Wind Mountain Ranch
Resting at the foot of the impressive Wind Mountain, Wind Mountain Ranch emerges as a quintessential wedding haven, boasting one of the most picturesque landscapes in the Columbia River Gorge. Spanning across 68 acres, the venue captivates with sprawling pastures and towering peaks in every direction. The ceremony site is a vision of natural beauty, featuring a serene pond extending into the distance and a rustic wooden trellis, creating a captivating focal point. Log cabins scattered across the property offer ideal spaces for wedding parties to prepare, while the main house provides ample room for larger groups. A spacious reception tent, capable of hosting celebrations of any size, ensures a seamless event, sheltered from the elements, making Wind Mountain Ranch a truly enchanting destination for couples seeking a perfect blend of nature, rustic charm, and celebration.
Wind Mountain Ranch is located up in the cascading hills overlooking the Columbia River Gorge. While the venue requires an hour drive from downtown Portland, it is conveniently located about 20 minutes from Hood River where most guests are encouraged to lay there heads after the reception.
At Wind Mountain Ranch, the ceremony site unfolds on a charming wooden deck, providing an intimate space for the couple to exchange vows. A graceful trellis overhead invites adornment with cascading flowers, adding a touch of romance. Beyond, a serene pond mirrors the sky, framed by majestic mountains. Enveloped by horse pastures and framed by white picket fences, the setting exudes rustic elegance and natural beauty, creating an idyllic backdrop for unforgettable moments.
Wind Mountain Ranch’s wedding reception tent offers a spacious and inviting atmosphere nestled amidst the natural beauty of the Columbia River Gorge. With its rustic charm and elegant ambiance, the tent provides a versatile canvas for couples to design their dream reception. Featuring ample space for dining, dancing, and celebration, the tent can accommodate gatherings of all sizes while offering protection from the elements. Adorned with twinkling lights and draped in soft fabrics, the tent exudes warmth and romance, creating a magical backdrop for memorable moments shared with family and friends. From intimate affairs to grand receptions, Wind Mountain Ranch’s reception tent serves as the perfect setting to elevate the wedding experience amidst the scenic splendor of the Pacific Northwest.
- Multnomah Falls: A short drive away, Multnomah Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in the United States, offering stunning views and hiking trails for guests to enjoy.
- Hood River: Just a few miles east of Wind Mountain Ranch lies Hood River, a charming town known for its vibrant art scene, boutique shops, and craft breweries. Guests can also explore the Hood River Waterfront Park and take part in various outdoor activities like windsurfing and kiteboarding.
- Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum: Located in The Dalles, this museum provides insight into the geological and cultural history of the Columbia River Gorge through interactive exhibits and educational programs.
- Wine Tasting: The Columbia River Gorge is home to numerous wineries and vineyards, offering guests the opportunity to indulge in wine tasting tours and sample the region’s finest wines.
- Scenic Drives: Guests can embark on scenic drives along the Historic Columbia River Highway, which winds through breathtaking landscapes, including waterfalls, lush forests, and panoramic viewpoints.
- Outdoor Recreation: From hiking and biking to fishing and wildlife viewing, the Columbia River Gorge offers a plethora of outdoor activities for guests to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area.
Wind Mountain Ranch provides a charming and convenient lodging experience for wedding parties with its on-site log cabins. These accommodations not only serve as ideal spaces for wedding parties to prepare for the big day but also offer a unique opportunity for guests to fully immerse themselves in the tranquil surroundings.
For those seeking alternative lodging options, the nearby town of Hood River offers a diverse selection of hotels to suit various preferences and budgets. Some of the top hotel options in Hood River include:
- Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa: Known for its historic charm and stunning views, this hotel sits along the Columbia River and offers elegant accommodations and a full-service spa.
- Best Western Plus Hood River Inn: Located right on the waterfront, this hotel provides comfortable rooms and easy access to Hood River’s downtown area.
- Hampton Inn & Suites Hood River: A contemporary option with modern amenities, this hotel is situated close to local attractions and outdoor activities.
- Hood River Hotel: Embracing the town’s history, this boutique hotel features a charming atmosphere and is centrally located near shops and restaurants.
- The Society Hotel Bingen: A unique option on the Washington side of the Columbia River, offering a blend of modern comfort and historic charm.
- Breathtaking Scenery: Situated in the Columbia River Gorge, the venue boasts stunning views of majestic peaks, sprawling pastures, and the serene Columbia River.
- Picturesque Ceremony Sites: Multiple ceremony sites offer diverse options for couples to exchange vows, each framed by natural beauty and rustic charm.
- Rustic Elegance: The venue exudes rustic elegance with wooden decks, trellises, and charming log cabins, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for celebrations.
- On-Site Accommodations: Guests can stay in cozy log cabins on the property, providing convenient lodging options and allowing for a seamless wedding experience.
- Versatile Reception Spaces: From spacious reception tents to intimate indoor settings, Wind Mountain Ranch offers versatile spaces that can accommodate celebrations of all sizes.
- Exclusive Use of Property: Couples have exclusive access to the entire property, ensuring privacy and allowing for a personalized wedding experience.
- Natural Backdrops for Photos: The scenic landscape serves as a stunning backdrop for wedding photos, capturing the beauty and romance of the Pacific Northwest.
- Convenient Location: Located near Hood River, guests have easy access to nearby attractions, outdoor activities, and lodging options for extended stays.
- Professional Event Coordination: The venue provides professional event coordination services to help couples plan and execute their dream wedding with ease and peace of mind.
- Outdoor Activities: Guests can explore hiking trails, go wine tasting, or engage in various outdoor activities in the surrounding Columbia River Gorge area, ensuring a memorable and enjoyable experience for everyone.
Wind Mountain Ranch offers numerous picturesque settings for capturing the magic of weddings and special events. The wooden deck with a rustic trellis, the reflective pond with mountain views, cozy log cabins, horse pastures with white picket fences, and the spacious reception tent all provide beautiful backdrops for photographs. The expansive landscape surrounding the ranch, with winding paths through tall pine trees and wildflowers, offers natural settings for candid moments. Sunset views over the Columbia River Gorge and the vastness of nature create an ideal ambiance for capturing the warmth and romance of the celebration.
Address: 192 Erickson Road, Stevenson, WA 98648