The Oregon Summer is Calling. June 21st marks the longest day of the year. Many, many hours of daylight to get out and explore. Over 16 hours of daylight actually.
Two Scenic Byways and one Scenic Electric Byway lead to the Old Parkdale Inn
Travel through the Columbia River Gorge on the Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byway, HCRH and around majestic Mt Hood on the Mt. Hood Scenic Byway. For the sustainable traveler the HCRH and the Mt Hood Scenic Byway have been combined to create one of six Electric Byways in Oregon, the Mt Hood and Columbia River Gorge Electric Byway.
How about hiking and biking and chasing a water fall or two or three? Mt. Hood Meadows Debuts More Than Eight Miles of New Hiking Trails this Summer for Mt. Hood’s Premier Chairlift-served Hiking Experience
Imbibe in our local brews, ciders and wines while taking in spectacular views. You’re sure to work up an appetite exploring the great outdoors. Here are but a few Outdoor Dining with a View options.
Find a never before found Geocache, at least one you’ve never found
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? A full version of geocaching can be found on Geocaching.com website.
Who’s ready for some river time? Summer is heating up out there. The White Salmon River, just across the Columbia in Washington, beckons you with rapid, cool water and beautiful views and we entice you with our Bed, Breakfast and Boat packages.
We’re your home base for exploring and enjoying the Hood River Valley and beyond
After a full day, you’ll love the peace and tranquility of the Old Parkdale Inn. Relax in the gardens, perhaps with your favorite beverage, by the bonfire, roast some s’mores, weather permitting of course.
What’s to do
The Hood River Fruit Loop is located in the beautiful Hood River Valley at the foot of majestic Mt. Hood offering you a variety of wines, fruits, vegetables, flowers, ciders, and food. Outdoor adventures such as kayaking, windsurfing, skiing, snow boarding, biking and hiking await. Mt. Hood Meadows, Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, and Timberline Ski areas are only a short drive away, as is the vast Mt. Hood National Forest where trails and wildlife abound. During the summer months stay at the Inn and take advantage of our partnership with Wet Planet Whitewater to receive $10 your raft adventure.