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Mt Hood Ski Areas

Does your Hood River adventure include time on snowy Mt. Hood? HRVR guests get amazing deals on Mt Hood lift tickets! You may be a winter sports fanatic, but be sure to remember that these snowy slopes are for more than just fantastic skiing and snowboarding! A quick drive from Hood River can have you up on the mountain taking photos in the lodge where they filmed “The Shining,” enjoying hot chocolate in a cozy mountainside café, or taking a historic snowshoe tour with your family.

Mt. Hood Meadows

Mt. Hood Meadows, the ski area closest to Hood River, is on the sunny, south side of Mt. Hood. A family-friendly destination for skiers and snowboarders alike, these runs are exciting for all skill levels. The Meadows’ playful terrain welcomes and challenges all levels of skiers and snowboarders. At an elevation of 7,300 feet, you’ll take in insane mountain top views before dropping into fresh powder and epics runs that you’ll remember long after you’ve headed home.

Mt Hood Meadows – is the closest ski area to Hood River and offers great, varied terrain and good facilities for kids.

Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge has been family-run since 1995 by people who grew up on the mountain. This ski resort is committed to creating a family experience and their lodge hosts many incredible restaurants and top-rated breweries. The only ski area in North America open all 12 months of the year, Timberline’s high-speed Palmer Express lift keeps running well into the summer season so you can always get a winter sports fix.

Timberline Lodge – is a fascinating place to visit and eat lunch or dinner. The ski area is open nearly year round. Worth a trip just to experience the fabulous Lodge. Watch the old Jack Nicholson movie “The Shining” before you go!


SkiBowl is America’s largest destination for night skiing! Picture the snow on the trees as you race down the mountain at night skiing one of the oldest ski resorts in the country. This spot has a range of rail slides, hits, table tops, berms, and rollers for skiing and snowboarding adventures on over 960 acres under the clear night stars.

SkiBowl – has a whole lotta fun stuff! Over 34 lit runs, it is America’s largest night ski area. Terrain and beginner parks available. Fully lit at night, they offer hits, rail slides, table tops, rollers, berms. There is also a SnowSkate Park at Skibowl West!

Try snowtubing, take a beginner’s lesson, or rent a snowmobile! Head out on a Christmas sleigh ride, take a scenic Snowcat tour, or enjoy fine dining with an incredible view. Whether you are headed to Hood River for summer fun or winter time by the fireplace, take a trip up the mountain for some playtime with your ticket on Mt. Hood! When you’re not out on adventures, relax in one of our cozy and spacious Hood River vacation rentals.