Columbia Gorge-Mount Hood Trip Planner
Welcome to Columbia Gorge-Mount Hood!
Known alternately for its production of fresh fruit and its outdoor activities, the area surrounding the Columbia Gorge-Mount Hood area is a veritable wonderland of adventure. Winds that blow through the Columbia River Gorge create an ideal venue for windsurfing enthusiasts, and this part of the state has gained a reputation for some of the best windsurfing in the country. For those visitors seeking some local history, the Mount Hood Railroad is a popular attraction that takes visitors on a four hour excursion aboard a dining train through the spectacular Oregon scenery. The city of Cascade Locks offers a host of amenities and services for visitors to the area. The Bonneville Dam and Lock Center educates visitors on the function and operation of modern locks and dams. Hood River is a good base for planning outdoor adventures, with many tour operators and rental services in town.