Washougal is in a rural part of Clark County, WA. For this reason, many homes are on acreage, surrounded by trees, have panoramic views, or are on river waterfronts. Some have all of the above! Yet, it is close to city services, shops and amenities - without traffic jams.
Its namesake, the Washougal River, Chinook for "Rushing Water", is one of the most pristine rivers in the West. Because of its rural location, the small town of Washougal has all the benefits of "nature as neighbors." It has the peaceful environs of the country, yet easy access to city amenities.
If you are considering a home in Washougal WA, you should know the current market for homes sales*.
Median Days on Market was only 45 days - properties in Washougal don't last long!
*Report is for Single Family Homes starting at $350,000.
Places of Interest in Washougal and Surrounding Area
Washougal is also known as the “Gateway to the Columbia Gorge.” Head east along WA State Route 14 past Washougal to experience towering bluffs and breath-taking views of the massive Columbia River Gorge. Many options for light-to-challenging hiking.
Cape Horn Loop Trail. A bit challenging as nature hikes go, but worth it for the magnificent views of the Columbia River Gorge. Be aware that, at certain times of the year, some peaks are off limits due Peregrin falcons nesting. But, you’ll still hear their whistles as they soar overhead.
Captain William Clark Park along the Columbia River. This area offers running trails, picnicking, boating, and swimming. With the great setting on the Columbia, you will surely want to return for many outdoor activities.
Pendleton Woolen Mills. Visitors to the working woolen mill can take a free tour of the mill in small groups. You can see the process firsthand from their state-of-the-art dye house, through spinning and weaving, to the finishing of their distinctive Indian blankets. And afterwards, you can shop in the Mill Store where you can select from Pendleton’s array of menswear, womenswear, blankets and fabrics.
Our Bar Restaurant. Comfortable, casual restaurant that offers fresh local ingredients prepared in unique, flavorful dishes. Excellent breakfast and lunch menu. Try their home-baked bacon cheddar biscuits!
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