The Gorge Paddling Center Located in Hood River Oregon, just one hour east of Portland, OR.

We are the premiere paddle sports center in the Columbia River Gorge and have been providing instruction, guided trips, and rentals in Hood River  since 1998. We are locally owned/operated and pride ourselves on the ability share this wonderful region by providing quality experiences on the water. Our most popular activity is stand up paddleboarding on the Columbia River, which departs from our water front location in Hood River. We also offer flatwater kayaking trips for those who want to enjoy the amazing scenery of the Columbia Gorge from the cockpit of a kayak. For those that are seeking a more exciting experience, we offer a variety of whitewater adventures ranging from a one day ducky trips to multi day kayak instruction. Contact us today and find out what adventure is right for you. We look forward to getting you on the water!. 

Contact us: (541)806-4190


     Equal opportunity recreation provider permitted by the USDA Forest Service.