Paddleboard and Kayak Rentals


Kayak Tours



The Gorge Paddling Center located along the waterfront path in Hood River, Oregon.

Closed for the 2021 Season. We will re-open April 2022. 

Reservations available for 2022, call or email.

We have the largest fleet of Paddleboard and Kayaks in Hood River. With 100+ items you can bring your whole crew!

Call or Text: 541-806-4190

- Whether you are a novice paddler or an experienced adventurist, we have something for everyone at the Gorge Paddling Center. Our kayak and paddleboard rental site on the Hood River waterfront offers safe and easy access to the scenic Columbia River Gorge. This makes our site great for all ages and ability levels. Located within the Nichols Boat basin, our launch site is protected from the river current and possible winds of the Columbia River. For kayakers and paddleboarders looking for a more extreme adventure, we are located just a short kayak or SUP paddle away from the open waters of the Columbia River where many enjoy the 1 mile journey to Wells Island.

- Our highly rated flatwater kayaking tours are for those who want to immerse themselves in the heart of the Gorge from the cockpit of a kayak. Whether you are interested in booking a day tour or a sunset tour, you will be sure to experience panoramic views like a true local with one of our knowledgeable guides at your side. Contact us today and find out what adventure is right for you. We look forward to getting you on the water! 




Address: 101 N. 1st St. Hood River, OR 97031