Since the Condit Dam was purposefully breached in 2011, White Salmon River has been flowing freely South from the base of Mount Adams to the Columbia River. Stretching more than 40 miles, parts of White Salmon River Oregon have been designated as National Wild & Scenic areas by the US Forest Service. Known for its rapid, turquoise green waters, White Salmon River is a popular whitewater rafting destination.
About White Salmon River
Traveling 40 miles South from Mount Adams in Washington to the Columbia River, which separates Oregon from Washington, White Salmon River is one the best rivers for kayaking and whitewater rafting in Washington.
Known for its turquoise blue waters, several sections of White Salmon River have been designated a National Wild & Scenic Area by the US Forest Service. After spending an afternoon on the river or along its banks, it’s easy to understand how this beautiful and powerful river got its designation.
White Salmon River Attractions
One of the reasons White Salmon River is so wild, beautiful, and unique, is because it is one of the only undammed rivers in the Pacific Northwest. Since the Condit Dam was purposefully breached in 2011, the White Salmon River has been flowing uninhibited for over 40 miles.
Its long stretches of powerful, rapid water make White Salmon River Oregon an excellent destination for white water rafting and kayaking. To experience an afternoon on White Salmon River, book a whitewater rafting adventure with Wet Planet Rafting & Kayaking. Based out of White Salmon, Washington, Wet Planet makes the planning and accessibility to White Salmon River easy.
Stay with Hood River Vacations
Hood River, Oregon is close to the White Salmon River and several other exciting opportunities for outdoor recreation in the Columbia River Gorge. Located right on the banks of the Columbia River, the town of Hood River boasts amazing accessibility to hiking, water sports, trail running, climbing, and more.
Additionally, Hood River is known for its awarded restaurants, coffee shops, breweries, and tax-free shopping downtown.
Hood River Vacations offers several beautiful vacation homes in Hood River, Oregon. Although each of the properties has its own unique aesthetic, all of our homes are tastefully decorated, beautifully designed, and conveniently located. Whether you’re looking for a home with direct views of Mount Hood, a condo with a hot tub, or a simple place to call home for a weekend, we have several options for you to choose from in Hood River.