- 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.
A 'full contact haunted house,' the House of Shadows is not for the faint of heart. It features a cast of costumed actors who perform interactive stories and set-pieces of terror as visitors move through the haunted house.
Learn-to-skate classes, public skating sessions, and birthday parties are among the many reasons that bring individuals to Gresham Skate World Inc, a local roller skating rink. The rink also offers a skate shop filled with skates and other accessories.
For those looking for a unique movie theater experience, the Mt Hood Theatre will not disappoint. Enjoy coffee, Italian sodas, snacks, double features for the price of one, and more in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.
Gresham Cinema & Wunderland is a family owned business offering entertainment for all ages. They are cinema along with a games arcade that provides over 100 arcade games featuring some of the latest games as well as time tested favorites.
The Gresham Pioneer Museum is a small museum focused on preserving the history of Gresham and surrounding areas. The museum maintains several exhibits such as those on the founding of Gresham, the first residents of Gresham, and the Columbia River.
The Gresham Main City Park offers plenty of activities for the kids, including a skate park and two play areas for children ranging from toddlers to pre-teens. It's a great spot for letting kids play outside.
Founded in 1976, the Gresham History Museum showcases artifacts that represent Gresham's history, as well as photos, archives, and exhibits for visitors of all ages. Various special events are also planned throughout the year.
At North Clark Historical Museum, visitors can browse displays filled with historical artifacts like bear traps, Native American baskets, and Victorian clothing. The museum hosts an annual quilt show where members of the community display a range of colorful quilts.