Old Parkdale Inn

A Hood River Valley Bed and Breakfast


THE BLOG

By Mary Pellegrini

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 your Oregon vacation that should involve chasing waterfalls. Oregon has more …

Latourell Falls

By Mary Pellegrini

It’s certainly not too early to start planning your Oregon vacation that should involve chasing waterfalls. Latourell Falls is usually the first waterfall seen along the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway. The falls plunge 224 feet over a massive wall of columnar basalt, some of the best formations in the Pacific Northwest. This waterfall is usually …

By Mary Pellegrini

Waterfall Wednesday in Oregon – Horsetail Falls 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. And it’s certainly not too early to start planning your Oregon vacation that should involve chasing waterfalls. Horsetail Falls in the Columbia …

6 Waterfalls in the Mt Hood Region Banner

By Mary Pellegrini

Do not let the rain stop you from visiting Oregon’s Magnificent Waterfalls. They are even more powerful after the fall storms and many are a bit more difficult to get to once the snow falls. Not impossible for the adventurous but snow gear may be required. And Oregon’s spectacular Fall Foliage will be coming to …

Multnomah Falls and the Benson Bridge in the Columbia River Gorge

By Mary Pellegrini

Multnomah Falls is the most visited recreation site in the Pacific Northwest with 2 million stopping each year to take in the views. As a local innkeeper I suggest visiting the falls on either ends of the day and midweek to beat the crowds. I also suggest taking the time to hike the 6 miles …

Weisendanger Falls in the Columbia River Gorge

By Mary Pellegrini

Wiesendanger Falls is the first of the two major upper waterfalls along Multnomah Creek in the Columbia River Gorge. The falls drop over a flat 55 foot ledge into a broad gorge overlooked by the switchbacking trail, upstream from its bigger, and slightly more famous sibling Multnomah Falls. The falls were named in 1997 for …

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