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Discover the Outdoor Beauty and Recreational Opportunities of  Gaston, Oregon

Located in the southwestern part of the county, the small city of Gaston (population under 700) is the smallest city in Oregon’s Washington County. The city was named for Joseph Gaston, an early Oregon pioneer who worked on the railroad, was lawyer, journalist and history.

Despite its small population, there is no shortage of places to visit in northern Gaston.

Agriculture reigns supreme, as Gaston is home to four acclaimed wineries, each producing a variety of wines, including Pinot Noir, from their estate vineyards.

With miles of outdoor recreation opportunities, cyclists, bird-watchers, hikers, swimmers and boaters enjoy the recreational areas such as Henry Hagg Lake and Scoggins Valley Park, a popular spot for triathlons and other endurance sports. Visitors also flock to the region’s first aerial ropes course and zip- line park, Tree to Tree Adventure Park, located minutes from the lake.

For additional information about Gaston, please visit the City of Gaston website.

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Elk Cove Vineyards

Gaston's Elk Cove Vineyards has been family-owned and operated since 1977, and produces Pinot Noir and other varietals.

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Tree to Tree Adventure Park

Tree to Tree is a playground in the trees featuring aerial ropes courses with zip lines and tree top obstacles, a zip-line tour, dueling zips, and other tree-top adventures.

One Horse Tavern

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The One Horse Tavern

The One Horse Tavern is an independently-owned bar and grill nestled among wineries and the scenic Highway 47 to the coast.

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Patton Valley Vineyard

Patton Valley Vineyard is focused on producing fine handcrafted, estate-grown Pinot Noir using certified sustainable farming practices to produce wines that are true to site.

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Kramer Vineyards

Kramer Vineyards produces exceptional estate-driven wines from its sustainably farmed 20-acre vineyard.

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The Weekender: Gaston

Located in the southwestern part of the county, the small city of Gaston is the smallest incorporated city in the Tualatin Valley. Gaston is home to acclaimed wineries and some of the best outdoor recreation this side of the Oregon Coast Range.

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September 20 , 2017

Heirloom Apples Festivals

What do Spitzenberg, King and Cox Orange Pippin all have in common? No, they aren’t the next generation of Santa’s reindeer—they are the varietal names of some truly delicious apples. This season, think beyond the Red Delicious in favor of heirloom apple goodness. The Tualatin Valley is so ga-ga for apple season that we hold […]

July 25 , 2017

Treat Your Dog to an Oregon Wine Getaway

Let your two loves—your pup and Pinot—commingle with Canines Uncorked in the northern Willamette Valley. Use our pet-friendly itinerary for the weekend of August 5-6.