Continent
North America
Country
Washington (USA)
Next Big City
Portland
Next Town
Hood River, Stevenson
 
Type:
River
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Toilet, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Bridge, Stones
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
Tide independent

A big wide river that flows from the East. Waves develop as wind increases. Lots of space out on the river.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Rocks, Stones
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Rocks, Trees
Beach Users:
None

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorts, Shorty
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

In summer, bring a rash guard or shorty, in the early spring or late fall, bring all you have to stay warm.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
E, W
Main Direction:
E, W



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Take I-84 East from Portland, get off the interstate at Cascade Locks and cross the Columbia River (Bridge of the Gods) into Washington. Once on the North side of the river, take S.R.14 East to Stevenson (about 3 miles). You will see the kites in the air along the river. Parking is behind the industrial building on the river.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information