Getting There -- Hood River is on I-84 at the junction with Ore. 35, which leads south to connect with U.S. 26 near the community of Government Camp.
Amtrak offers rail service to the town of Bingen, Washington, just across the Columbia River from Hood River. The station is at the foot of Walnut Street.
Visitor Information -- Contact the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce, 720 E. Port Marina Dr., Hood River, OR 97031 (tel. 800/366-3530 or 541/386-2000; www.hoodriver.org), near the river at exit 64 off I-84.
Festivals -- The Hood River Valley Blossom Festival is held in mid-April and celebrates the flowering of the valley's pear and apple trees. In mid-October the Hood River Valley Harvest Fest celebrates the region's bounty of apples and pears.
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