About Stevenson, Columbia River, Washington, USA
Stevenson is in the heart of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in Washington. It is the windiest spot in the Gorge. Both W and E winds are steady and constant from May to September with an average of 15 – 20 knots. The water is butter
flat with a small chop of about 1m high, depending on the wind direction and speed. The river is wide and flows to the East, you can rig up your gear on the on the grass.
It is recommended for intermediate to advanced riders, due to the rocky shore and you need to be able to stay upwind. Be careful of
the bridge and stones.
Traveling to Stevenson, Columbia River, Washington, USA
Stevenson is located on the Columbia River. The nearest town is Hood River and the closest city, Portland in Washington, USA. Parking is available behind the industrial building on the river.
Facilities At Stevenson, Columbia River, Washington, USA
Stay at the Columbia Gorge Riverside Lodge; www.cgriversidelodge.com
and dine at the Big River Grill; www.thebigrivergrill.com
which was established in 1993.
Contact Cascade Kiteboarding in Hood River for lessons and gear; www.cascadekiteboarding.com/
Their teaching spot is on the waterfront just east of the East Point Launch parking in Stevenson.