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Rainier is located north of Portland, between Prescott and Clatskanie along US Highway 30.

The town of Rainier was founded by Charles E. Fox, who settled there in 1851, and was the first postmaster. Situated in Columbia County, this historic mill town was named for Mount Rainier, visible to the northeast. It was an important river town in its early days. Rainier is also the southern anchor of the Lewis and Clark Bridge, the only bridge over the Columbia River between Portland and Astoria. This bridge allows Northwest Oregon residents immediate access to Interstate 5 and all points north, such as Longview, WA.

Shuttle service to Portland International Airport provided by Bay Shuttle.

Popular amenities for the Rainier area include: City Riverfront Park: tennis courts, basketball courts, walking paths and green space; City Marina/Public Moorage/Transient Tie-up; recreational boat launch; Days in the Park; Columbia River Fishing (salmon & steelhead, sturgeon, walleye).

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12/16 Coming to The area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
4th Annual Tenor Guitar Gathering Astoria OR May30-June2 You'll hear guitars, ukeleles, banjos, and fiddles playing their tunes at the tenor guitar gathering.