- The list below includes 320 free or cheap things to do in or near Portland, Oregon, including 85 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Gardens, Hiking Trails and Historic Districts.
- From Columbia River Gorge to Oneonta Gorge, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Portland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Linn, Vancouver, Oregon City and Hillsboro.
Four basketball hoops, a youth-sized baseball diamond, and tennis court make Bob Newton Park popular for sport-based recreation. The site which is spread over nearly six acres also has playground equipment and picnic tables.
Lorang Fine Art offers an expanse of artistic styles, themes and mediums representing more than 70 artists. Patrons can view oil, acrylic, pastels and watercolor paintings throughout the gallery with themes ranging from local landmarks to Native American motifs.
Featuring a mix of indoor and outdoor exhibits, Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center displays regional artifacts from prehistory up until present day. The museum also features agricultural equipment and an outdoor train engine.
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515 NW Portage Rd, PO Box 396, Cascade Locks, OR 97217 MoreLess Info
An adventure based brewing company, Thunder Island Brewing Co believes good beer should come with a thrill. Promoting lifestyle sports such as climbing, camping and boating, the brewery serves a selection of beers, hard ciders and wines.
Visitors can view a diverse collection of artwork from Heather Soderberg at Soderberg Gallery & Studio. The collection features a wide variety of bronze sculptures and paintings of both wildlife and people.
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1 NW Portage Road, Cascade Locks, OR 97014 MoreLess Info
Cascade Locks Historical Museum is a historic house in Cascade Locks Marine Park that features photographs and artifacts on the history of the Columbia River Gorge. The Oregon Pony Locomotive is also on display at the museum.
92% 25 votes
200 River View Drive, Cascade Locks, OR 97014 MoreLess Info
Always Catchin' Fishing Charters LLC specializes in salmon and sturgeon fishing in the rivers of Oregon. The guided fishing tours run from spring until fall in the Willamette, Columbia and John Day rivers.
The Keizer Heritage Foundation is a non-profit organization that has the goal of maintaining the building and grounds as a source of pride for Keizer citizens. The foundation hosts weddings, parties, and meetings.