The Real Estate Agent for Washougal
Washougal, WA, sister-city to Camas, WA, is a rustic town situated between the Columbia River and Mount Hood. Founded in 1904, Washougal was once an important stop on the Oregon Trail. Today, the city is a mixture of historic architecture, contemporary flair, and scenic landscape. If this sounds like the place you’d like to call home, reach out to Terrie Cox today.
Washougal students are served by the Washougal School District. This district offers several K-12 options, including Excelsior High School, as well as several comprehensive preschool programs. More than two-thirds of the teachers employed by the district have master’s degrees. For secondary education, Mt. Hood Community College and Everest College-Vancouver are both less than 10 minutes away. Nearby, Portland also has plenty of secondary education options.
FOOD AND DRINK
For a small town, Washougal has a surprising number of local breweries. Stop into Beacon Rock, Doomsday, Bigfoot, or Smead’s for a pint of delicious local beer. Many of the restaurants and grocery stores in town offer wines from vineyards in the local Puget Sound or Columbia Gorge wine-growing regions. When you’re hungry, Washougal offers several bistros and cafes, perfect for a late lunch or early dinner.
THINGS TO DO
Visit the Two Rivers Heritage Museum for a look at the local history of Washougal, including a look at the early American tribes native to the area and the impact that the textile industry had on the town’s economy. Also visit Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, nestled in the woods not too far from the town. Many of the tombstones there date back to the late 1800s. Take in a motocross event or learn to ride at the Washougal MX Park.
With the Columbia River so close to Washougal, boating, kayaking, and canoeing can be enjoyed year round. Riverside Marine Service offers plenty of space for you to dock your equipment, too. Washougal has several parks, including Angelo Park, Beaver Park, Campen Creek Park, and Hathaway Park, with plenty of walking and hiking trails, as well. Nearby, Mount Hood also has miles of trails, as well as skiing and snowboarding during the winter season.
If you would like to learn more about current listings in Washougal or other areas in Washington, call or text Terrie directly at (360) 607-4100.