7 Columbia River Gorge Wedding Venues With Spectacular Mountain, River, and Forest Views

Designated a National Scenic Area—the largest in America!—The Columbia River Gorge is also one of the 7 Wonders of the Pacific Northwest. In this spectacular canyon, the Columbia River cuts through the Cascade mountains, forming a boundary between Washington and Oregon while creating amazing cliffs, as well as mountain, river, and forest views everywhere you look. All this natural beauty is on display at the following wedding venues, where you won't need much in the way of decorations.


Westcliff Lodge

Hood River, OR

Fab Features: ceremonies with a stunning backdrop of the Columbia River • receptions on the manicured lawns bordered by pines and wildflowers • 3 furnished glamping sites, nearby wineries, and outdoor activities make for a fun guest experience

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Mt Hood Skibowl

Government Camp, OR

Fab Features: sky-high venue with breathtaking views of the snowy peak of Mt. Hood • stunning ceremonies in a meadow next to the historic wood and stone Warming Hut, then dance the night away in the fabulous Reception Tent, nestled at the base of the mountain • guests receive a discount to stay overnight in alpine luxury at Collins Lake Resort or Grand Lodge

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Columbia Gorge Hotel and Spa

Hood River, Oregon

Fab Features: clifftop hotel overlooking the Hood River • sunset ceremonies on the lush lawn, with receptions in the historic Benson Ballroom or Garden Terrace • plush Spa at The Columbia Gorge Hotel offers a diverse menu of luxe treatments

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Timberline Lodge

Government Camp, OR

Fab Features: iconic 1937 Cascadian-style lodge, resting on a gentle slope of Mt. Hood with the mountain’s picturesque peak as its backdrop • outdoor ceremony venues include an amphitheater and spacious patio, which both take advantage of the incredible view • incredible guest rooms each boast alpine-chic details like wrought-iron light fixtures, vaulted wood ceilings, and roaring stone fireplaces.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Mt. Hood Organic Farms

Mount Hood, OR

Fab Features: 200-acre estate showcasing historic buildings nestled among fields, gardens, ponds, and forests • majestic views of Mts. Adams, Rainier, and Hood • indoor/outdoor receptions in either the Apple House or Greenhouse

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

McMenamins | Edgefield

Troutdale, OR

Fab Features: beautiful estate just 20 minutes east of downtown Portland • exchange vows in the well-manicured gardens or opt for an intimate ceremony in the Fir Grove beneath towering trees • guests will enjoy the wealth of on-site activities and attractions including a brewery, distillery, golf course, winery, and luxury movie theater

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


Skamania Lodge

Stevenson, WA

Fab Features: luxurious lodge set on 175 wooded acres of lush natural beauty, picturesque mountain views • the pavilion creates a warm ambiance for events with natural maple wood beams, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, and café lighting • the Amphitheater boasts 3 tiers of lush grass, a spacious stone pedestal to say “I do”, and panoramic mountain views

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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