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Join a Volcano Lands tour and let us be your guides to the natural wonders that surround Portland, Oregon.

We’ll pick you up in Portland and provide safe, comfortable transportation in our 12-passenger van.

Each of our small group tours is designed to give you an exciting, in-depth experience of the region’s natural history. You’ll learn about and connect with the wildlife, plants, and ecosystems of the spectacular Pacific Northwest.

 Rainy days make for some epic scenery in the Columbia River Gorge.  Record numbers of fall run Chinook Salmon are migrating up the Columbia River right now  Fog on Saddle Mountain
 Ivan holding an Alligator Lizard  Garter snake at Silver Falls. Photo by Kristin W.
 At Silver Falls, Oregon    Ivan leading a tour on the wild and windy coast.
 Rainy summer day in the Columbia River Gorge.  On the trail to Wahclella Falls in the Columbia Gorge.
 Big Sitka Spruce tree on the Oregon Coast  Tour guest Matthew holding a large shelf fungus, found among the giant trees of Larch Mountain's ancient forest.  Checking out waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge

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  • "Tour guide was really wonderful, so knowledgeable, and just genuinely passionate about his work. This is great for all ages. Definitely book Volcano Lands for your next visit to Portland."

     

    Kat from Princeton, New Jersey (TripAdvisor Review)

  • "More than just a hiking trip, it was an incredible educational opportunity. I think I learned way more on this tour than I would have otherwise."

     

    Amber from Flushing, New York (TripAdvisor Review)

  • "Not only was it a great hike (challenging yet worth every step), but Ivan was very cool and extremely knowledgeable. He was able to point out plants and insects and give as much info on them as you might like."

     

    Alexia from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Yelp Review)

  • "Ivan was a great tour guide and showed us many different kinds of birds, amphibians, reptiles, and plant life on our hikes. We are definitely going to try some other area with Volcano Lands. What a great time."

     

    Karen from Wilsonville, Oregon (TripAdvisor Review)

  • "As I live in the Portland area, I could have made this hike on my own - but would not have gotten the extra insight as to what I was seeing provided by Ivan."

     

    Bob from Portland, Oregon (Yelp Review)

  • "If you ever get the opportunity to visit Portland, taking a tour with Ivan is a must... Ivan thank you for making our trip so memorable!"

     

    Erica from Los Angeles, Calfornia (Yelp Review)

  • "...one of our favorite parts of our Portland vacation. From the moment our guide Ivan picked us up, he put us right at ease with friendly conversation about the day’s plans and facts about the region. "

     

    Bryant from Jacksonville, Florida (TripAdvisor Review)

  • "I loved it, and would highly recommend the tour if you're looking for a way to get out of the city and see more of Oregon and learn something in the process."

     

    Candice from Houston, Texas (TripAdvisor Review)

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