Full-Day Mt Hood Waterfall Tour with Lunch and Wine Tasting
Mt. Hood is the highest summit in Oregon, and the fourth highest in the Cascades. It features waterfalls, glaciers, and historic Timberline Lodge, built by local artisans during the Great Depression, and featuring the longest ski season in the US. To the north of Mt. Hood is the Hood River Valley and Columbia Gorge American Viticultural Area (AVA), the lovechild of the Columbia Valley and Willamette Valley AVAs. You will get intimate with this area through a visit to Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood, wine tasting, and a stop at Multnomah Falls, the tallest waterfall in Oregon. Your expert guide, with formal background in ecology, natural resources, and wine, will teach you about the natural history, cultural history, and wine background of the area, as you drive the the Mt. Hood and Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byways. The guide will feel out the group’s tastes in choosing 2 wineries. We cover farm-to-table lunch, you cover tasting fees.
per adult from
8 to 9 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- PA system to hear the guide from the back row
What's excluded :
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Gratuities (always appreciated)
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Mount Hood area Highway 26 & Highway 35., Hood River, OR 97031
Mt. Hood is a potentially active stratovolcano, the highest peak in Oregon, and the fourth highest in the Cascades. Not only is it known for its beauty, visible on the skyline of much of northern Oregon and southern Washington, but it is also the most climbed stratovolcano in the Cascades, easily accessible from Timberline Lodge, which is the only ski resort in the US that is open every month of the year. You will spend 1-2 hours at Timberline Lodge, on the mountain, just below the Palmer Glacier.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Timberline Road, Timberline Lodge, OR 97028
This Works Progress Administration project was dedicated by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1937. It is one of the most unique, and expansive buildings in the State of Oregon, sitting on Mt. Hood above timberline, for utterly sublime views. You can divide your time among interpretive displays, food & drink venues, hiking in summer and snowplay in winter, as you like. The lodge is a National Historic Landmark, and the only ski resort in the US that is open every month of the year.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Oregon
The 85-mile (137-km) long Columbia Gorge NSA features waterfalls, mountains, monoliths, terraces, resort towns, vineyards, orchards, the Columbia River, a plethora of birds, and a plant community that changes dramatically between the west and east ends.
Duration: 3 hours
Pass By: Bridge of the Gods, Columbia River Gorge, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
Columbia River crossing for the Pacific Crest Trail, and lowest point on that trail. Named for a Native American legend that explains the local geology.
Pass By: Bonneville Lock & Dam, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-0150
Another National Historic Landmark, Bonneville Dam was the first Public Works Administration dam on the Columbia River, completed in 1938.
Pass By: Bonneville Hatchery, 70543 NE Herman Loop, Cascade Locks, OR 97014-6663
Largest hatchery in the state of Oregon.
Pass By: Elowah Falls, NE Frontage Rd John B Yeon State Park, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
A hidden beauty...watch quickly, or you might miss it!
Pass By: State Route 14 in Beacon Rock State Park, North Bonneville, WA
The fifth largest free-standing monolith in the world. It is an 848-ft (258-m) volcanic plug, composed of columnar basalt, so similar in size and composition to Devil's Tower, Wyoming.
Pass By: Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, Columbia Gorge Map link, Hood River, OR
Don't miss this quirky waterfall as we pass by!
Stop At: Multnomah Falls, 53000 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Bridal Veil, OR 97010
The tallest waterfall in the state, with a combined height of 620 feet.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Wahkeena Falls, Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR
Another cute waterfall to watch closely for!
Pass By: Crown Point State Park, Not Available, Corbett, OR 97019
Once known as Thor's Hammer, this geological feature towers above, with a crown-shaped building sitting atop, and a waterfall coming down the side.
Pass By: Rooster Rock State Park, Interstate 84 East, Corbett, OR 97019
As we pass by, view the rock that inspired North America's oldest continuously running nudist beach!
Pass By: Sandy River, Oregon
We'll cross the Sandy River between the Columbia Gorge and Willamette Valley. The Sandy's headwaters is a glacier on Mt. Hood, and the river is known for its Steelhead and Chinook runs. As a result, the Sandy is one of three tributaries of the Columbia who's dams have been removed since 2007.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup locations are flexible. We will contact you the evening prior to confirm pickup location and time.
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infant seats available
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- We are keeping the vehicles sanitized as per WHO & CDC recommendations. For non-private tours, vehicles are being filled to half capacity to maintain physical distance. As per proclamation by the Governor of the State of Oregon, guides and guests are required to wear masks, with certain exceptions.
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.