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Mt View Orchards, Grateful Vineyards, and Fields of Flowers
Mt View Orchards, Grateful Vineyards, and Fields of Flowers, Old Parkdale Inn

By Mary Pellegrini

Grateful Vineyards in the Hood River Valley is home to Mt View Brewing and Golden Row Cider. All neatly tucked with Mt View Orchards

Katrina McAlexander is a 3rd generation farmer, fermenter, and nurse practitioner. Grateful Vineyard opened Memorial Day weekend of 2019 as the very first winery/cidery/brewery in Mount Hood, Oregon and the southernmost vineyard in the Columbia River Gorge. Weaving together farming, fermentation and hospitality fills Katrina’s life with joy and meaning.

Field of Flowers:

Over the last few years the flower fields have been greatly expanded. Plush dahlias, as well as sunflowers, hollyhocks, cosmos, and a wide variety of other flowers. Whether you are looking for exquisite, fresh-cut blooms to complete the arrangements for your wedding or event, to beautify your restaurant, or just to add color to your kitchen table, you’re sure to find them here. Photographers, you won’t want to miss capturing the vivid colors of our flower fields beneath majestic Mt. Hood. As is always the case, Mother Nature will dictate bloom times but be sure to enjoy flower display all summer long

Tulips – U-pick tulip field is open now, $1 per stem. 20,000 tulip bulbs were planted last fall
Hollyhocks and wildflowers – end of June or 1st part of  July
Sunflowers – August and September – Sunflower bouquets last longer than any other flower so take home a bundle to enjoy for weeks.
Dahlias – September through October freeze

Recently featured in a Bravo’s Top Chef episode, The Grateful Vineyard is tucked inside the Mt View Orchards. Mt. View Orchards is a 50-acre apple and pear farm 2.5 miles from Parkdale and the Old Parkdale Inn. For over fifty years, the McAlexander family has raised delicious, top-grade, environmentally sustainable fruit, establishing Mt. View as an important fruit grower in the Hood River Valley and Columbia Gorge region.

Mt View Brewing started brewing beer in March, 2020 in the small craft in Grateful Vineyards, 4 barrel brewery offering seasonal brews. They’re also making hard ciders from the fruits in the family orchards

In 2016 Katrina planted Rieling, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir wine grapes. Grateful Vineyards Tasting Room opened spring 2019,  offering.  Dine on site or bring your meal back to the Old Parkdale Inn gardens

Thank you for trusting us to be your home away from home. We’ve posted our Hospitality and Health Update on our website. Purchase a gift certificate for yourself or someone you know would enjoy time at the Old Parkdale Inn.

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We’re your home base for exploring  and enjoying the Hood River Valley and beyond

After a full day, you’ll love the peace and tranquility of the Old Parkdale Inn. Relax in the gardens, perhaps with your favorite beverage, by the bonfire, roast some s’mores, weather permitting of course.

What’s to do

The Hood River Fruit Loop is located in the beautiful Hood River Valley at the foot of majestic Mt. Hood offering you a variety of wines, fruits, vegetables, flowers, ciders, and food. Outdoor adventures such as kayaking, windsurfing, skiing, snow boarding, biking and hiking await. Mt. Hood Meadows, Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, and Timberline Ski areas are only a short drive away, as is the vast Mt. Hood National Forest where trails and wildlife abound. During the summer months stay at the Inn and take advantage of our partnership with Wet Planet Whitewater to receive $10 your raft adventure.

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Mt View Orchards, Grateful Vineyards, and Fields of Flowers, Old Parkdale Inn

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4932 Baseline Dr, 

Mount Hood Parkdale, 

OR 97041, United States  

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