High Ridge is a private, gated community of forty view parcels ranging in size from five to twenty acres in a 280 acre subdivision above the town of Woodland, Washington, two miles off the I-5 freeway and a short 30 minute drive from Portland, Oregon and Portland International Airport.
The breathtaking views include the Columbia River, the Lewis River Valley, Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson, Silver Star and Saddle Mountains in the Cascade Range, and the downtown Portland skyscrapers. The layout of the community, along with strict building restrictions, protects the views of every resident. A wilderness buffer of 200 acres maintains the sense of privacy and solitude.
Each parcel is configured to take advantage of the views and has electricity, phone and water connections along with a septic system permit. Private, paved roads serve the entire development.
Water is provided by a community water system of wells and a reservoir. This is not a “shared well” system, but is classified by the state as a “Small Public Water System Class A”.
For those concerned about building their own homes, please contact us about house-lot packages that are presently being developed.
For lovers of the outdoors, there are few better places to live:
For hikers, campers and outdoor explorers, the nearby Gifford Pinchot National Forest offers an extensive system of campgrounds and trails. You can enjoy alpine meadows and lakes, old growth forests, trout streams, old lava flows, mountain peaks and spectacular vistas in developed as well as in roadless areas.
There are numerous opportunities for winter sports lovers. Skiers and snowboarders have an easy drive to resorts on Mt Hood and Mt. Rainier. Cross country skiers, snowshoe hikers and snowmobilers utilize numerous trails in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
Fishermen have outstanding opportunities the year around within 10 minutes of High Ridge. The nearby rivers, streams and lakes offer spring, summer and fall chinook (king) salmon; fall coho (silver) salmon; summer and winter steelhead; sturgeon; tiger muskie; kokanee (landlocked sockeye salmon); smallmouth bass; and trout. Fishing is such an important pastime in the area that iconic fishing rod manufacturers Lamiglas and G. Loomis are headquartered in Woodland.
For hunters, big game and waterfowl opportunities abound. Duck and goose hunters find success in the fall and winter. Big game hunters pursue blacktail deer and elk in the hills around the Lewis River valley. Deer and elk are frequently seen in High Ridge (no hunting is allowed in the community).
Boating in all of its forms is another popular activity. Power and sail boats utilize the marina in nearby Kalama on the Columbia River; there are also public and private ramps for trailer boats in Woodland. The Lewis River, the nearby Kalama River, and lakes in the area host a variety of watercraft.
Conveniently located two miles from the I-5 freeway, this community is a tranquil retreat from the frenzy of city life, yet is only 6 minutes from Safeway and 30 minutes from the Portland International Airport and the rich mix of fine dining, shopping, cultural, entertainment, and employment offerings in beautiful downtown Portland, Oregon. On the Washington side of the Columbia River, even closer to home, countless retail stores, top-rated hospitals and medical services, and personal and professional enrichment at Clark College and Washington State University’s Vancouver campus are practically at one’s fingertips.
Also contributing to the high quality of life are the many outdoor recreational and sight-seeing attractions within about an hour’s drive, a few of which include the picturesque Oregon coast, the renowned Willamette Valley wine country, the scenic Columbia River gorge, and Oregon’s majestic Mt. Hood. As an added benefit, retirees and residents who live and work in Washington also enjoy keeping more of their hard-earned dollars because there is no state income tax in Washington. This is compared to the roughly 10% combined state and local income tax burden for Portland area residents a few miles to the south. Many also shop in Portland which has no sales tax.
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Come and enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Northwest: snow-capped mountain peaks, tree-covered hills, lush river valleys, the mighty Columbia river, and Portland city lights in the distance, all from your new home in High Ridge. But don’t just look at the beauty, take advantage of all of the outdoor activities located within minutes of your doorstep: hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, boating, and much more. It is said that life is not about the number of breaths that you take, but about the moments that take your breath away. Come to High Ridge and live life to its fullest.