Welcome to a rare and potential-filled parcel in the Columbia River Gorge. For nature lovers seeking a country lifestyle, there's plenty of privacy and peace to be had in this enchanting location with expansive territorial and Mt Hood views. This 37.1-acre property features open pastures and forest paths that invite exploration. A year-round stream and gentle sloping landscapes are both found here, while the natural building site is easily accessible by county road. Nestled amid stunning landscapes, 399 McGowan Road offers all four seasons of the northwest, along w/ plenty of sunshine in the spring and summer. A variety of native flowers delight throughout the spring & early summer. Come autumn, the vibrance of fall colors including neighboring stands of aspen are breathtaking. Winter months offer the opportunity to cross-country ski and snowshoe through a private wonderland. Select a Christmas tree from an abundance of possibilities on your own property. Your new home is 20 minutes from prime Columbia River kiteboarding and stand-up paddle boarding opportunities, excellent fishing and swimming on the Klickitat River, wineries, and the charming town of Lyle. Into hiking? There are countless horse riding, hiking & biking trails close by. The small cities of Hood River & The Dalles, with a variety of dining and shopping opportunities, are each within an easy commute. Power is available at the road and the local Volunteer Fire Department station is within sight of this parcel on Cimmiyotti Road. No CCR's or HOA; Property is located outside of the CGNSA. An abundance of wildlife including deer, turkeys, songbirds & raptors, this remarkable property is ready to become your personal homestead paradise or retreat. The forestry-zoned property has a built-in tax deferral however, at least two acres can be used to build. Buyer to do due diligence w/ Klickitat County regarding building & forestry requirements/restrictions.