Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

The livin’ is certainly easy during the summer here in the Hood River Valley but it can get pretty warm. Our home is air conditioned including our guest rooms. We think you’ll love this alternative to AC if only for a few hours. Fresh air, cool water on the White Salmon River. The White Salmon […]

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

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. […]

By Mary Pellegrini

It’s official: Wet Planet Whitewater Center is less than a month away from their first White Salmon trips of the season! Who’s ready for some river time? The White Salmon River, just across the Columbia in Washington, beckons you with rapid water and beautiful views and we entice you with our Bed, Breakfast and Boat […]

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. Their goal is to […]

Sail in, and with, the Heart of the Gorge

By Mary Pellegrini

Sail in the Heart of the Gorge, on the beautiful classic sloop “WyEast”, in one of the most amazing places on earth. Heart of The Gorge Sailing is an adventure on a private yacht, for groups up to 6 guests. Experience the power, beauty and romance of the Columbia River Gorge. WyEast is moored in […]

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