The Gorge

Enjoy sun and wildflowers in the Columbia River Gorge

Discover the Columbia River Gorge situated at the crossroads of the Columbia River and the Cascade Mountain Range. The Gorge offers a wide variety of recreational activities throughout the year, including windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, fishing, biking, hiking, skiing and other snow sports.

Add to that award-winning local food and spirits, art, theatre, music, and a wide range of events happening all year long, and you have the perfect vacation destination.

Follow the links below to find out more about Hood River and the surrounding Gorge area. Our front desk staff will have a wealth of ideas and brochures for you as well when you arrive.

Eat & Drink
Locally grow food is a way of life here in the Gorge, and a wide variety of restaurants and coffee shops abound in the area. You’ll also find outstanding local wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries.

Activities & Recreation
From the famous Hood River Fruit Loop to water sports, biking, hiking, and skiing, and from family activities to arts and culture, there is something for everyone here.

This is always something happening in the Gorge. Use these links to plan ahead for upcoming events.

Additional Event Calendars:

Gorge Current

Columbia Gorge Arts & Culture Alliance