The old Red House, built by an early Goldendale businessman for his bride, is filled with narrow hallways and tiny stairs. It truly resembles a dollhouse and is Goldendale’s treasured mystery.
The Goldendale Observatory is now a part of the Washington State Parks system. From its vantage point on the hills above the city of Goldendale, the telescope gives unobstructed views of the stars.
The Presby Mansion, now a museum honoring the history of Klickitat County, was built prior to 1912. Its Victorian design is a shiny example of many homes in Goldendale.
Windsurfing on the Columbia River has become a very popular activity and since it is just a few miles from Goldendale, it’s another attraction that draws people to the small community.
The Goldendale Library is one of the few libraries in the Northwest which still pay architectural homage to Andrew Carnegie, who put up millions of dollars to build libraries in small frontier communities across the United States.