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Washougal is a small city located in Clark County in the southwest corner of the state of Washington. The estimated population in 2008 was 13,509. Washougal sits on the Washington side of the Columbia River, with its' lowlands and prairie. It is the hub for the west entrance to the spectacular Columbia River Gorge. Motorists who approach Washougal from the west on the Lewis & Clark Highway are treated to a majestic display of Mount Hood rising above the Cascade Mountains. Mount Hood is framed by the columnar cliffs that are the gateway to the Gorge and the great Columbia River. The town of Washougal is called the "Crossroads to Discovery," in the Pacific Northwest. The area was first explored by Captain Robert Gray, a Boston fur trader in 1792, and shortly thereafter, famed British explorer, George Vancouver traveled here to verify Gray's discovery. In 1805-1806, another important group of explorers visited the Washougal area, which marked the first cross-continental exploration - the famous Lewis & Clark expedition. Today Washougal is a peaceful, safe, clean and scenic environment. The Washougal River, which joins the Columbia River here, is known for its excellent fishing. Lacamas Lake Park offers boating, fishing, picnicking and hiking trails. The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, to the east, is also a popular tourist and wind surfing area.

Surrounding areas: Vancouver, Washington (15.4 mi), Kalama, Washington (37.8 mi)

Washougal Vacation Rentals

Washougal Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Inn America A Budget Motel1000 NW Graham RdTroutdale, OR3.2 mi.(800) 469-4667
Burns West Motel790 NW FrontageTroutdale, OR3.4 mi.(503) 667-6212
Comfort Inn & Suites Troutdale477 NW Phoenix DrTroutdale, OR3.4 mi.(503) 669-6500
Mcmenamins Edgefield2126 SW Halsey StTroutdale, OR4.0 mi.(503) 669-8610
Wood Village Shilo Inn2522 Ne 238TH DrWood Village, OR4.3 mi.(503) 641-6565
Best Western Rama Inn23525 Ne HalseyTroutdale, OR4.7 mi.(503) 491-9700
Days Inn & Suites24124 Se Stark StGresham, OR5.3 mi.(800) 788-8924
Holiday Inn Portland/Gresham2752 NE Hogan DrGresham, OR5.4 mi.(503) 907-1777
Best Western Pony Soldier Inn Gresham1060 E Cleveland AveGresham, OR6.3 mi.(503) 665-1591
Howard Johnson Inn1572 NE Burnside RdGresham, OR6.3 mi.(503) 666-9545
Quality Inn Gresham1545 Ne Burnside StGresham, OR6.3 mi.(503) 666-9545
Hampton Inn3039 Ne 181ST AvePortland, OR6.6 mi.(503) 669-7000
Days Inn Portland East/Gresham2261 NE 181st AvePortland, OR6.7 mi.(503) 618-8400
Hawthorn Inn & Suites2323 Ne 181ST AvePortland, OR6.7 mi.(503) 492-4000
Extended Stay America17777 NE Sacramento StPortland, OR6.8 mi.(503) 661-0226
Four Points Hotel By Sheraton Portland East1919 Ne 181ST AvePortland, OR6.8 mi.(503) 491-1818
Comfort Suites1477 Ne 183RD AveGresham, OR6.9 mi.(877) 771-7769
Canby Inn463 SW First Ave Hwy 99eGresham, OR7.0 mi.(503) 266-5400
Travelers Inn & Suites121 Ne 181ST AvePortland, OR7.3 mi.(503) 661-5100
Econo Lodge18323 Se Stark StPortland, OR7.4 mi.(800) 426-3666
Springhill Suites Vancouver CTC1421 SE Tech Center DrVancouver, WA7.4 mi.(360) 260-1000
Holiday Inn Express Suites11938 Ne Airport WayPortland, OR8.7 mi.(503) 251-9991
Courtyard By Marriott Portland Airport11550 Ne Airport WyPortland, OR8.9 mi.(503) 252-3200
Days Hotel11550 Ne Airport WayPortland, OR8.9 mi.(503) 252-3200
Hilton Garden Inn - Portland Airport12048 Ne Airport WayPortland, OR9.0 mi.(503) 255-8600
Comfort Suites Portland Airport12010 NE Airport WayPortland, OR9.1 mi.(503) 261-9000
Staybridge Suites - PDX11936 Ne Glenn Widing DrPortland, OR9.1 mi.(503) 262-8888
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland Airport11929 Ne Airport WayPortland, OR9.2 mi.(800) 228-2800
Springhill Suites By Marriott Portland Airport11922 Ne Airport Way EastPortland, OR9.2 mi.(503) 253-4095
Clarion Hotel11518 NE Glenn Widing RdPortland, OR9.3 mi.(503) 252-2222
Shilo Inn Portland Airport Suites Hotel11707 Ne Airport WayPortland, OR9.3 mi.(503) 641-6565
La Quinta Inn & Suites11207 NE Holman StPortland, OR9.5 mi.(503) 382-3820
Super 8 Motel11011 Ne HolmanPortland, OR9.6 mi.(503) 257-8988
Phoenix Inn12712 Se 2ND CirVancouver, WA9.6 mi.(360) 891-9777
Comfort Inn & Suites Portland Airport5019 NE 102nd AvePortland, OR10.1 mi.(503) 252-6397
Best Western Inn9901 Ne Sandy BlvdPortland, OR10.2 mi.(503) 256-1504
Best Western Inn Of Vancouver11506 Ne 3rd StVancouver, WA10.2 mi.(360) 254-4000
Extended Stay America300 NE 115TH AveVancouver, WA10.2 mi.(360) 604-8530
Quality Inn & Conference Center221 NE ChkalovVancouver, WA10.2 mi.(360) 253-8900
The Guest House Motel11504 Ne 2ND StVancouver, WA10.2 mi.(360) 254-4511
Bed & Breakfast
Vintage Inn B&B310 W 11th StVancouver, WA15.9 mi.(360) 693-6635

