Event Information

When, Where, How Much ... and More

Find details here about the Hood River Harvest Ride that can help you make the most of your time. Also be sure to check out:

KEENA tyvek commemorative bib with the year, rider number and Harvest Ride logo. Keep this as proof of your registration for use at rest stops and for lunch. You will be given your bib at the registration table on Saturday morning.

Location

The Hood River Harvest Ride begins and ends at the Hood River Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds are located at 3020 WyEast Road in Odell, Oregon. Click for directions to the Hood River County Fairgrounds.

Registration Deadline

Advance registration ends at 11:55 PM September 20, 2013. You can register in person on the day of the event provided we have not sold out our 450 rider capacity. Check back on this site to see if the rider limit has been reached. Click here to register.

Registration Process

Here's what you need to do when you arrive...

  • When you arrive at the Hood River Fairgrounds you will be directed to park.
  • After parking, please proceed to either the pre-registration or day-of-event registration to receive a wrist band that will signify you are signed up.
  • Day-of-event registrations will need to sign a waiver.
  • All riders must agree to wear a helmet, ride safely and follow the Oregon rules of the road.
  • You will be given copies of the route maps and told the latest about route conditions.
  • We will have water and sports drink powder to use to fill up your water bottles.
  • From here the open road beckons…!

Time

Timing Start Finish
Sign-In 8 AM 11 AM
Lunch 11 AM 4 PM
Finish-Line Party 2 PM 5 PM
Farm-Stand Pick Up & Delivery 12:30  PM purchase deadline 2 PM
delivery @ Fairgrounds
Course Closed 5 PM 5 PM

Lunch

A scrumptious homemade finish-line lunch will be provided, featuring foods from Hood River. Your tasty and filling meal will be made with fresh and healthy foods from local growers and ranchers.

Costs

Riders Through 9/20 After 9/20
Adult $50 $60
Children under 14 $20 $30
Family: 2 adults, up to 4 children $130 $140

Camping at the Fairgrounds

Great camping (with showers) is available at the Hood River Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday night.

  • Tents - $20/night
  • R.V.s - $25/night

Farm Stand Pick-Up

Bring some cash or a credit card because there are a number of distinctive fruit stands, stores and a winery to visit along the route. Any purchases at specified farm stands will be reserved and picked up by special support vehicles for delivery back at the fairgrounds by 2 pm... free!

Rider Support/Sag Wagon

There will be an onsite bicycle mechanic available for light maintenance to your bicycle. A Sag-Wagon will also be roving the routes and available either via HAM Radio or cell phone. Four rest stops along the routes with food and water will also be available for your convenience.

  • Ham Radio Support is being provided courtesy of RAGS (Radio Amateurs of the Gorge).

Daycare from Bambinos 

Reasonable offsite childcare is available from Bambinos Hood River. Click for more information and signup forms for Bambinos International Learning Center in Hood River.

Please register for childcare at least three days in advance.

Please call 541-386-2005 if you have any questions, or email bambinoshr@gorge.net.

 

Bike riders at a local deli
Riders having fun at a local cafe in the Hood River Valley

 

Harvest foods

Hood River County Fair Camp Grounds

 

Important Note

The Hood River Fairgrounds serves as the Emergency Fire Camp location for the region. In the event of a large forest fire this event will relocate to another site. Please check our website for event details in case of fire.

 

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

The Hood River Harvest Ride is a permittee of the Mt. Hood National Forest.