Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

By: Mary Pellegrini A convocation of Eagles Bald Eagle populations were on the brink of extinction due partly to pesticide use. In 1963 there were 487 breeding pairs in the entire lower 48 states. Today there are over 1300 in Washington and Oregon. Bald eagles migrate south each winter in search of food and the …

By Mary Pellegrini

Mt Hood Meadows and Timberline Ski Areas will manage slope capacity two different ways. An advisory group of ski industry leaders developed the Ski Well, Be Well operational best practices. These practices, adapted to each ski area’s unique operation, can be scaled according to the appropriate local COVID-19 response. Mt Hood Meadows Lift tickets can be purchased …

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

A Fall Escape to the Hood River Valley and Columbia River Gorge brings sunshine-filled days, cool nights, refreshing breezes, plenty of outdoor adventures an Oregon Bounty Harvest. Plan your visit to include a stay at the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast. Harvest in the Hood River Valley and Columbia River Gorge There are just …

By Mary Pellegrini

‘Once in Parkdale you’ll find everything you need, a brewery, a BBQ joint, a nice cafe, and some wonderful hosts at the Old Parkdale Inn who welcome bikepackers with open arms.’ Oregon Timber Trail The Hood Tier Gorge Loop of the Oregon Timber Trail Already making plans to ride the newest Hood Tier Loop of …

By Mary Pellegrini

Three Oregon Scenic Byways 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 …