Washougal Weather & Climate

The Northwest Region of Oregon, near the city of Portland, enjoys a year round mild climate, with much less rain than the stereotype cities of the rainy Pacific Northwest. On average, this region of the state receives less rainfall than that of Atlanta, Houston, Indianapolis or Seattle. That's not to say it never rains here - it receives an average of 36.3 inches per year, mostly in the winter and early spring. The Pacific Ocean is an influencing factor on the climate, which helps moderate temperatures year round. Rarely is there severe weather such as tornadoes or flooding. Hailstorms usually occur each year, but are generally light and cover small areas. The north coastal area receives the least amount of sunshine in the state.

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Washougal Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Portland Troutdale airport (TTD) located about 3 miles southwest of Washougal in Portland, Oregon, the Portland International airport (PDX) located approximately 11 miles west of Washougal in Portland, Oregon, the Scappoose Industrial Airpark airport (SPB) located roughly 27 miles northwest of Washougal in Scappoose, Oregon, the Portland Hillsboro airport (HIO) located around 29 miles west of Washougal in Hillsboro ( Portland ), Oregon, the Aurora State airport (UAO) located about 30 miles southwest of Washougal in Aurora, Oregon, the Mc Minnville Municipal airport (MMV) located approximately 46 miles southwest of Washougal in Mcminnville, Oregon, Mcnary Field (SLE) located roughly 56 miles southwest of Washougal in Salem, Oregon, and finally the Columbia Gorge Regional The Dalles Municipal airport (DLS) located around 57 miles east of Washougal in The Dalles, Oregon.

