Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge Blog - Boring

PLAN AHEAD FOR EARLY SUMMER ON MT. HOOD
06/13/2019 | Boring, Brightwood, Estacada, Government Camp, Mt Hood Territory, Recreation, Rhododendron, Sandy, Villages of Mt. Hood, Welches, Wemme
Mt. Hood CampgroundsIt has started giving way to warmer weather on Mt. Hood, and many people are dreaming of their summer plans. In Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory there are more than 2,000 different campsites offering a wide range of amenities.When it comes to campground reservations make sure to plan ahead, as the campgrounds tend to fill up as the nicer weather arrives. However, you can escape the weekend crowds with a mid-week visit. Most campgrounds have availability during the week, providing for an even better experience.  Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl Now OpenThe Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl will partially open their west side operations, which includes the Scenic Sky Chair and Alpine Slide. Their full summer opening of both the...  Read More
PUMPKINS AND WINE ON THE MOUNTAIN
09/26/2016 | Agritourism, Boring, Event, Food, Mt Hood Territory, Sandy, Shopping, Winery
When the Fall season comes knocking, visions of pumpkins, apple cider, and wine tasting come to mind. Mt. Hood Territory is the perfect destination to experience all of the above and more no matter your age or interest. Here are a few ideas we think you might like.Family-Friendly OutingLiepold Farms, located in Boring, OR, is far from boring. Every Fall the farm explodes with excitement as the annual Fall Festival takes shape. With activities and fun for the whole family, this is an event not to miss. Get lost in the 5-acre corn maze, aim apples at the moon (or target) with the Apple-pult, take in picturesque views of Mt. Hood from the hay ride while you learn about...  Read More
WEST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE
WATERFALLS
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
THE DALLES
SUNSHINE
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
MT. HOOD TERRITORY
EXPLORATION
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
HOOD RIVER
WATERSPORTS
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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