Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

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 Oregon Timber Trail is an iconic 670-mile back country mountain bike route spanning Oregon’s diverse landscapes from California to the Columbia River Gorge. The Oregon Timber Trail Alliance has identified 9 gateway communities that make the Oregon Timber Trail experience possible. Parkdale, Oregon, is one of them, mile 639, #ottmile639. It’s in Parkdale that …

Wildflowers

By Mary Pellegrini

Enjoy 6 wonderful hikes and around the Mt Hood National Forest near the Hood River Valley. Travel Oregon launched the successful 7 Wonders of Oregon campaign. A campaign to get visitors and locals alike out exploring our glorious state. We are so fortunate here at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast to be flanked …

MountNbarreL

By Mary Pellegrini

Come Experience Bike Touring in the Hood River Valley Since MountNbarreL was established in 2015 as the first all-inclusive, guided wine country bike tour in the Columbia River Gorge, they’ve made it their mission to continually expand their services, enhance your experiences and evolve as a leader in the agritourism industry. “By bike, ebike or …

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 …