Visiting the Area


The Kelso-Longview area is a scenic corner of SW Washington situated at the meeting of three rivers with a backdrop of green forests and white mountains, with opportunities for year-round recreation drawing both visitors and residents.

The comfortable rural life style and small-town charm of the area is a combination of elegant residential areas and an active river front industry. It is an area where international corporations and small businesses exist side by side.

The area is attractive for all ages of people. Here you will find an emphasis on education, families, business development, natural resources and quality of life. Residents pride in the beauty of the areas parks, trees, rivers and surrounding forests is reflected in active community programs and service groups. 

The citys' location make them an ideal base to explore the area, centrally located for both northern and southern routes to the awe inspiring Mt St Helens.  
Locally we have many festivals and events including the Hilander festivalGo 4th festival, car festivals, Downtown markets, and farmers markets, check our community calendar for this months events.