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Explore the Fruit Loop

A unique rural farm experience awaits you in the beautiful Hood River Valley, where you’ll encounter 27 on-the-farm fruit stands, wineries, breweries, cideries, and fields of flowers.

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Take Care Out There

Hood River is here for everyone to enjoy for generations to come — that’s why we’re counting on you!

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Visit Hood River! The best time is now.

Just an hour from Portland, but a world away. With a major international airport one hour away and Seattle just over three, the easy part is getting here; the hardest part is leaving.

One Hour from Portland
Three Hours, 40 Minutes from Seattle
Two-Hour Flight from San Francisco

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Hood River Happenings

Let’s get social! Come see the best of Hood River’s arts, music, food, drink, and culture all year round.

March 31

March Morning Brew

Consolidated Community Credit Union is hosting our March Morning Brew. Join us at their newly remodeled building to drink some coffee and mingle. There will be drawings for prizes.

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April 1

Sustain Home Spring Pop Up

Don’t miss our Spring Pop up! We are  bringing so many great local vendors together in one place. Come shop and browse to find great gifts! Gifts for Mother’s day, your

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Various Dates

20 Myths about End of Life Topics (Free Lectures)

  • Hood River
  • All Day

Gorge End of Life Services will be providing free lectures during April , “20 Myths and End of Life Topics” at our local libraries. This is a great opportunity to

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April 5- May 24

Prenatal Yoga @ Flow

Prenatal Yoga April 5- May 24, 2023 Wednesday’s 2 pm-3 pm Flow Studio: Yoga * Move * Connect 1015 12th St Hood River, OR 97031 This will be a great

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April 5

Hayley Lynn at the Griffin House

  Please join us on Wednesday, April 5th from 6:00-8:00pm for an intimate night of music with Portland based songwriter, Hayley Lynn. With influences ranging from the effortless indie pop of

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April 6- May 25

Mindfulness & Kids Yoga

Afterschool Kids Yoga & Mindfulness April 6- May 25 Each Thursday 2:30 pm- 3:30 pm Location: Flow Studio: Yoga * Move * Connect 1015 12th Street Hood River, OR 97031

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April 6

Phelps Creek First Thursday After Hours

Join us on Thursday, April 6 at Phelps Creek Vineyards tasting room for our First Thursday After Hours. Come to network and enjoy an evening together. The folks at Phelps

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April 12

Downtown Business Meeting

Join us on Wednesday, April 12 at the Columbia Center for the Arts, for our first in-person downtown business meeting in a few years. We look forward to being back

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Find Your Fun

Up for adventure? Down for a drink? No matter your style, find your fun in Hood River.

Play Lists

“What would you do if you came to play in Hood River?” We asked our favorite long-time locals the same question and compiled their answers to create jam-packed weekend play lists.

Snow sports at Mount Hood Meadows

Pow for Breakfast

By Visit Hood River

Recently recognized as the “Nature Lover’s Destination” in the 2021 Sunset Travel Awards and locally revered as the “most wonderful time of the year,” Hood River’s playful winter vibe offers snow-centered experiences, minus the summer bustle. A perfectly balanced mix of charming and hip, Hood River provides an unmatched winter experience, especially when paired with the wild of the surrounding Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood National Forest.

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Skiing down Mt. Hood

Mt Hood Meadows

By Visit Hood River

A Day at Mt Hood Meadows - Offering some of the most spectacular skiing and snowboarding in the Northwest, Meadows is a quick 45 minute drive from Hood River. The variety of Meadows' terrain is what makes it so unique and popular. The wide-open terrain off of Cascade Express offers incredible panoramic views halfway across Oregon from its 7,300-foot elevation. Advanced skiers and snowboarders seek out the steeps in the front bowls, or drop into the seemingly endless pitch of powder-filled Heather Canyon.

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View of Mt Hood from Timberline Ski Resort

Mt Hood Ski Areas

By Visit Hood River

Within a short drive from Hood River, there are some great ski and ride options, throw in the vibrant downtown of Hood River and you've got an amazing winter basecamp, just an hour from Portland, Oregon. Timberline and Cooper Spur offer two very different options and both are less than an hours drive from Hood River. Wax your skis and board, let's go!

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Biking's a Breeze with one of Hood River's E-Biking Adventures

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Experience Local Flavours With PinkBike

By Visit Hood River

Nestled near the base of the tallest mountain in Oregon is a treasure trove of winding singletrack of various skill levels and terrain. PinkBike Reporter, Brice Shirback, shares highlights from his recent bike trip in the Columbia River Gorge. Take a page from his book to plan out your next biking adventure!

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