- 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.
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With multiple places for dogs to play, Dakota Memorial Off-Leash Dog Park is well organized. Along with trails and agility courses, the park further offers a rinsing station where dogs can be washed before getting back in the car.
There are 42 state-of-the-art lanes, a full arcade and, pool and shuffle board tables in the bar along with multiple big screen TVs for watching the game. Their kitchen serves a large menu of options to fit most tastes.
Taking visitors to the Columbia River and Willamette Rivers, NW Sturgeon Adventures provides a guided fishing tour with the focus on catching sturgeon. These are some of the largest river fishes, with some visitors catching 7 feet long fish.
A movie theater with IMAX 3D and RPX auditoriums, Regal Cascade Stadium 16 IMAX & RPX displays first-run movies using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, mobile ticketing, reserved seats, a game room and a snack bar.
Located adjacent to the city library, the Wade Creek City Park is a popular destination for locals and tourists. The family-friendly park features picnic areas, a 10,000 square foot skate park, playground and sand volleyball.
Offering half-day and full-day tours, Blue Sky Whitewater Rafting offers experiences for both extreme thrill seekers and families. The company caters to rafters beginning to advanced and takes on the waters of the Clackamas River.