Thank you for your interest in the 2017 RRNW Symposium; online registration is currently closed. Onsite registration will begin at 1:30 pm on Monday, February 6th for the following registration options, on an “as available” basis only:
• 3 Day Registration, Mem/NonMem: $950
• 3 Day Registration, Students: $450
• 1 Day, as available: $400
• Friday Field Trip, as available: $75
If you have any additional questions, please contact the symposium registration coordinator at We look forward to having you join us at Skamania!

Venue and Access by Highway

The symposium takes place at Skamania Lodge ( in the Columbia River Gorge. The Lodge is located on the west edge of Stevenson, WA and has a beautiful hillside view of the Columbia River. The Lodge is about one hour east of Portland and is easily reached from the east or west via Interstate 84 (along the Oregon side of the Columbia River) to Cascade Locks, then across the Columbia River at Bridge of the Gods, and then a short distance east on Washington Highway 14. It is can also be accessed from east or west along Highway 14.


Lodging Reservations

It is the responsibility of individual symposium attendees to make their own lodging reservations.


Reserve Your Room at Skamania

Skamania Lodge

Skamania Lodge offers the government rate of $115/ night. Please click the button above or call 800-221-7117 or 509-427-7700 and mention RRNW or the group code 1XW29U. Reservations sell out quickly so make your reservation early!

A lodging reservation deadline is set by Skamania Lodge: “Reservations made after 01/08/17 will be accepted on a space-available basis, at the higher of the contracted rate or prevailing rate of the day.” RRNW’s block of rooms will be held until 01/08 and then released back into the general pool of rooms available to others (probably at a higher rate than the contracted rate).


Lodging Accommodations in Oregon – Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn

Some conference participants may have out-of-state travel restrictions and require accommodations on the Oregon side of the Columbia River. The Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn, Cascade Locks, OR (735 Wa Na Pa Street, Cascade Locks) is approximately 3 miles away from Skamania Lodge. Call 800-595-7108 or 541-374-8777 or visit the website at and ask for the River Restoration Northwest rate.


Other nearby Lodging Accommodations

There are other lodging accommodations available near Skamania Lodge. North Bonneville, Stevenson, and towns to the east are nearby on the Washington side of the Columbia River. Hood River, Oregon has many motels but is farther away (20-30 minute drive).

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