The Gorge Paddling Center is the premiere paddle sports center in the Columbia River Gorge and has been providing instruction, guided trips, and rentals in since 1998. Based in Hood River, we are locally owned/operated and pride ourselves on the ability share this wonderful region by providing quality experiences on the water.
We offer a series of paddling tours:
Tours depart from Rock Creek Cove, just down the road from Skamania Lodge, or from our water front location in Hood River.
Rental Kayaks or Stand Up Paddleboards rentals are available at the Gorge Paddling Center Headquarters located on the Columbia River in Hood River daily during from May 20th - Sept 30th.Please contact the Gorge Paddling Center directly for reservations and more information.
Skamania Lodge Golf Course
Hot Tubs, Indoor Pool, Fitness Center
Hiking and Biking
Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball
Zip Line Tour
Brewery & Winery Tours
Scenic Drives and Fruit Loop Tour
Mount Hood Railroad
Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Cruise
Bridge of the Gods
Kayak and SUP
Mount St. Helens
Bridal Veil Falls
Shepperds Dell Falls