Columbia River Gorge Highway Closure Expanded-Unruly Visitors Trespass


Trespassers Result In Expanded Gorge Scenic Highway Closure

Trespassers Result In Expanded Gorge Scenic Highway Closure

Really people? We know it's boring being cooped up, but this is just making it worse, not to mention more dangerous for others! All public land is closed within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area because of the coronavirus outbreak, but that hasn’t stopped people from trespassing onto parks and trails.

Following an influx of unruly crowds, the Oregon Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it will shut down seven additional miles of the Historic Columbia River Highway. (The story here with details!)