Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

The Oregon Summer is Calling. June 21st marks the longest day of the year. Many, many hours of daylight to get out and explore. Over 16 hours of daylight actually. Two Scenic Byways and one Scenic Electric Byway lead to the Old Parkdale Inn Travel through the Columbia River Gorge on the Historic Columbia River Highway […]

By Mary Pellegrini

Mt. Hood Meadows Debuts More Than Eight Miles of New Hiking Trails this Summer for Mt. Hood’s Premier Chairlift-served Hiking Experience The snow is melting, the weather is getting warmer, and the wildflowers are on their way. Summer on the mountain is right around the corner! Mt Hood Meadows will kick off their summer operations […]

By Mary Pellegrini

The Oregon Timber Trail is an iconic 670-mile back country mountain bike route spanning Oregon’s diverse landscapes from California to the Columbia River Gorge. The Oregon Timber Trail Alliance has identified 9 gateway communities that make the Oregon Timber Trail experience possible. Parkdale, Oregon, is one of them, mile 639, #ottmile639. It’s in Parkdale that […]

By Mary Pellegrini

Baked Pumpkin Donut at the Old Parkdale Inn National Donut Day is the first Friday in June. We hope you have a chance to try this delicious baked donut recipe. Or request them the next time you visit. Clean up is easier than with a fried version not to mention a bit less guilt-inducing! Baked […]

By Mary Pellegrini

Blueberry Croissant French Toast served at the Old Parkdale Inn B&B, in the quiet and relaxed atmosphere of this Mt. Hood B&B. This Blueberry Croissant French Toast is a perfect breakfast entrée for both spring and summer, and super pretty when topped with fresh Oregon berries. We’ve made it with Strawberries – Strawberries and Cream. […]

Wildflowers

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini Bald Butte Via the Oak Ridge Trail A hike to the top of Bald Butte is a great choice for an early season hike in the Upper Hood River Valley!  A vibrant show of Mt Hood National Forest wildflowers, Lupine, Balsam Root, Indian Paintbrush will cover the hillside from mid-April through June. […]