5 “Must-Do” May Activities in Hood River
Come see wildflowers and blossoms, do some hiking and biking, taste wine, sample the local beer, watch antique airplanes fly, and enjoy the most breathtaking landscapes in the world.
Hood River Photo Walk
May 11, 9am-Noon
Hood River Visitor Center
720 East Port Marina Drive, Hood River, 97031
Join David Cobb and Michael Peterson for these fun and informative Hood River Photo Walks. Bring your camera and twenty bucks for a walk and photo shoot around Hood River, Oregon. The first hour we’ll spend in the field photographing and the second hour will be spent indoors critiquing the images we just made. Meet at 9am at the Hood River Visitors Center.
Second Saturday at WAAAM
May 11, 9am-5pm
1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, 97031
Watch our planes take off and land, and hitch a ride in one of our antique cars. Every Saturday is different … so be sure to come often!
Whitewater Rafting on the White Salmon River
Enjoy the wild beauty of White Salmon River, where last year’s dam removal has created a new landscape to explore. Contact Wet Planet Rafting or Zoller’s Outdoor Odysseys for the experience of a lifetime.
Gorge Mountain Bike Short-Track Series
May 16 – June 13
The Gorge Mountain Bike Short Track Series runs on five consecutive Thursday evenings in Cascade Locks: May 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13. Riders of all ages and abilities are welcome to enjoy fun trails, amazing scenery, and what the new EasyClimb Trail System has to offer. Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, the course offers a great mix of single track, double track, fun banked turns, small rollers and incredible views along the banks of the Columbia River. Do one, do them all.
Hood River Wine & Pear Festival
May 18, 11am-6pm & May 19, Noon-5pm
WAAAM, 1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, 97031
Raise your glass and join us for this annual event held in the heart of Wine and Pear Country, and join the celebration of local area products.