Category: ACTIVITIES in the GORGE
There are quite a few Vineyards less than a few miles of Hood River UPick – organic! I think it is a personal preference on which one you will like! But, they all seem to have great reviews!
Cathedral Ridge Winery
4200 Post Canyon Dr. Hood River, OR 97031 | Phone: 800.516.8710
3955 Belmont Drive | Hood River, Oregon 97031 | Phone: 541.386.1800
1850 Country Club Road, Hood River, OR 97031 | Phone: 541-386-2607
Road Riding is a very popular activity in Hood River, OR. It is actually world-class road riding! You can ride the East Side Loop which is around 25 miles and see stunning views of Mt. Hood and all of the orchards. So Bring your Road Bike! You can literally start at Hood River UPick – organic!
A fun mountain bike ride for those of you with the proper gear! It is literally 2 miles down the road from Hood River UPick – organic. Lots of trails to ride ranging from intermediate to expert. It is easy to get lost, so make sure you bring a map!
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More mountain bike trails in Hood River! Below is a link to more awesome rides!
HRATS (Hood River Area Trail Stewards) for trail conditions and lots of trails to ride!
Hood River Events Site:
Hood River, Oregon is known as the “Windsurfing capitol of the World”! It is an exhilerating to watch the windsurfers and kiters fly into the air! The colors of the sails are so beautiful. Something you won’t forget! Another place to bring a picnic lunch, walk the side walk (about a mile long) or drop by one of the restaurants near that area.
N 2nd St Hood River, OR 97031
The Historic Columbia River Highway Trail is completely paved. It is connects Hood River to Mosier. It is five miles long. It really is a a beautiful trail. It’s a nice place for walking, running or biking. There are spectacular views of the Gorge. Make sure you bring water! There is a State Park facility at the start of the trail for information.
Historic Columbia River Highway Trail
Mike’s Ice Cream is a local favorite for most kids! A cute ‘doll house’ style storefront, with yummy ice cream cones, shakes and more. It is fun for the whole family and a true Hood River experience!
504 Oak St. Hood River, OR 97031
Hood River Waterfront Park: “Voted the Best Beach in Hood River in 2011”. It is about 3.5 miles from Hood River UPick – organic. This beach is perfect for all ages of kids. It has a sweet little playground with fun climbing walls, and other unique playground toys for smaller children and has a larger climbing wall for the big kids. It’s also a great place for kids to scooter and ride their bikes, with an extensive sidewalk that ends at the Events Site. The beach has really nice sand and is shaped like a horse-shoe, so it is much easier to manage safety! There are also picnic tables and restrooms. You have a great view of the kiters and windsurfers from this beach.
650 Portway Ave. Hood River, Oregon 97031
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