|Day Use:||Year Round|
Check our Park Status Map for a list of open parks and our FAQ page for details on this decision.
Major Features & Activities
- Restrooms Flush (ADA)
- Exhibit Information (ADA)
- Viewpoint (ADA)
COVID-19 ALERT: Park is CLOSED until further notice.
For a complete list of open parks and trails in the Gorge, visit readysetgorge.com.
The information below applies to pre-COVID-19 operations.
The Vista House was built in 1916 at the same time as Highway 30 (what is now the Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway, and the only way to reach Crown Point). The building was designed to be a place of refreshment and enjoyment of the Columbia Gorge.
The octagonal building with its green ceramic tile roof houses a museum, gift shop and interpretive display of historic and geologic points of interest in the Gorge.
Link to Vista House's weather station here
Vista House Current Hours:
Vista House is Closed when winds are 50mph or more.
The parking lot areas at the park close at 9:00 pm and reopen at 6:00 am
Please secure your valuable when enjoying parks. Thank you!