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Spring and Summer Birds are returning to the Old Parkdale Inn Gardens
Spring and Summer Birds are returning to the Old Parkdale Inn Gardens, Old Parkdale Inn

By Mary Pellegrini

We have many birds that spend the winter with us here in the gardens of the Old Parkdale Inn. We keep the feeders available to satisfy the finches, juncos, chickadees and nuthatches. Collared Doves, Towhee, Quail and a jay or two also frequent the seed blocks. The number of summer birds has been increasing and it’s nice to see the summer plumage returning on the Finches. I must confess though our favorite spring bird is the Evening Grosbeak. Such a stunning bird.

Spring and Summer Birds are returning to the Old Parkdale Inn Gardens, Old Parkdale Inn Our feeders sit right outside our dining room so guests can watch the flurry of activity during morning breakfast. The gardens of the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast are recognized as a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Foundation. We’ve obtained this recognition by providing feed, water, shelter and nesting provisions for the many species of birds that visit our gardens. If you’d like to spend the night at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast and get front row seating at our dining room table, give us a call or book direct online

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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.

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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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Spring and Summer Birds are returning to the Old Parkdale Inn Gardens, Old Parkdale Inn

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Mount Hood Parkdale, 

OR 97041, United States  

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