Centered in the heart of The Klickitat Valley is beautiful Goldendale, Washington. With its diverse landscape for every liking...gently rolling hills, grassy meadows, and heavily treed acres, Goldendale has it all. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the Simcoe Mountains, Columbia Hills, Mt Adams, Mt Hood, and the Klickitat River from most everywhere in The Valley. Along with its many creeks and abundant wildlife, Goldendale WA and The Klickitat Valley provides cool refreshment to body and soul, giving wonderful ambience and opportunities for healthy living.
The Klickitat Valley / Goldendale WA is located only 2 hours East from Portland OR / Vancouver WA. Nestled just north of the scenic Columbia River Gorge, you can find plenty of space for fishing, hunting, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, kite boarding, snowmobiling, motocross or just relaxing with a good book. Goldendale is an easy commute for weekend getaways where fresh air and friendly smiles await you. Goldendale WA also enjoys four definite seasons, not to mention 300+ days of sunshine per year. The average air temp during the summer months is approximately 85-90 degrees with that 'dry heat' feeling. The average air temp during the winter months is approximately 40 degrees, along with a few weeks of intermittent snow that usually melts off every couple of days.
The county seat in Klickitat County is Goldendale. Other major cities besides Goldendale in the County include, Klickitat, Glenwood, Trout Lake, White Salmon, Bingen, Wishram, Lyle, Dallesport, Snowden, Appleton and Bickleton. The elevation of Goldendale WA is approximately 1637 ft. At the time of the 2000 census, the population within the city limits of Goldendale was 3,760. Also, a nationally known point of interest is north of Goldendale, the Goldendale Observatory State Park.
It is hard to believe that with all of the beauty, peacefulness, and serene nature of the Valley, that Goldendale is still one of the best kept secrets of all the Columbia River Gorge! And still yet today, enjoying some of the lowest property prices of the entire Gorge, low taxes, no traffic, sunny weather, abundant recreational activities, and that small town feeling of knowing your neighbor...there's absolutely no other place we'd rather live! Maybe you'll agree....come see us soon! Let us help you 'Catch Your Dream' and find Goldendale real estate or Klickitat County real estate for sale today!