Cascade Locks is known by it's namesake which is the set of locks built by the Army Corp that improves navigation past the Cascade Rapids of the Columbia River. The city was formed when the locks were completed in 1896.
The town is only 3 square miles and has a population of a little over 1000 people.Cascade Locks was once the site of a boom town called Whiskey Flats, and it continues to pride itself on providing friendly accommodations for the traveler.
From the serene to the extreme, you will find something for everyone in Cascade Locks as well as beautiful homes for sale in Cascade Locks. This is a full service community with dining, lodging, camping, an airport, marina & boat launch, automotive services, groceries and various retail shops.
Cascade Locks is located on the Oregon side of the Columbia River. The town is surrounded by the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, a beautiful area defined by the the passageway made by the Columbia River as it cuts through the Cascade Mountains.
The video above describes the nature of this quaint town with it's spectacular vistas.
The Bridge of the Gods is located nearby. This is the area used in the filming of Twilight and is the only bridge that spans the Columbia between Portland and Hood River. Cascade Locks real estate view homes are available.
Shooting of the film Twilight.
Cascade Locks Schools are located in the heart of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. The grade school is K-6. Beyond 6th grade, students attend Hood River Schools.
Cascade Locks is another Oregon city with tremendous outdoor activities. Take a look at the event schedule.
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