Washougal Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Oaks Amusement ParkPortlandOR16.1 mi.
Enchanted ForestTurnerOR58.8 mi.
Golf Courses
Gresham Golf CourseGreshamOR7.4 mi.
Persimmon Country ClubGreshamOR7.4 mi.
Glendoveer Golf CoursePortlandOR8.7 mi.
Greanlee Golf CourseBoringOR10.6 mi.
Mountain View Golf ClubBoringOR10.6 mi.
Rose City Golf CoursePortlandOR11.8 mi.
Broadmoor Golf CoursePortlandOR13.1 mi.
Cedars Golf ClubBrush PrairieWA13.6 mi.
Hartwood Golf CourseBrush PrairieWA13.6 mi.
Claremont Golf CoursePortlandOR14.5 mi.
Colwood National Golf ClubPortlandOR14.5 mi.
Heron Lakes Golf CoursePortlandOR14.5 mi.
Portland Meadows Golf CoursePortlandOR14.5 mi.
St John Golf & Country ClubSaint JohnWA14.5 mi.
Top O Scott Public Golf CoursePortlandOR14.5 mi.
Bowyers Par 3 Golf CourseVancouverWA15.2 mi.
Fairway Village Golf CourseVancouverWA15.2 mi.
Lakeview Par 3 Golf ChallengeVancouverWA15.2 mi.
Pine Crest Golf CourseVancouverWA15.2 mi.
Eastmoreland Golf CoursePortlandOR15.7 mi.
Eagle Creek Golf CourseEagle CreekOR16.1 mi.
SahHahLee Golf CourseClackamasOR16.1 mi.
Childrens CourseGladstoneOR18.1 mi.
Lake Oswego Golf CourseLake OswegoOR18.7 mi.
Beacon Rock Public GolfNorth BonnevilleWA18.8 mi.
Sandelie GolfWest LinnOR19.8 mi.
Stone Creek Golf ClubOregon CityOR20.1 mi.
Oregon City Golf ClubOregon CityOR20.8 mi.
Springwater Golf CourseEstacadaOR20.9 mi.
RedTail Golf CourseBeavertonOR22.8 mi.
Ski Areas
Cooper SpurPortlandOR16.1 mi.
Mount Hood MeadowsPortlandOR16.1 mi.
Mount Hood SkibowlGovernment CampOR34.8 mi.
Willamette PassEugeneOR111.7 mi.
Mount BachelorBendOR117.0 mi.
State Parks
Lewis and Clark State ParkOR3.1 mi. 
Dabney State ParkOR5.0 mi. 
Crown Point State ParkOR6.2 mi. 
Portland Womens Forum State ParkOR6.2 mi. 
Rooster Rock State ParkOR6.6 mi. 
Government Island State ParkOR7.2 mi. 
George W Joseph State ParkOR7.4 mi. 
Guy W Talbot State ParkOR7.4 mi. 
Shepperds Dell State ParkOR8.4 mi. 
Bridal Veil Falls State ParkOR8.6 mi. 
Rocky Butte State ParkOR10.5 mi. 
Benson State ParkOR11.3 mi. 
Ainsworth State ParkOR14.6 mi. 
Wormald State ParkWA15.9 mi. 
Bonnie Lure State ParkOR16.1 mi. 
McLoughlin State ParkOR16.1 mi. 
Battle Ground State ParkWA16.4 mi. 
Beacon Rock State ParkWA17.4 mi. 
John B Yeon State ParkOR18.1 mi. 
Tryon Creek State ParkOR18.7 mi. 
Oregon Historical SocietyPortlandOR16.1 mi.(History)
Oregon Museum of Science and IndustryPortlandOR16.1 mi.(Science)
Bathtub Art MuseumPortlandOR16.1 mi.(Art)
Portland Art MuseumPortlandOR16.1 mi.(Art)
End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive CenterOregon CityOR19.8 mi.(History)
International Museum of Carousel ArtHood RiverOR41.1 mi.(Art)
Oregon State Archives Online ExhibitSalemOR55.3 mi.(History)
Hallie Ford Museum of ArtSalemOR55.3 mi.(Art)
A.C. Gilbert's Discovery VillageSalemOR55.3 mi.(Children's)
Zoos and Aquariums
Oregon ZooPortlandOR16.1 mi.
Northwest Trek Wildlife ParkEatonvilleWA88.9 mi.
Point Defiance Zoo and AquariumTacomaWA115.5 mi.

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