Local Attractions near Boardman, OR

Eastern Oregon is jam-packed with outdoor activities like boating, fishing and jet skiing. Enjoy our local attractions like the Pendleton Round-Up, the Columbia Gorge Discover Center and the Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon. Activities such as hiking, biking, and boating are all available close to the River Lodge and Grill.


Here is a list of our favorite local attractions!

SAGE Center

The SAGE Center is an interactive visitor center that highlights sustainable agriculture and energy. Developed by the Port of Morrow, the SAGE Center gives visitors a unique opportunity to learn about the technology that takes place locally within the Port of Morrow and region without visiting each industry.

Marina Park

Encompasses three miles of paved hiking trails extending along the Columbia River where you can view the antique Captain Al James tugboat. Picnic tables, softball diamonds and many other recreational facilities are available.

Sno Road Winery

Estate Echo West Ranch & Vineyard sits in Oregon’s Columbia Valley AVA (American Viticulture Area), Echo, Oregon. Its wind swept and sunny Southeast slopes perch on the bluff overlooking the Umatilla River. The steep terrain at 850-foot elevation with deep volcanic ash make a unique terroir for growing hardy, full-flavored grapes.

Munden's Rising Son Adventures

With over 25 years of experience fishing the Pacific Northwest Jacob Munden will guide your family, friends, and colleagues on a fishing adventure of a lifetime!



The annual Pendleton Round-Up is 44 miles from the hotel but worth the drive. Get an up-close-and-personal look at bull riders, steer ropers and wild cow milkers. Plus, enjoy parades, arts and crafts and an opening night concert that kicks off this week-long celebration. One event will make it abundantly clear why the slogan for the Round-Up is “Let ‘er buck!”

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

This 26,100 square foot exhibit wing holds interactive displays which bring to life the tremendous volcanic upheavals and raging floods that created the Gorge, describe the mighty River which sculpted patterns for a unique and spectacular diversity of vegetation, wildlife, and ancient life ways, and follow the currents that shape our futures in the Gorge.

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6 Marine Drive

Boardman, OR 97818

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