- TripBuzz found 56 things to do with kids in or near Cascade Locks, Oregon, including 46 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Corbett, Hood River, Welches and Troutdale.
- From Always Catchin' Fishing Charters, LLC to Bonneville Dam Fish Hatchery, the Cascade Locks area offers 80 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Fishing, Bike Paths and History Museums.
- Cascade Locks was built directly next to the Columbia River. The closeness to this large waterway means that most recreation in the area revolves around the river and water-based fun. A wide range of beautiful natural scenery is also offered both in and around the town which attracts many hikers who which to access the Pacific Crest Trail.
With 960 acres of snow covered trails, Mt. Hood Ski Bowl is one of the most popular ski areas in the region. The resort also offers special snow tubing areas and ski lessons for both children and beginning adults.
The McLoughlin House of Oregon City stands as a memorial to the settlement of the area and the great contributions given by Dr. John McLoughlin. The house is now open for guided tours and offers Victorian handcraft demonstrations throughout the month.
Spanning a total of 10 acres, Burnside Park is a local community park located on the scenic Willamette River. Visitors to the park have access to numerous fishing areas and hiking trails lined with unique wildlife for viewing.
Once home to Harley Stevens Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Crawford Stevens, the Stevens-Crawford Museum offers a guided tour of a 1908 craftsman style house. The museum includes a toy collection, furnishings from the period and a working Victrola.
One of the largest outdoor recreation sites in the area is the Mary S. Young Park which spans 128 acres. The forested area has an off-leash dog area, numerous trails, sports fields, children's play areas, and a shelter that can be reserved.