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Amusement Parks & Attractions

Mount Hood Railroad
Mt Hood & The Gorge Region

Enjoy the splendors of the scenic Columbia Gorge while climbing to the foothills of Mount Hood. On the historic excursion train, the fun begins the moment you step aboard their century-old railroad. Dating from the early 1900s, the train has enclosed Pullman coaches, a concession car offers light food and beverage and there is both a red caboose and an open air car.

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Parks and Outdoor

Multnomah Falls
Bridal Veil

Plummeting 620 feet from its origins on Larch Mountain, Multnomah Falls is the second highest year-round waterfall in the United States. Nearly two million visitors a year come to see this ancient waterfall. From the information center, visitors can hike the 1.2 mile trail that climbs approximately 600 feet to the top of Multnomah Falls. This trails provides great views of the falls and the Columbia River Gorge.

Zoller's Outdoor Odysseys
Mt Hood & the Columbia River Gorge

Standing in the Cascade Mountains of southern Washington, looking over the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, is a 12,276 foot mountain called Pahto, "standing high", as it was named by native Americans a multitude of generations ago. Travelers from around the world come to experience these rivers and enjoy the natural beauty found much as they were 200 years ago when our friends Lewis and Clark voyaged to the Pacific Ocean.

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Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
The Dalles

The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is the official interpretive center for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The Center has approximately 8,500 historical objects in its collections. Native American baskets from throughout the region, household furnishings, and farm tools are strongly represented. The museum also houses a 17,200 square foot exhibit wing which tells the stories of the people of Wasco County past and present.

Fort Dalles Museum
The Dalles

The Oldest History Museum in Oregon! 1856 carpenter-gothic Army officer's home on original Fort site, pioneer memorabilia, native american artifacts, historic photographs, antique vehicles and authentic hand-hewn log buildings.

The Hood River County Historical Museum
Hood River

The Hood River County Historical Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation and display of valuable documents, photographs and artifacts that reflect and portray the “story” of Hood River County and the Mid-Columbia area. Through exhibits, special events and educational programs the museum is a vital and active part of the community.

International Museum of Carousel Art
Hood River

Home to the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of antique carousel art, the IMCA invites you to explore the rich history of this nostalgic machine. Open to the Public Saturdays, 12 Noon to 4 PM

Maryhill Museum of Art
Goldendale, Washington

Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Maryhill Museum of Art seeks to enrich the lives of Pacific Northwest residents and visitors by providing public access to the Museum's influential history and broad spectrum of artistic expression.The Museum's collections are housed in a castle-like chateau overlooking the Columbia River Gorge in 26 acres of park-like gardens on 6,000 acres of ranch land.

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Performing Arts

Mt. Hood Repertory Theatre Company
Greshem, Oregon

Celebrating over 10 years of bringing professional theatre performances to East Multnomah County. Over the years, Mt. Hood Repertory Theatre has gained a reputation for high-quality professional productions of both classic and contemporary plays. The Rep’s mainstay is their annual American Classics Theatre Festival, which features classic plays often not seen in the Portland-area.

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Things to Do

Maryhill Winery
The Gorge - Goldendale, Washington

With views of Mt Hood, Maryhill proudly pour their premium wines where visitors can enjoy their wine at fireside tables out in the fresh air on their expansive deck. Maryhill also hosts a popular summer concert series in July & August

Pheasant Valley Winery
Hood River, Oregon

Open to the public since 2004, this premier winery has received rave reviews for their award-winning wines and picturesque setting with their spectacular view of Mount Hood. Pheasant Valley offers many fine wines for tasting or buying by the bottle or case. Their winery is open daily and features a spacious tasting room with an historic back bar, large rock fireplace, covered patio, gift shop and views of Mount Hood.

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