Check out East Point Kite Beach, where powerful winds launch kiteboarders up to 40 feet in the air. The nearby town of Stevenson is a gateway to first-rate windsurfing sites on the Columbia River Gorge and home of the summertime Kiteboarding Festival. Kiteboarders should also check out Home Valley, Swell City, Bingen, Doug's Beach, and Maryhill.

 
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Expert Review of East Point Kite Beach

Beach Review of East Point Kite Beach

Away Travel Expert: Christine Loomis
BeachExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Kiteboarding,Windsurfing
BeachExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • The beach's strong winds are perhaps too powerful to actually fly a kite, but they can't be beat for launching kiteboarders so high in the air, they'll forget what the ground looked like.
  • Access top windsurfing sites at nearby Stevenson.
  • Well-known kiteboard maker Slingshot Sports has its headquarters here.

Address:
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Stevenson, Washington


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