Rainier - USA, Oregon

Rainier, Oregon, is located on the Columbia River opposite Longview, Washington near the mouth of the Cowlitz River. Two miles downstream of Rainier is the Lewis and Clark Bridge which connects Rainier to Longview where you can visit the Mount St. Helens Monument Center. Three miles upstream is Prescott Beach, Oregon, the location of Lewis and Clark's camp of 1805. Rainier was founded in 1851 on the south bank of the Columbia River by Charles E. Fox and was originally named Eminence. The name Rainier was taken from Mount Rainier in Washington, which can be seen from hills above the city and on clear days, Mt. St. Helens is also visible. There are more than 30 cruises calling at this port. Click the month or cruise line logo you are interested in to see details of the cruises.