Relax at pet-friendly restaurant and bars, visit local off leash parks, and explore some of the Pacific Northwest’s iconic hiking trails with your dog! When you’re done exploring the wonders of the Columbia River Gorge area, come home to a fairly priced, pet-friendly vacation rental in Hood River by booking with Arrived Vacation Rentals!
Our Hood River Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals
With so many fun things to do outside in the Columbia River Gorge area, it’s no wonder that people love bringing their dogs along on vacation to our Hood River lodging pet friendly. We encourage our guests to bring their pets along on their Oregon vacation to enhance their experiences! Finding a pet-friendly vacation rental that’s close to your chosen activities for a great price is easy with Arrived Vacation Rentals. We offer almost 30 pet-friendly rental homes in the Hood River area of Oregon!
We offer homes near the Columbia River Gorge in downtown Hood River, closer to Mount Hood in the Hood River Valley, and across the Columbia River in White Salmon, Washington. To easily find a pet-friendly Arrived vacation rental, simply click on Advanced Filters during your rental search.
Pet-Friendly Rental Home Amenities
We understand that pet owners often have to sacrifice location, quality, or price in order to find pet-friendly vacation rentals. At arrived, we offer Hood River dog friendly homes that are fairly priced and close to your chosen activities. Each of our pet-friendly homes also comes furnished with quality furnishings and thoughtful interior design.
Our pet-friendly Arrived Vacation Rentals in Hood River sleep 6-14 people and offer guests plenty of space, privacy, and tranquility to relax into. Most of our pet-friendly Arrived Vacation Rentals also amenities like private yards, hot tubs, fireplaces, views of Mount Hood, and more.
Hitting the Trails in Hood River
During your stay in one of our Hood River pet-friendly vacation rentals, you’ll want to make sure to get out and get into nature by exploring the vast array of beautiful trails and paths that make up Hood River and the surrounding areas. One of the most well-loved treks is the Cooper Spur hike. Beginning at Cloud Cap Road, this trail covers approximately 6.5-miles making it a wonderful day trip destination. Opportunities to view the landscape from an elevation of 2,800 feet make for breathtaking vantage points along the way. Those who love to encounter charming wildlife and take a moment to appreciate regional plants will find plenty of both when they take to this trail. As thrilling as it is challenging, this is a great trek for those experienced hikers looking for some rugged and beautiful terrain to conquer in Hood River.
Coffee Stops to Consider
Nature has a way of pulling us in to appreciate the view, but when all is said and done, a moment of refueling may be required before hitting the next trail. Hood River is home to a number of delicious coffee shops worth trying out. When you’re here, make some time to browse the selection of bold brews starting with Ground Coffee Hood River. This combined coffee shop, restaurant, roaster and bakery began catering to Hood River clients in 2008 and has grown in popularity ever since. Providing primarily organic, direct-trade beans, Ground Coffee is a trendy establishment with a local heart. Delivering up menu items crafted from as many local producers as possible, it’s a place perfect for a caffeine-fix that gives back to the community it serves.
Doppio is another local hot spot worth trying when it comes to finding that perfect cup of java to keep you going throughout the day. First opening in Hood River in 2006, this coffee stop takes a people-first approach to service with an emphasis on a friendly and welcoming staff already ready to lend a hand. From macchiatos to flavored lattes and the many options for hot chocolate in between, coffee lovers with find a charming ambiance alongside a delicious cup when they’re here. If you’re hungry, Doppio delivers menu items that include everything from grilled paninis to soup and salad options depending on your cravings. Ice cream and root beer floats also grace the Doppio menu and if you happen to be traveling with kids, take advantage of the children’s menu complete with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or grilled cheese options.
Explore the Gorge with Your Dog
Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Hood River offers a lot of different activities for dogs and dog lovers while staying in your Hood River dog friendly rentals. Dog-friendly trails, beaches, restaurants, and shops are all woven throughout the downtown Hood River area.
Since much of the forest surrounding Hood River is a National Forest, dogs are allowed on leash on most trails. Some of our favorite hikes near Hood River and the Columbia River Gorge to explore with pups are those with views of Mount Hood, Tamanawas Falls, and Punchbowl Falls.
There are also hundreds of other trails near Hood River so it’s easy to choose your own adventure! Just be sure to read trailhead signage and acquire appropriate hiking permits before hitting the trails.
Dog-Friendly Activities in Hood River
For a beautiful sunset walk on the Hood River waterfront, be sure to take your dog to the Hood River Waterfront Trail. The 40-acre sand bar that splits off from the paved Waterfront Trail is an off-leash area so be sure to take advantage. The views of the Columbia River Gorge facing West on the sand bar are spectacular during sunset.
For dog-friendly, tax-free shopping, be sure to take your pooch to Gorge Dog, Hood River’s pet boutique. In the store, you can find accessories, treats, and resources for what to do with your dog near Hood River.
To dine with your dog, take them to these restaurants: Solstice, Pine Street Bakery, Doppio Coffee, Double Mountain Brewery, and Thunder Island Brewing. Most of these restaurants offer outdoor seating to people with pups and a few even offer special treats for your dog.
Shopping for Canine Accessories in Hood River
Bringing your well-loved pet to Hood River is a treat, but between the exploring, dining and many adventures along the way, there’s bound to be a moment or two when it’s necessary to pick up some of those pet essentials that would be difficult to pack. Hood River is home to several stores and establishments that cater to canine needs. Here are a few to keep in mind for those moments when dog-care calls.
Little Bit Ranch Supply
While the name seems to indicate a store set aside for larger animals, Little Bit Ranch Supply on Cascade Avenue has made it a mission to keep all creatures large and small well-fed and ready to take on the world. This convenient establishment carries a variety of dog food and can help find what you’re looking for if your dog requires a specialized brand. In addition, guests will find a wide variety of dog toys, treats and handling accessories. Flea and tick medication are always in stock if the natural world gets the best of your four-legged friend after time out exploring in the woods.
Dog River Pet Supplies
Hood River’s ever-growing canine population and increasing number of annual visitors means pet supply stores in the area are on the rise as well. With a grand opening date set for January 20, 2019, Hood River residents and visitors will have Dog River Pet Supply to add to their ranks of local pet care establishments. Located conveniently on 12th street it is anticipated that this store will cater to specialized products dogs need to make the most of their adventures in the great outdoors.
Columbia Gorge Veterinary Clinic Inc.
While it isn’t ever an enjoyable thought, it’s possible that while on vacation your dog may need medical attention or a quick check up. When your pet seems a little under the weather while on vacation or is experiencing any mobility issues after a day out exploring the trails, it’s always best to get the situation check out. In order to avoid the stress of an emergency, be sure to keep information for Columbia Gorge Veterinary Clinic on hand when you’re in the area with your four-legged friend. This highly regarded clinic on Belmont Avenue provides a comfortable atmosphere alongside a friendly and experienced staff. Appointments generally last only 30-minutes and can be made the same day according to availability.
Why Pet Owners Love Arrived
With so many fun things to do outside with your pet in Hood River while staying in our Hood River lodging dog friendly, bringing your pup along for your next vacation to Hood River would be a great idea. it would be a shame to leave your four-legged friends at home. At Arrived Vacation Rentals, we offer you and your pets a large selection of beautiful, tranquil, and tastefully furnished rental homes at an affordable price.
Book your pet-friendly Arrived vacation rental today and come play with your four-legged friend in the historic Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.