Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

Geocaching to Rock Your Parkdale Vacation The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area formation started approximately 40-60 million years ago. Pressure of molten lava pushed granite from inside the earth and caused the outline of the Columbia Basin. The Scenic Area stretches 85 miles on both sides of one of the largest waterways on our continent. …

By Mary Pellegrini

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 …

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. …

By Mary Pellegrini

How fun to set out in search of Bigfoot and Geocaches in the Columbia River Gorge. You, too, can embark on the Bonneville Bigfoots Search GeoTour in North Bonneville, Washington. Along the designated two mile paved “Bigfoot Discovery Trail” we learned about this unique area and why the Sasquatches were drawn to this picturesque area on the banks of the Columbia …

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 …

By Mary Pellegrini

So the song goes and so is life here in the Hood River Valley during the summer months.  Our guests at the Old Parkdale Inn can choose to relax in the gardens with a good book and a favorite beverage and do little to nothing at all.  Or they can choose to get out and about, explore the …

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