Adventure kayaking and rafting

Recreation

Behold the Columbia River Valley’s jaw-dropping beauty up-close when adventuring outdoors. From epic excursions in the snow, to warm-weathered fun in the sun, there’s something for every season, and for groups of any size. Book a guided tour or go it alone, the Gorge’s great outdoors is calling your name!

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Indian Creek Golf Course

Indian Creek Golf Course is a hidden gem located where the Hood River valley joins the majestic Columbia River gorge. Tucked into the rolling hills of this valley junction and surrounded by the northern foothills of Mount Hood, Indian Creek provides great scenery and extensive elevation change.

Upper McCord Creek Falls

Head out to John B. Yeon Scenic Corridor to one of the dramatic and secluded waterfalls in the area. A family- and dog-friendly 2.2-mile hike leads to Upper McCord Creek Falls, actually a double falls that cascade 64 feet over mossy basalt.

Punchbowl Falls Nature Park

Not to be confused with the Punchbowl Falls on Eagle Creek, Punchbowl Falls in Dee is Hood River County’s newest and most scenic park.

Dry Creek Falls

Although it's called Dry Creek Falls, this beautiful waterfall does not ever run dry, even in the middle of summer. Find the falls by taking the Pacific Crest Trail.

Zoller’s Outdoor Odysseys

Whitewater rafting on the White Salmon River minutes north of Hood River, Oregon. With three unique trip choices you can enjoy medium adventures, high adventures, short or long adventures.

Hood River WaterPlay

The Gorge’s premiere windsurfing, small boat catamaran sailing, kayaking, SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding), and jet ski / wave runner rental and lesson facility located in Hood River, Oregon right on the beach at the Best Western Hotel just off of exit 64.

Hood River Valley Parks & Recreation District

The mission of the Hood River Valley Parks + Recreation District is to provide recreational opportunities to the citizens of the Park District, with focus on the youth of the community.

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