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Follow Our Favorite Food Trails

04/01/2019 | Food, Hood River, Mt Hood Territory, Mt. Hood, Parkdale, Winery

Why spend hours researching all the best places to eat and drink in the Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge region, when you can take the easy route and follow one of our delicious food and beverage trails? Our locals have done all the work for you, all you have to do is download the map and get ready to eat and drink to your heart’s content.

East Gorge Food Trail

To experience a true showcase of the local agriculture and the depth of the Gorge food system, opt for the East Gorge Food Trail. This trail goes from Mosier to the Dalles and on into Dufur. You can create a route from a list of 30 businesses that includes orchards, farm to table restaurants, craft beverages, and markets. Extend your adventure and stay overnight by choosing one of the lodging options on the list, as well, and beat the crowds by exploring mid-week.

The Fruit Loop

Have you emerged from the winter months craving nothing more than sweet fresh seasonal produce? If so, the Hood River County Fruit Loop should be your next stop. Just minutes from downtown Hood River, 29 member stands await you with a variety of fresh wine, fruit, vegetables, ciders and food - all with Mt. Hood as a majestic backdrop. This 35 mile map makes it easy for you to explore all the delicious local fares coming your way this spring. Be sure to check the website before embarking to confirm open hours and see what’s in season. 

Gorge Breweries Trail

The Gorge is a hotbed of brewing activity with almost a dozen breweries to try. From recognizable names like Full Sail, to up and comers like Solera Brewing in Parkdale, the combination of innovative techniques, exceptional beer, and natural beauty is sure to make for a memorable excursion. Don’t just come for the day. Make a trip of it and pick a spot to stay overnight. Share tasters with friends to experience the trail responsibly as you check stops off your breweries in the Gorge passport.

Mt. Hood Territory’s Wine and Tap Trails

Whether you’re a wine fanatic, cider lover, spirits fan, or beer buff, Mt. Hood Territory has a trail for you. Download the Tap Trail and/or Wine Trail passport apps to connect to the region’s breweries, cideries, and taprooms with discounts along the way!

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