- TripBuzz found 34 things to do with kids in or near Hood River, Oregon, including 19 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cascade Locks and The Dalles.
- From Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge to Northwest Rafting Company, the Hood River area offers 41 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, Parks, River and Hiking Trails.
- Known for its production of apples, pears and cherries, the city of Hook River is a strong agricultural community located on the Columbia River. Aside from its fruit and wine production the city also has a thriving tourist and sports community. The city plays host to the annual Gorge Games that airs on Fox Sports, as well as the Hood River Valley Blossom Festival and Hood River Valley Harvest Fest.
The Northwest Rafting Company is an award-winning outfitter that is based in Hood River. Their most popular trip is along the Rogue River in southern Oregon which takes place over four days through true Oregon wilderness.
Hood River Lavender is an organic farm located within the Hood River Valley and is home to more than 70 different varieties of lavender. They also offer a range of handcrafted lavender products such as skin care products, essential oils and more.
Located along the scenic Columbia River, the Hood River Waterfront Park is a public park facility commonly visited during the warmer days in the year. Guests enjoy spending time in the sand, windsurfing, or playing on the park's playground.
Lavender Valley is a premier Lavender Farm in Hood River, Oregon. The farm is magical and picturesque with its views of snow capped mountains and offers visitors fresh cut bunches of the fragrant, woody perennial.