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Majestic Mount Hood rises over the Hood River Valley east of the town of Hood River in the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon. This view is from Panorama Point Park near the town of Hood River. Hood River, east of Portland, is a favorite of wind surfers and skiers alike and is known as orchard and wine country. Farms, orchards and vinyards dominate the valley.