- 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 entire family can spend time at the Horsethief Lake State Park, which covers 3,338 acres and encompassing also the Dalles Mountain Ranch area. The 90 acres lake can be used for boating and fishing. In the park are found some of the oldest pictographs from America.
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Interstate Highway 84 and Highway 197, The Dalles, OR 97058 MoreLess Info
Established in the beginning of the 19th century, The Dalles was for at least 10,000 years a major trading center for the Native Americans. Parks, museums, and an annual event called The Northwest Cherry Festival are some of the things which attract visitors in here.
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NE Eagle Creek Ln, Cascade Locks, OR 97014 MoreLess Info
Eagle Creek Overlook Campground Group Site is a camping ground and site for group events. The facility includes a covered picnic shelter, picnic tables, campfire rings, and accessible vault toilets and accommodates 90 people and about 40 cars, including trailers.
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70543 NE Herman Loop, Cascade Locks, OR 97014 MoreLess Info
Constructed in 1909, the Bonneville Dam Fish Hatchery is a location where visitors can observe a large variety of fish species. Visitors commonly enjoy feeding the many fish varieties that live there.
Named after Simon Benson, a lumber magnate and philanthropist, the Benson State Recreation Area is a lakeside park. Visitors to the park will find several picnic shelters, a disc golf course, and fishing areas.
Larch Mountain is one of Oregon's extinct volcanoes and premier hiking locations. The mountain features exciting hiking trails that lead up to the volcano's caldera and alongside bubbling creeks, lending breathtaking views of the surrounding area.