Know Before You Go
All details are subject to change, so please get in touch with tour operators for the latest information.
Mount Hood/Gorge Combo Tours
Many operators run tours including the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood. These typically include stops at Crown Point, Multnomah Falls and Hood River in the gorge and Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood.
- EcoTours of Oregon offers a daily Multnomah Falls/Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls/Mount Hood Loop Tour.
- Oregon Tour Co.’s Mt. Hood/Gorge Loop departs daily.
- Sea to Summit’s Columbia Gorge and Mt Hood Tour operates daily.
- Terran Travels operates two tours, The Hood-Columbia Loop: Timberline, Orchards, and Waterfalls offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the Mt. Hood Wine & Waterfalls tour offered daily.
- Wildwood Adventures has a Gorge Waterfalls and Mount Hood tour that’s offered daily.
Private Mount Hood Tours
The following operators provide private Mount Hood tours for individuals and small groups.
- Endless Oregon Tours’ Mt. Hood tour starts with Mount Hood, then returns to Portland through the gorge.
- Envi Adventures’ small-plane Quicksand Triangle flight follows the Sandy River past Mount Hood and back over the Columbia River. The flight operates May–October and carries up to three people.
- First Nature offers Mount Hood day trips.
- Kanemasu and Education Tour Center offer custom tours for visitors from Japan.
- My Chauffeur Wine Tours offers private Mt. Hood packages for a minimum of four people.
- The Timberline Lodge, Trillium Lake and Hood River Valley Wine Tasting tour from The Vintage Tour Bus Co. is available for groups of four or more.
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Just a 90-minute drive from downtown, Mount Hood sits right in the city’s backyard and makes for a heck of a winter playground.
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Mount Hood Shuttles
The Mt. Hood Express public bus runs daily from the city of Sandy, about 30 miles (48 km) east of Portland, to Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood. Depending on the season, the bus carries bike trailers or ski boxes for your gear.
Sea to Summit operates ski mountain shuttles to the major Mount Hood ski resorts.
Mount Hood Tour Operators
- A Sea to Summit Tour & Adventure
- America’s Hub World Tours
- Columbia Crossroads
- EcoTours of Oregon Day Tours
- Endless Oregon Tours
- Envi Adventures
- First Nature
- My Chauffeur Wine Tours
- Oregon Tour Co.
- Oregon Tour Experts
- Portland Education Tour Center NTS (USA)
- The Vintage Tour Bus Co.
- Wildwood Adventures Tours
If you’re driving to Mount Hood yourself, try using a location-based audio guide from Together Anywhere to help you see the sights and hear the stories carefree and handsfree. Download the free guide from the app store before your journey, and learn about history and points of interest along the way.
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