Parkdale, Oregon - Hood River Real Estate
Parkdale is the southern-most community of Hood River County and is sometimes
referred to as Mt Hood/Parkdale. It's approximately 15 miles, 20 - 25
minutes driving time, from Hood River and can be accessed from either
Hwy 35 or Hwy 241. Parkdale is the bottom of
what locals call the "Fruit
is also the end-of-the line for Mt
Hood Raiload which offers scenic excursions and adventures in Hood
is a very small community
of homes situated around the elementary school and Baseline, the main
street. Surrounding it are orchards and other farm uses with larger tracts
of land. There are
big views of Mt Hood to be had around Parkdale as this is essentially
the base of Mt Hood. It's a higher elevation than Hood River and cooler
weather typically comes earlier and lasts longer there.
Lake is accessed through Parkdale. It's a popular spot with fisherman
and locals on hot days. For
detailed information about Odell,
City-Data is a helpful resource.
Continuing south on Hwy 35, one can access Mt Hood Meadows Ski Resort
or travel around to the south side of Mt Hood and connect with Hwy 26.
photo above is the road heading into Parkdale.
The photo to the left is looking west on Baseline, the main street in
The photo below was taken on the way to Laurance
two top photos were taken late Fall/early Winter and the bottom was taken
in the Summer.