Maximize your whitewater rafting or kayaking adventure by exploring other great area activities!


Nestled between the snowy peaks of Mt Hood and Mt Adams, this unique area offers it all. With great whitewater river rafting and kayaking, year round skiing, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, windsurfing, kite boarding, horse back riding, and more, the White Salmon valley is a recreational playground for both kids and adults. Just an hour and fifteen minutes from Portland, Oregon and only minutes from Hood River, this area of the Columbia River Gorge offers numerous options for lodging, dining, and recreation. Here are some of our favorites:



Trout Lake Cozy Cabins
2291 Highway 141
Troutlake, Washington 98650
Columbia Gorge Vacation Rentals LLC
Cooper Spur Mountain Resort
10755 Cooper Spur Road
Mt. Hood, OR 97041
(541) 352-6692‎
Hood River Vacation Rentals


Bed & Breakfasts

Husum Riverside B&B
Husum, Washington
(509) 281-1181
Old Parkdale Inn B&B
Parkdale, OR
Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins
PO Box 777
Carson, WA 98610
Villa Columbia Bed & Breakfast
902 Oak St
Hood River, Oregon 97031

Hotels & Motels

Inn of the White Salmon
White Salmon, Washington
Oak Street Hotel
Hood River, OR
Trout Lake Valley Inn
Trout Lake, Washington
Westcliff Lodge
Hood River, Oregon



Timberlake Campground
25 minutes west of the Wet Planet headquarters
Wishbone Campground
25 minutes east of the Wet Planet headquarters in Lyle, WA
Guler – Mt Adams County Park & Campground
15 minutes north of Wet Planet headquarters in Trout Lake, WA
US Forest Service campgrounds
1-877-444-6777 (for reservation)
for information:
Mt Adams Ranger District


Big Winds: Windsurfing – Kiteboarding – SUP
207 Front St
Hood River, OR 97031

NW Lake Riding Stables
1262 Little Buck Creek Rd.
White Salmon, WA 98672

*Paddles & Saddles*

Start your day horseback riding* through the backcountry of the
Columbia River Gorge with Northwestern Lake Riding Stables. At the
conclusion of your trip, make your way to our riverside headquarters
where lunch will be waiting for you. Then get ready for the next level
of adventure… whitewater rafting on the White Salmon River! Cost
$180/person, please call to make reservations. (*maximum weight 240lbs)