Experiences & Adventure

Hiking and Fishing Options Abound

Things to Do

Doing nothing is always an option

Things to Do

Rafting and Stand Up Paddle Boards

We're All About Adventure

We are always planning new events to bring people together. Check out our events page for details

Yoga on the lawn Balch Hotel
Shop at Balch Boutique

If shopping is your idea of adventure, we have you covered! We have many gift ideas in our very own gift shop.

Looking for more? Check out our friends in The Dalles just minutes away.

Things to Do


You wonder, "What is there to do in Dufur?" Being where the Columbia River Gorge meets Oregon's High Desert provides endless opportunities.

Explore what interests you. We'd be happy to assist you in putting together the perfect day trip.

For even more adventures in the Gorge be sure to visit Columbia Gorge to Mt. Hood.com

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