HOOD RIVER COUNTY, Oregon
45 miles east of Portland, bordering Washington State and the Columbia River, Hood River County is conveniently located off Interstate 84 or Highway 35.
Once you arrive in Hood River County, you'll find an endless number of things to do. Please inquire at the Hood River County Visitors Center for information on places to:
*Stay*Eat*Camp*Hike*Ski*Cycle*Fish*Boat*Picnic*Swim*Windsurf*Sightsee*Wine taste*Train ride*Shop & Browse*Raft*Kayak*
In the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, bounded by the mighty Columbia River and the snow-capped Cascade Mountains, Hood River County offers a sampling of Oregon's best. You'll find natural beauty everywhere: 80,000 acres of forest lands, waterfalls, wildflowers, sandy beaches, rushing streams, unending valley orchards and vast, sunny blue skies. Count on beautiful things to see year-round, and a variety of things to do in our wonderful, natural setting.
In SPRING and AUTUMN, the Hood River Valley's world famous fruit orchards take center stage, when boughs are heavy with blossoms, or a season's bountiful harvest.
WINTER draws skiers to the miles of Mt. Hood ski trails. Choose the groomed runs and tracks of nationally known resorts, or opt for cross-country trails winding through pristine forests.
SUMMER provides endless options for fun. Windsurfing, waterskiing, kayaking, swimming and whitewater rafting are popular activities in our watersports wonderland. Hiking, fishing, mountain biking, camping, horseback riding, snowskiing, or just plain sightseeing can be enjoyed all year round.
Admire the Hood River Valley from the historic Mt. Hood Railroad, cruise the Columbia River on the Sternwheeler, or browse through the many shops throughout the county. Award-winning wineries and a renowned brewery draw devotees of the grape and hop, and diners find restaurant choices range from fast food to ethnic to gourmet. At the end of the day, put your feet up in a riverview hotel or pleasant bed and breakfast inn, and reflect on the delightful place you've chosen to visit!
There's so much to see...so much to do!
Make your first stop the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center. You'll find helpful, friendly people there offering suggestions for things to do in Hood River County.
A large topographical map of the region, U.S. Forest Service Information, a huge selection of brochures, as well as other visual aids make up a wealth of information available to you.
For more information, call 800-366-3530 or 541-386-2000.
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Hood River County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Council
Port Marina Park
Hood River, Oregon 97031
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