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There is no way the enterprising settlers and tenacious immigrant populations that planted the first fruit trees in the Hood River Valley could have known how their seeds would grow and flourish. Hood River is among the largest fruit producing regions in the nation. This is a County built on apples, pears, cherries, and the vision and ingenuity of the area’s first settlers.

Fruit Loop

Our 35-mile scenic drive known as the Fruit Loop has something for everyone. As you drive along the Loop past gorgeous pear, cherry, apple, nectarine and peach orchards, you’ll find farm stands, wineries, breweries, alpaca ranches, lavender farms, and great jams, jellies, pies, wines, beer, and more.


When making the choice to move to Hood River County, chances are you will live near agricultural property; the resources below will help inform you about agriculture in the County and answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

You Pick Farms

Hood River County is known for its beautiful orchards and depends heavily on their production of pears, grapes, apples and cherries. The county produces more winter pears than any county in the United States.

Three Cider-Centered Days in Hood River

Long known for its rolling hills of fruit orchards and its craft beer scene, the Hood River Valley is experiencing the fermentation craze making its way across the country.