Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

The Hood River County Fruit Loop is a 35 mile driving tour through the fertile Hood River Valley in Northern Oregon. A collection of farms, orchards, vineyards and wineries, the drive can take as little as an hour but we suggest planning a day or two to get the most out of your journey. As …

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 on this warm summer …

By Mary Pellegrini

Coming out of one of the rainiest springs on record, our rivers are full of water and ready to raft!  With the big spring snow melt right around the corner, trips on the White Salmon River will continue to be incredible. Get your splashes in this summer and spend time with friends and family on …

By Mary Pellegrini

Our suggestion for the 5 of the Best Must See Waterfalls Come feel the mist of Oregon waterfalls on your face! With winter and spring come winter storms and snow pack melt, supplying Oregon scenic rivers the water needed to create our wildly beautiful and renowned waterfalls. It’s certainly not too early to start planning …

By Mary Pellegrini

Cascade Canyon Guides Andrew Jimenez, owner and lead guide of Cascade Canyon Guides has had the privilege to professionally lead trips through the Columbia River Gorge and into the Canyons since 2018. He has graciously offered our guests at the Old Parkdale Inn a 20% discount on all his trips. When you book with us …

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 …