February 26, 2020
An Extra 24 Hours to Geocache
By: Mary Pellegrini
Don't forget to plan an outing to get your Leap Day 2020 digital souvenir by finding a cache, Adventure Lab*, or attending an event on Saturday, February 29th. We have a couple scoped out on the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. And we'll be heading out right after breakfast. Want to join us?
We geocachers are pretty excited. Once every 4 years an extra day is added to the month of February. And we all know what that means: an Extra 24 hours to Geocache!
Earn your Leap Day 2020 digital souvenir by finding a cache, Adventure Lab*, or attending an Event on Saturday, February 29th
The photo shows caches in the Upper Hood River Valley, where our inn, Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast is located. The star signifies the cache we placed on our property GC4FH6G Parkdale Travel Bug Inn. Bring a Travel Bug to trade or drop off and we'll share with you some of our favorite caches in the neighborhood
“Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people …from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment. Geocaching.com is the headquarters for the activity”
Let us be home base for exploring and enjoying the Hood River Valley and Mt Hood National Forest. After a full day, you’ll love the peace and tranquility of the Old Parkdale Inn. Relax in the gardens, perhaps with a glass of wine from a bottle you picked up at a local winery or our wine cabinet. We can even have a bonfire, roast some s’mores, if you’d like. We now have EV and Tesla Chargers for guest use.
Outdoor adventures such as kayaking, windsurfing, skiing, snow boarding, 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. We partner with Mt Hood Meadows and Timberline Ski Area, offering multi-night packages and access to discounted lift tickets. Stay at the Inn and take advantage of our partnership with Wet Planet Whitewater to receive $10 your raft adventure.