Ranches for sale in Hood River and the Columbia River Gorge
Located at the confluence of the Hood River and Columbia River Gorge, the town of Hood River offers the best of small town America while being a short drive from Portland, Oregon. Though small, Hood River has an extensive arts and culture scene with festivals, wine tastings, galleries, breweries and upscale restaurants. Regularly recognized as one of the best mountain and river towns in the country and featured by such publications as Outside Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, National Geographic, Men’s Journal, and Skiing Magazine.
Oregon’s highest peak, Mt. Hood, towers over the town and highlights the scenery. The area abounds with waterfalls, forests, lakes, and meadows. Due to the geography, it is not a surprise that the area is ideal for mountain and water sports lovers. For the mountain sports enthusiast, the area offers skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, mountaineering, biking, hiking and camping. For those who can’t get enough water, there is windsurfing, sailing, stand up paddle boarding, the birthplace of kite boarding, world-class kayaking, and fishing in many of the mountain lakes and rivers flowing into the Columbia River nearby including the Hood, White Salmon, Wind, Klickitat and Lower Deschutes Rivers.