- 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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1600 Air Museum Rd., Hood River, OR 97031 MoreLess Info
Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum is a facility built inside a hangar and features a wide range of operational vintage vehicles with a separate children's play area that offers many educational hands-on activities.
Mirror Lake Trail is a popular nature loop trail which provides access to the Mirror Lake and the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness area. With multiple elevation changes, the trail offers a scenic hike coupled with beautiful views of Mount Hood.
Featuring a mix of indoor and outdoor exhibits, Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center displays regional artifacts from prehistory up until present day. The museum also features agricultural equipment and an outdoor train engine.
The Indian Creek Golf Course of Hood River prides itself on quality course design. The breathtaking scenery and peaceful surroundings add value to this 18-hole course that features challenging water features and smooth greens.
5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, OR 97058 MoreLess Info
Interactive exhibits and not only are displayed on the 26,100 square feet of the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, covering domains such as the Ice Age, the county's history, and the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Crate's Point is a high promontory located along the Columbia River. The point marks the northern end of the Columbia River gorge. Known as a stop along the Oregon Trail as well as a stopping point of Lewis and Clark.