Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

Sail in, and with, the Heart of the Gorge

By Mary Pellegrini

Sail in the Heart of the Gorge, on the beautiful classic sloop “WyEast”, in one of the most amazing places on earth. Heart of The Gorge Sailing is an adventure on a private yacht, for groups up to 6 guests. Experience the power, beauty and romance of the Columbia River Gorge on this warm summer …

By Mary Pellegrini

Coming out of one of the rainiest springs on record, our rivers are full of water and ready to raft!  With the big spring snow melt right around the corner, trips on the White Salmon River will continue to be incredible. Get your splashes in this summer and spend time with friends and family on …

By Mary Pellegrini

Our suggestion for the 5 of the Best Must See Waterfalls Come feel the mist of Oregon waterfalls on your face! With winter and spring come winter storms and snow pack melt, supplying Oregon scenic rivers the water needed to create our wildly beautiful and renowned waterfalls. It’s certainly not too early to start planning …

Sail in, and with, the Heart of the Gorge

By Mary Pellegrini

Sail in the Heart of the Gorge, on the beautiful classic sloop “WyEast”, in one of the most amazing places on earth. Heart of The Gorge Sailing is an adventure on a private yacht, for groups up to 6 guests. Experience the power, beauty and romance of the Columbia River Gorge on this warm summer …

By Mary Pellegrini

Spring arrives in the Hood River Valley. Waterfall flows are picking up as the snow melts. Wildflowers are popping. Golf courses are greening up nicely. New release wines and ciders are being presented. West winds will soon bring the boards and kites out on The Columbia River. And then there’s spring skiing. And Blossoms. Millions …

By Mary Pellegrini

It’s official: The 2022 rafting season is here 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. Book your stay with us and, upon request, we will provide you with a discount code to use when booking directly with the …