at the Gorge Painting Classes

Join us on the 3rd Saturday of every month and get your "Vine Gogh" on! Vine Gogh is Portland's original guided artist bar for the non-artist. Vine Gogh offers step-by-step painting classes on canvas. But wait, there's more... the painting classes are set to great music, AND Skamania Lodge will offer the opportunity to purchase liquid encouragement via a variety of wines, beer, and spirits to get you in the "creative mood".  Learn more and reserve your day of creative fun.

Events and Activities 

Also, view our events calendar to explore seasonal entertainment, activities, special events, and seasonal game room. 

Things to Do at the Lodge

Waterleaf Spa
Skamania Lodge Golf Course
Hot Tubs, Indoor Pool, Fitness Center 
Hiking and Biking
Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball
Zip Line Tour
Aerial Park

Columbia River Gorge Activities

Brewery & Winery Tours
Scenic Drives and Fruit Loop Tour
Mount Hood Railroad
Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Cruise
Bridge of the Gods

Water and Mountain Activities

Fishing Guides
Kayak and SUP
Whitewater Rafting
Kite Boarding
Mount St. Helens
Mount Hood

Waterfall Tours

Multnomah Falls
Wahkeena Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Latourell Falls
Horsetail Falls
Shepperds Dell Falls

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