Learn More About The Region

Whether you're reading to a classroom of youngsters, or just curious yourself, this region has a lot to explore. It's rich history has helped shape art, customs, and stories of its own.

It's tough to get beyond the region's breathtaking natural beauty, thickly-forested mountains, and cascading waterfalls--but if you do, you'll find that the Columbia River Gorge has a rich cultural history that's all its own.


Many historical references from Loowit's Legend have found their way into regional place names or businesses.  Do you know their meaning?


Explore the terms to the left to learn more.