Boat of Discovery

Boat of Discovery in red with the I-1 bridge in the background

By Jay Rood
Location: Columbia Way, just west of the I-5 Bridge

Installed in 1992, the Boat of Discovery is a metal, concrete, and brick piece. Its dedication coincided with the bicentennial celebration of the exploration and naming of the Columbia River in 1792.

Artist Jay Rood is a landscape architecture and planning professional, and an adjunct instructor in the University of Oregon's Department of Landscape Architecture.

Boat of Discovery
Columbia Way next to the Red Lion Hotel
Vancouver, WA