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      Lenticular Sunset over Mount Adams

      From Klickitat County there is access to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Mount Adams
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      Paddleboarding

      Summer brings sunshine, wind and water together for all sorts of adventures in the Columbia River Gorge.
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      Dragon Sky Sunset

      From Glenwood, in the NW part of Klickitat County, looking NW at Mount Adams.
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      Explore our Trails

      Find your new favorite get-away
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      Skies of Glory

      Don't forget to look up often!
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      Unique Road Markers

      Find Big Tire Junction and learn the story
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      Along the Glenwood Highway

      Travel the northern route across Klickitat County for more amazing views
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      Gorge Sunset

      view from high on a hill in White Salmon area
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      Access to the Forest

      Many waterfalls can be found in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest
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      River of Fog

      Sunset from White Salmon looking West down the Gorge
  • Welcome to the Columbia River Gorge!

    Whitewater, wind sports, hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, winter sports, artisanal wines and beers, simple and exquisite dining, exciting events, healthy local economies, thriving businesses, involved citizens, carefully protected environments, total relaxation, refreshment, and satisfaction — you'll discover it all here in abundance!

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    Every Day is Beautiful in Green Valley

    With a wide variety of events and opportunities, Green Valley has something to offer everyone. Celebrate the fun of the Minnesota State Fair with us each summer. Enjoy a scenic stroll through our many parks or play a round of golf at one of our three courses. Have your picture taken with the World’s Largest Owl and marvel at all the beautiful outdoor murals throughout the town.

    Our community offers a thriving economy, superb schools, traditional values, faith and fellowship, helpful services, and many entertainment options. Green Valley is truly the ideal place for new ventures and new growth because every day is abeautiful day.

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  • A Big, Beautiful Gym A Big, Beautiful Gym

    Residents value a quality of life hard to find anywhere else in the country, and their attentiveness to personal and community health is a large part of this lifestyle. With a close tie to the land, residents encourage one another to stay physically fit in the numerous gyms, yoga and fitness studios, as well as regular workouts in our outdoor gym: the Gorge.

  • Good Food Matters Good Food Matters

    Along with the health food stores available, many locally-sourced, organic, and health-conscious eateries and grocers are also at the disposal of residents who seek such amenities. A strong Farmer’s Market network is an important aspect to connecting citizens to fresh produce and healthy options. A well run community food bank program ensures that even those financially restricted citizens have access to healthy, fresh foods.

  • Serenity Available Here Serenity Available Here

    Go to a Forest. Walk slowly. Breathe. Open all your senses. This is the healing way of Shinrin-yoku Forest Therapy, the medicine of simply being in the forest. The idea is simple: if a person visits a natural area and walks in a relaxed way there are calming, rejuvenating and restorative benefits to be achieved. John Muir wrote, “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home. Wilderness is a necessity.”

    We invite you to visit the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Mt. Adams Wilderness Areas for your forest therapy. Stop by our Visitor Center for directions and details including old growth timber areas.

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