Transportation Options

Shuttles to/within the Region:

Mt. Hood Express: Shuttle servicing Sandy, Sandy Ridge Trail System (mountain biking), the Villages, Government Camp, and Timberline Lodge. This shuttle includes a bike trailer.  Year-round. Seven days a week.

Columbia Gorge Express: Shuttle servicing Portland, Rooster Rock, Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, Hood River, and The Dalles. Some shuttles include bike storage. Year-round. Seven days a week. 

Gorge to Mountain Express: Shuttle servicing Hood River, Odell, Parkdale, and Mt. Hood Meadows. 


Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway: A 71-mile challenging route that follows two wild rivers, weaves through ancient forests, and goes up and over adventurous hills

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail: Ride along segments of the over 100 year old Historic Columbia River Highway. (Note: Completion of all segments of the highway anticipated in 2022)

Sandy Ridge Trail System: Three different downhill runs for all experience levels in the middle of lush green Oregon forest just west of Mt. Hood.

Post Canyon Trail System: A variety of single tracks, climbs, and descents in this Columbia River Gorge mountain bike system

Electric Cars:

Map of Charging Stations in Oregon

Electric Byway Itinerary: Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge

Driving Conditions: The most up-to-date information about road closures and road conditions.

One of the most iconic places in the Pacific North West, the Columbia River Gorge offers unparalleled waterfall scenery and canyon views. Visit the West Columbia Gorge area to stand at the base of waterfalls, boat on the mighty Columbia River, or to stand atop vistas and take in the view. READ MORE
Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, The Dalles is a place full of recreation, culture, and history. A historic Native American trading area, this city has been a center of commerce for over 10,000 years. A paradise for history buffs, cyclists, and wine aficionados, The Dalles is for all to enjoy. READ MORE
The only mountain offering summer skiing in North America, Mt. Hood and the surrounding territory never gets old. If you’re not a skier, put on your hiking boots, grab a fishing pole, or load up your kayak to explore the trails, lakes, and rivers, found throughout the area. READ MORE
Offering world-class kiteboarding and windsurfing, Hood River is where outdoor enthusiasts and adventure-seekers are drawn to. Close to the mountain, along the river, and nestled against superb farmland, visit this town for amazing restaurants, fresh produce, and an unrivaled watersport scene. READ MORE
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