Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

Grateful Vineyards in the Hood River Valley is home to Mt View Brewing and Golden Row Cider. All neatly tucked with Mt View Orchards Katrina McAlexander is a 3rd generation farmer, fermenter, and nurse practitioner. Grateful Vineyard opened Memorial Day weekend of 2019 as the very first winery/cidery/brewery in Mount Hood, Oregon and the southernmost […]

Chinook Suite

By Mary Pellegrini

Choose the tranquil Chinook Suite for a sweeping view of the Inn’s Gardens from your private balcony. Named after Oregon’s state fish, Chinook is quite spacious with a sitting room and bedroom with a queen-sized bed. In your private bath there’s a combination shower/tub, and plush cotton, spa towels. We provide all organic bath and […]

By Mary Pellegrini

We have many birds that spend the winter with us here in the gardens of the Old Parkdale Inn. We keep the feeders available to satisfy the finches, juncos, chickadees and nuthatches. Collared Doves, Towhee, Quail and a jay or two also frequent the seed blocks. The number of summer birds has been increasing and […]

By Mary Pellegrini

It is spring in the Pacific Northwest. The rhubarb in the gardens of the Old Parkdale Inn is just about ready to harvest and the Oregon strawberries should begin to come on soon. Put the two together and we get a favorite of our guests,  Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee Cake. 3 c fresh rhubarb, cut in 1-inch […]

By Mary Pellegrini

Spectacular Mt Hood Views for our Upper Valley Breweries You’re sure to work up an appetite exploring the great outdoors. Here are but a few Outdoor Dining with a View options Solera Brewery ~ a short block walk from the Inn leads to the Beer Garden of Solera Brewery ~ A close-up of Mt. Hood, […]

By Mary Pellegrini

The peach, cherry, apple and pear trees in the Hood River valley explode in a harmony of vibrant pink and white flowers. Starting at lower elevations around the town of Hood River they move in a cascading ripple up the Hood River Valley, creating a patchwork of color. Here in the Upper Hood River Valley […]