Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

Sail in, and with, the Heart of the Gorge

By Mary Pellegrini

Sail in the Heart of the Gorge, on the beautiful classic sloop “WyEast”, in one of the most amazing places on earth. Heart of The Gorge Sailing is an adventure on a private yacht, for groups up to 6 guests. Experience the power, beauty and romance of the Columbia River Gorge. WyEast is moored in […]

By Mary Pellegrini

My favorite is snowshoe.  Never really did too much downhill as a child and now I don’t like to fall down as much and speed is not a necessity!  So we snowshoe. For us there is nothing better than a hike in the Mt Hood National Forest, fresh snow, no wind, fresh tracks.  If it’s […]

By Mary Pellegrini

Think Social Distancing and Spring Skiing on Mt Hood. Get out of town, get outdoors and enjoy the super sanitized Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast. It’s going to be awesome at least through April. Book your room and leave the rest to us. We will get you settled in for a comfortable night’s sleep, serve fresh coffee […]

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini Bald Eagle populations were on the brink of extinction due partly to pesticide use. In 1963 there were 487 breeding pairs in the entire lower 48 states. Today there are over 1300 in Washington and Oregon. Bald eagles migrate south each winter in search of food and the Columbia River provides an […]

Geocaching Wonders

By Mary Pellegrini

Get out and explore all of the Wonders of the World, in and out of this world! From Victoria Falls in Zambia to the Jezero Crater on Mars where the Perseverance Rover landed, your next geocaching adventure awaits. Two new levels have been added to Wonders of the World Geocaching Challenge: Natural and Solar System […]

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini A search for caches within a 10 mile radius of the Old Parkdale Inn, zip 97041,will show over 500 hides! Did you know that Geocaching started right here in Oregon? On May 1 this game, once known as the “Great American GPS Stash Hunt’, will celebrate it’s 14th birthday with over 2 million […]