Stock images of Hood River, Oregon.
Hood River USA, August 10th. The Hood River Yacht Club welcomes sailors to the sixth annual “Double Damned" race from Cascade Locks to the Dalles, Oregon sailed on the Columbia River with some great sailing conditions and spectacular scenery. The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. It is a port on the Columbia River, and is named for the nearby Hood River. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,167.Hood River is located at the confluence of the Hood River and the Columbia River
in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge
. The city is about 30 miles north of Mount Hood
, the tallest peak in the state. It is across the Columbia River from White Salmon, Washington
. South of the city is the Hood River Valley
, known for its production of apples, pears, and cherries.