Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


Weldon wagon Road

By Mary Pellegrini

The Columbia River Gorge and the Mt Hood National Forest hosts more than 2 million visitors a year. Visitation often exceeds the automobile capacity along the Historic Columbia River Highway. Parking and traffic congestion is degrading the visitor experience and causing safety problems. To truly experience the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area the way …

Oregon Is Magic

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. They 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 …

Parkdale Ponderosa Pine

By Mary Pellegrini

Parkdale’s Ponderosa Pine in the Hood River Valley This magnificent landmark on the north slope of Mt. Hood is estimated to be about 600 years old. If Columbus had come to Oregon in 1492 he would have seen this tree already growing into a vigorous young sapling. When measured in the year 2000 it was …

Happy Birthday Oregon

By Mary Pellegrini

Happy Birthday Oregon. Oregon was founded on Feb. 14, 1859. It was the 33rd state admitted into the union, and in 1860 was home to over 54,000 residents. Today, around 4 million people call Oregon home. Oregon boasts one of the most geographically diverse landscapes in the country. It has volcanoes, water bodies, dense forests, …

Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast

By Mary Pellegrini

Welcome to the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast in the beautiful Hood River Valley. And day 2 of the B and Bs Around the World #bnbphotochallenge21 – Exterior Shot and a bit of history. The Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast, located in the Hood River Valley, minutes from the Columbia River Gorge and …

By Mary Pellegrini

Imagine a straight, west-east line from Oregon coast, through Parkdale and on to the Snake River and the Idaho border. This is the Willamette Baseline, the east west baseline of the Willamette Meridian. The Old Parkdale Inn B&B, address 4932 Baseline Drive, is located on THE Willamette Baseline. If you’re in the vicinity of Portland, …