The peach, cherry, apple and pear trees in the Hood River valley explode in a harmony of vibrant pink and white flowers. Starting at lower elevations around the town of Hood River they move in a cascading ripple up the Hood River Valley, creating a patchwork of color. Here in the Upper Hood River Valley we’ll be in full blossom in another week or so.
Celebrate Blossom Time now through mid may. Come visit and enjoy family-friendly farm events, craft shows, culinary treats, wine and cider tasting.
One of the best ways to enjoy Blossom Time is to drive the Hood River County Fruit Loop, a gorgeous 35-mile drive that follows the county’s Scenic Tour Route and passes the valley’s plethora of orchards, wineries, and farms.
Stop along the way to pick up baked goods, preserves, yarn, fresh produce, wine, cider and more.
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.