River Recreation

 RAFTING

We have some of the greatest rivers in the US to raft! Get out and play!

Wet Planet Rafting – great guides for the White Salmon and Klickitat – AND our guests receive a $10 discount!

Zoller Outdoor Odyssey

RiverDrifters – the go-to crew for a day on The Deschutes

 

 

 

 

KITE BOARDING AND WINDSURFING

Yes! You know Hood River is the windsurfing/kiteboarding capitol of the world!

Gorge Kite

Hood River Water Play

Sailworks

 

 

 

 RENT AND BUY GEAR

Windance – Sells new and used great and is a great resource for repairs. Great swap meets during the season.

Second Wind Sports – Kiteboarding, snowboarding and skiing, windsurfing and clothes. There’s used gear as well.

Big Winds – Right downtown with parking and picnic bench to peruse the conditions. Great selection of new kite gear plus accessories and clothes.

KITE SCHOOLS

Cascade Kiteboarding School CKB caters to individuals looking for a private and more personalized learning experience.

New Wind – Great instructors, really good progression and fast track program to get you up and riding quickly.

Gorge Kiteboard School – Mark Worth (Red Beard) will get you up and  riding safely and confidently.

 

 

SUP

The best thing about SUP is you can do it anywhere! River, lakes, ponds… and Hood River County has some of the most pristine spots to set your paddles!

Columbia River

Lost Lake

Lawrence Lake