Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini Our Electric Vehicle Charging Station install at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast was made possible by a rebate program through Travel Oregon and Forth Mobility. Durst Energy LLC, in tandem with Forth’s rebate program in Oregon Durst Energy LLC also partnered with Tesla’s destination charging program to access additional resources …

Oregon Mural Trail

By Mary Pellegrini

Oregon is Magic in The Dalles The videos of Travel Oregon’s ‘Oregon, Only Slightly Exaggerated’ reveal whimsical scenes of enchanting forests, vineyards, rivers, mountains and more, and share with you that magical feeling of being in Oregon. Travel Oregon, in partnership with the Oregon Cultural Trust, is bringing murals to each of Oregon’s regions with Forest for …

By Mary Pellegrini

The Oak Ridge Trail is a lovely trail that takes you up out of the Hood River Valley, through a mixed conifer forest and on to open slopes with stands of Oregon White Oak. The trail continues all the way to the top, 2.3 miles, where it joins up with the Surveyors Ridge trail to Bald Butte. …

Wildflowers

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. The views from …

By Mary Pellegrini

And a Little Something for You, too A gift certificate to the Old Parkdale Inn is the promise of romance, adventure, and relaxation all in one neat package. I’m sure you know someone who deserves a getaway. One who has never experienced the beauty and majesty of Mt Hood and the Hood River Valley. One who …

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 …