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More Columbia River Gorge Cities and Towns
Cascade Locks OR, 19 miles
Bingen WA, 4 miles
Carson WA, 20 miles
The Dalles OR, 24 miles
Lyle WA, 14 miles
Mosier OR, 7 miles
Rufus OR, 47 miles
Stevenson WA, 24 miles
Vancouver WA, 67 miles
White Salmon WA, 5 miles

Nearby Cities and Towns
Husum WA, 11 miles
Odell OR, 8 miles
Parkdale OR 16 miles

Columbia River Gorge

Mount Hood

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Columbia River Gorge Travel Region

Hood River, Oregon

Hood River, sitting along side the Columbia River some 60 miles east of Portland on Interstate Highway 84, offers the traveler a welcomed respite from the busy highway and a place to relax for the night or a place to play during an extended stay.

Hood River, Oregon with Mount Hood in background.

The city of Hood River, Oregon with Mount Hood in the background as seen looking south from the Washington side of the Columbia River. Photo courtesy Blaine Franger Photography.

Long renowned for its magnificent setting in the Columbia River Gorge and its scenic drives through the picturesque fruit orchards of the Hood River Valley, this town of 4,500 has become the Northwest's most popular location for windsurfing.

The windsurfing community contributes millions of dollars to the local economy and has helped spawn the growth of other destination-type activities including biking, hiking, fishing, golf, wine tasting and farm and garden tours.

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