Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

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. […]

By Mary Pellegrini

It’s official: Wet Planet Whitewater Center is less than a month away from their first White Salmon trips of the season! Who’s ready for some river time? The White Salmon River, just across the Columbia in Washington, beckons you with rapid water and beautiful views and we entice you with our Bed, Breakfast and Boat […]

Rogue Creamery Cheddar Breakfast Sandwiches

By Mary Pellegrini

Rogue Creamery Cheddar Breakfast Sandwiches This spring at our our inn located in the Hood River Valley, we’re serving up a Breakfast Sandwich on home made figassa with a ricotta spread, scrambled eggs, spinach and red onion and Rogue Creamery Rogue’s Mary Cheddar. Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich with your favorite ingredients For each sandwich: 2 thick […]

Wildflowers

By Mary Pellegrini

Wildflowers are beginning to pop up across the landscape in the Hood River Valley and the Columbia River Gorge. Spring wildflower hikes are a Gorge specialty you won’t want to miss, so plan your wildflower weekend now. Pack your hiking boots and your camera. As spring turns into summer, then fall, the upper elevation wildflowers […]

By Mary Pellegrini

Today is Pi Day How about celebrating with an Apple Pie Cookies? We put a little spin on the classic apple pie and the results were amazing. For quicker, easier assembly I used refrigerated pie crusts Apple Pie Cookies from the Old Parkdale Inn 6 green apples 1 package refrigerated pie crust (2 crusts) 5 […]

MountNbarreL

By Mary Pellegrini

Come Experience Bike Touring in the Hood River Valley Since MountNbarreL was established in 2015 as the first all-inclusive, guided wine country bike tour in the Columbia River Gorge, they’ve made it their mission to continually expand their services, enhance your experiences and evolve as a leader in the agritourism industry. Their goal is to […]