Comfort Inn Columbia Gorge Gateway
1000 Northwest Graham Road
Troutdale, OR 97060
Phone: (503) 492-2900
Fax: (503) 492-3800
Mo from 12:00 PM to 07:00 PM,Tu to Su from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PMThis Japanese Garden includes waterfalls, koi filled ponds, a wisteria arbor, and even a teahouse that was built in Japan with ancient construction techniques. The Strolling Pond contains the five-tiered stone pagoda lantern given to Portland in 1963 by Sapporo, Portland's sister city in Japan. Many events are observed in the gardens, including Children's Day, the Tanabata Star Festival and the Obon Spirit Festival. Garden curators also offer classes in Japanese culture and gardening techniques.