Skamania Lodge #7Skamania Lodge Golf Course

Skamania Lodge Golf Course
1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way
Stevenson, Washington 98648
Skamania County

Phone(s): (800) 293-0418, (509) 427-2540
Fax: (509) 427-2547
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Located just 45 minutes outside of Portland, Skamania Lodge Golf Course is surrounded by woodlands, giving it an entirely secluded feel. The course sits along the north bank of the Columbia River Gorge. Golfers shouldn't be surprised if they are joined by some of the abundant wildlife that call the course home, including deer, turtles, geese, and osprey. The terrain also provides a variety of challenges, ranging from dramatic elevation changes to mature trees lining the fairways. Water comes into play frequently, especially on the front nine, and the landing areas are extremely tight. The yardage listed on the scorecard, 6,025 yards, does not accurately reflect the challenges of this golf course so be prepared for a formidable test. Club selection, course management, and accuracy are all important factors in this round.

Skamania Lodge Golf Course
4 stars out of 5 (based on 3 reviews)
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Skamania Lodge #7 (Windy Ridge) - Second shot should favor the left side to open up your approach to the green. Once on the green, take a minute to admire the grandeur of the Gorge, with wind Mountain in the background.Skamania Lodge #5 - A good target is the large snag guarding the middle of the fairway. (Tell yourself that you hit a good shot if you actually hit the tree!) The landing area is actually quite large, and leaves a short iron approach shot.Skamania Lodge #18: This double dogleg par 5 is rarely man's best friend. A strong finish to what we hope was a great day, this hole requires accuracy from tee to green to avoid finding the huckleberry bushes. Favor the left side of the fairway off the teSkamania Lodge #6: Swirling winds can make this deceptively easy looking hole a bear. Club selection is very important, as you'll notice it's quite a drop from the tee. All in all, a shot that lands on the green is really very good!Skamania Lodge #4: One of the course signature holes. Beware of the infamous Columbia Gorge winds that will blow your shot offline. A strong drive will clear the hazards, but a smart play is to lay back even with the large tree, 150 yards from the green.Skamania Lodge #1: The fairway drops off to the right, so the ideal tee shot is down the left side. The hole is slightly uphill from 150 yards in so you might need one extra club for your approach.Skamania Lodge #14: This hole has been named the Skamania Lodge #3: The Skamania Lodge #12: A course signature hole. Ideal tee shot is around, over, under or through the clump of maple trees and down the hill. Don't get too greedy on your approach shot as this green is heavily guarded by Lilly Pad Lake on the right.Skamania Lodge #2: Don't be fooled by the yardage on the scorecard. This hole, with Foster Creek lurking in the trees to the left, demands accuracy off the tee. A successful tee shot will reap great rewards and offer a good chance for a birdie.

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Gene Bunny Mason
  • Public/Private: Resort
  • Year opened: 1993
  • Golf Season: February - December
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways:
  • Greens:

Facilities

  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code: Proper attire is required.
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Blue 70 5807 124 69.3
Red (W) 69 4362 111 66.1
White 70 5351 122 67.3

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Skamania Lodge Golf Course
    4.5 stars out of 5
    by bob madon
    on September 28th, 2012 18:40
    Great course only surpassed by the folks that work there. Be prepared for super tight fairways and elevation changes. I couldn't be more pleased with our experience.
  • Skamania Lodge Golf Course
    2.5 stars out of 5
    by John R.
    on August 06th, 2012 08:47
    WOW. If you haven't played this course yet I highly recommend that you add this to your golfing bucket list! With tight fairways and lots of trees this is definitely a target course. If you have a slice or hook bring lots of balls!
  • Skamania Lodge Golf Course
    5 stars out of 5
    by steve
    on July 24th, 2012 12:48
    beautiful fun course in good shape. the views are incredible. tight so distance isn't the issue.
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