Portland Women's Forum is a group that has been active in the Columbia River Gorge since 1946. The founding members were
responsible for recognizing that this viewpoint was special and should be saved from private develpment and shared with
the gorge visitors forever. The ladies had teas, sales and raised the funds to buy this viewpoint and eventually gifted
the property to the Oregon Parks & Recreation Department who now take care of this beautiful spot for all to enjoy.
Above, "The Rock" at Portland Women's Forum State Park
The Portland Women's Forum members pictured at their
Purpose: The preservation and beautification of the Columbia River Gorge shall be the principal and permanent
project of the Portland Women’s Forum. The Forum shall also disseminate information concerning civic,
state, national and international affairs. The Forum shall be non-political, non-partisan, and non-profit.
Theme: Our task is to preserve the grandeur of the magnificent and mighty Columbia River Gorge.
The members of the Portland Women’s Forum dedicate themselves to this challenge.
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