About the Gorge

About the Gorge

Located at the panoramic crossroads of the Cascades mountain range and the Columbia River Gorge, Hood River is a global destination for outdoors enthusiasts of every variety. A spectacular hour’s drive from Portland, Hood River provides the quiet, pastoral beauty of rural Oregon with a vibrant business district and blossoming tech sector. Great schools, active community, global business reach in a small town setting. Life in the Gorge is very, very good.

Come to the Gorge: Economic Flow

Thinking of locating your business, family, and the rest of your life in the Gorge? This fun video from Lightwave Communication’s John Hardham features many of the folks who will help you do just that. The Ports, Chambers of Commerce, and the Mid Columbia Economic Development District are all here to help roll out the red carpet for your arrival in the Gorge.

The View From Here: Real Estate Market News Report

Copper West Properties Principal Broker Maui Meyer produces an informal monthly real estate market report for the Hood River area. Written in “Maui-ease,” these are always a fun read but also provide up-to-the-minute market action information specific to our local region. Read The View From Here, here!