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Attending a regatta in the Gorge?  Visiting some friends?  Windsurfing or kiteboarding?


You are in for a treat! Hot weather, warm water and strong winds make for some of the best sailing in the Western States. Add a charming town with endless activities for sailors and non-sailors alike and you have a world class regatta destination. Please use the information and links below to help you make the most of your visit.  Questions?  Please feel free to contact HRYC -- we'll be glad to help!


 General Information        Launching and Trailer Storage        Moorage       Reciprocal Privileges         


Hotels           Vacation Rentals           Camping         Car Rental       


General Information


Chamber of Commerce 

City of Hood River Map


Local Sailing Knowledge


 Nautical Chart - Cascade Locks to The Dalles


Casiera (Local Gorge Knowledge)


Hood River Launching and Trailer Storage


Boats are launched from the two lane ramp at the head of the visitor dock at the Port of Hood River marina. Launching and trailer storage is free. Trailers may be stored in the parking lot adjacent to the launch ramp or in the gravel lot to the south of the marina offices (bottom left in the photo below).



Hood River Marina Moorage - Port of Hood River


Transient Fee Schedule on Visitors Dock
No Reservations Needed - Availability on First-Come Basis

By Length Overnight Transient Rate
0 - 25 Feet $10.00
25 - 35 Feet $12.00
36 - 50 Feet $15.00
50 - 75 Feet $20.00
Over 75 Feet $50.00

Revised 1/1/07


Area Port Information


Port of Hood River

Port of The Dalles

Port of Cascade Locks


Hotels - Listed from nearest to farthest from the Hood River Marina.


Hood River Inn - 3 minute walk to the marina.

Hood River Hotel - Downtown Hood River.

Oak Street Hotel 

Inn at the Gorge Bed and Breakfast

Prater's Motel - Email - Cheapest in town.

Riverview Hotel

Sunset Motel

Vagabond Motel

Comfort Suites



Vacation Rentals


Gorge Central Vacation Rentals

Hood River Hideaways Vacation Rentals




The closest camping to the sailing area is Bridge RV Park across the Hood River Bridge in Washington about 5 minutes from the Hood River Marina. While very convenient and well suited for RVs, Bridge RV park is noisy due to its proximity to the road and railroad tracks.


Tucker Park (Hood River County)
Quiet tent camping on the Hood River 15 minutes from the marina. There are 13 campsites with water and electricity ($14), and 69 tent sites ($13). Playground equipment, a picnic shelter, tables and fishing. There is also a new shower house, and a new water line. Handicap facilities. RVs to 30' with hookups, no limit if self-contained and does not require hookups. Stays are limited to 7 days. Located approximately 5 miles south of Hood River on state highway 281 (Tucker Road). (541) 386-4477


Car Rental

Enterprise Car Rental     800 325-8007
D&S Frame and Body Shop:    541 386-4039