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Hood River County

Located in the Columbia Gorge and Mt Hood Region of Oregon

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Established in June of 1908, this 533 square mile county is home to 18,400 people. Not surprisingly, the county seat is Hood River and the largest river flowing through the county is Hood River. Hood River County offers unique, scenic experiences all year round - discover a world of outdoor recreation, scenic pleasures, historic landmarks and friendly people while you recreate or relax.

The eastern slopes of Mount Hood are in Hood River County as are the eastern segments of the Barlow Ranger District around the mountain.

A scenic tour of the Hood River Valley is a must for every visitor. Panorama Point quickly captures the breathtaking landscape stretching from the Columbia River to the snowcapped peak of Mt. Hood. Watch for the Hood River County Tour Route signs to guide you on a 47-mile loop through the valley.

Location: Hood River Oregon

Other Oregon Counties nearby:
(Hood River) Hood River County
(Moro) Sherman County
(Moro) Sherman County
(The Dalles) Wasco County
(The Dalles) Wasco County


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12/17 Coming to The Hood River area
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
Gorge Blues and Brews Festival Stevenson WA June21-22 Fine collection of local craft brews and local wines, a multitude of phenomenal foods, and great blues music, while benefiting local charities in the Columbia Gorge.
Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival Stevenson WA June25-28 Amazing talent, workshops, instrument contests and raffle, fine craft and food vendors, a merry beer garden, and nightly dances.
The Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home OR August2-4 Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the the Oregon Jamboree has 2 stages, 22 shows, 1 sweet weekend.