Fun Things to Do in Hood River

Fun Things To Do in Hood River

Wind Sports

Kite the Gorge--learn to kiteboard

Big Winds-lessons and equipment for windsurfing, kiting & winging; also SUP (stand up paddle boarding)

NorthWave Sails--Wing and Foil rental and instruction

Windance-Complete shop for new and used equipment

Hiking & Biking

Dog Mountain-Washington side, vigorous hike, great views

Rowena Plateau- nice day hike

Oregon eBikes--rentals and sales

Doug's-clothing and hiking/camping gear


Full Sail Brewing--Excellent brew, good food & merch

Double Mountain Brewing--Solid beer selection, great pizza

pFriem Brewing- Belgium Style--don't miss it.

Ferment Brewery-Great beer, cool outdoor space with gas fire pits

Wine Tasting

Marchesi--Italian influenced

Mt Hood Winery--Amazing views of Mt Hood

Stave & Stone Estates--Taste wine & view Mt Adams

Gorge White House - Winery, cider, you-pick fruit

Wy'East Winery- Up highway 35

Grateful Vineyard up valley in Parkdale--scenic!


WAAAM --Amazing collection of aircraft & vintage cars

Hood River Discovery Museum- On the waterfront

Gorge Discovery Center Learn about the geology & ecosystems--The Dalles, OR

Columbia Gorge Museum  Stevenson, WA


Indian Creek Golf  Views of Mt Hood & Mt Adams

Hood River Golf & Country Club- Affordable!

Elk Ridge Golf in Carson, WA

Skamania Lodge - Beautiful resort 30 min west of HR


Best Western-Riverside  Don't miss their restaurant!

Hood River Hotel  Location! Vintage

Hampton Inn & Suites  Water views

Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa - Historic, great views


Celilo's Fine dining

The Mequitery - favorite of locals

Three Rivers Grill Downtown with river view

Bette's Place  Start your day right-wind fans & locals

Egg River  Popular breakfast on 13th & Oak St


Gorge Fly Shop  Gear and Guides

Big Y Fly  Gear & Guides

Downwind Kiteboard Race
View from Dog Mountain Hike
Beer poured from a tap
Hood River has many fine breweries
WAAAM biplane flying with Mt Hood in the background
WAAAM biplane flying with Mt Hood in the background
Indian Creek Golf Course
Indian Creek Golf Course
Seafood Paella