Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

The Old Parkdale Inn, in the Hood River Valley, can be the ideal location for your small business meeting or social retreat. Our table can seat up to 10, eight with a little more room to spread out. Wireless internet access is available throughout the inn and gardens. A 75″ wall mounted big screen tv …

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

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 …

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini March brings the northern movement of many migratory land birds. The Tundra Swans that winter in the Columbia River Gorge have left. The Oregon Cascades Birding Trail, (OCBT) is a self-guided tour highlighting nearly 200 prime birding destinations designed to showcase Oregon’s birds and spectacular scenery. After a great night’s sleep at the Old Parkdale Inn set off on …