||Shaniko Junction, a Junction where United States Route #97, meets United States Route #197, West of Shaniko, Oregon. This is where United States Highway #197 starts its northerly run from, towards the Columbia Gorge, to end at Dellesports, Washington just off the Oregon/Washington border.
||Criterion Summit, a mountain pass in Oregon traversed by United States Highway #197. A viewpoint with map of all mountain peaks that can be seen from its vantage point.
||A Desert Route on United States Highway #197, through High desert region of Oregon, A grand view of Mount Hood in the distance could be had from here.
||Bakeoven Road, to Community of Bakeoven, Oregon, Deschutes River Road, runs along Deschutes River,
||Maupin, Oregon, a city in Wasco County, Oregon, located on the Deschutes River, Deschutes River provides ample opportunities for outoor activities on the river such as fishing and rafting.
||Junction Oregon Route #216/Wapinitia Highway,
|Tygh Valley Road
||Tygh Valley Road, Fred Ashley Road, White River Falls,
|Tygh Valley, Oregon
||Tygh Valley Road/Sherars Bridge Highway, Tygh Valley, Oregon, a community in Wasco County, Oregon, Oregon Route #216, to White River Falls State Park, a state park in central Oregon,
|Dufur Gap Road
||Dufur Gap Road, Tygh Grade Summit, a mountain pass in Oregon traversed by United States Route #197, is located north of Tygh Valley, Oregon.
||Helmrich Road/Dufur Valley Road, The Balch Hotel, a historic commercial lodging building in Dufur, Oregon, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
||Boyd Market Road/Boyd Loop Road, Dufur, Oregon, a city in Wasco County, Oregon, farming community, with wheat being an important crop, along with tree fruit and grapes. A harvest festival called, 'Threshing Bee' is held in August annually.
|Ward Mill Road/Endersby Cutoff
||Ward Mill Road/Endersby Cutoff, Community of Endersby, Oregon,
||Boyd Market Road, Community of Boyd, Oregon,
|Five Mile Road
||Five Mile Road, to The Dalles, on Columbia Gorges
||Junction United States Highway #30/Mossier-The Dalles Highway, The Dalles, Oregon, is the largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, located on the Columbia River Gorge on the Oregon side. The Northwest Cherry Festival is held in The Dalles in April every year. Fort Dalles Museum, Pulpit Rock, are some of the points of interests in The Dalles, Oregon.
||Intersection Interstate Highway #84 on the Columbia River,
|Bridge over Columbia River
||A bridge that carries United States Highway #197 across Columbia River at The City of Dalles, Oregon on to Washington, near The Dalles Dam on the Columbia River
||Dallesport Road, to Dallesport, Washington, located on the Columbia River, Columbia Gorge Regional Airport, also referred to as The Dalles Municipal Airport, is a public airport located in Klickitat County in Washington, near the east end of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
||Intersection Washington State Route #14 intersects just north of Dallesport, Washington. This is the northern terminus of the United States Highway #197.