Drift Creek Falls – Oregon Coast

Drift Creek Falls

Drift Creek Falls is located in the Siuslaw National Forest, ten miles east of Lincoln City. It’s easy to moderate a 1.25-mile refreshing hike from the parking area to the waterfall and bridge. The well-graded trail #1378 runs steadily downhill through the second-growth forest with Douglas firs, western hemlock, sword fern, salmonberry, huckleberry,…

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Spectacular Wildwood Falls – Row River

Wildwood Falls

Spectacular Wildwood Falls are located on Willamette Foothills in Lane County, 20 miles east of Cottage Grove. The scenic destination on the Row River features wide beautiful waterfalls, basalt cliffs, hard rocks and colorful deep pool. Wildwood provides great opportunities for hiking, climbing, swimming, cliff jumping, scuba diving and picnicking.…

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Mount Hood – Oregon Cascade Range

Mount Hood

Author: Olga Karavaeva The highest mountain in Oregon and the fourth highest in the Cascade Range, Mount Hood is located about 50 miles (80 km) east of the Portland metropolitan area. The mountain serves as a major contributor of water, scenic, and recreational resources sustaining the agricultural and tourist sectors…

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Shore Acres State Park – Oregon Coast

Shore Acres

The scenic Shore Acres State Park is located 13 miles southwest of Coos Bay, 4 miles of Charleston, and near the end of Cape Arago Highway. Shore Acres were established as a 1600-acre private estate in the early 1900s by Louis J. Simpson. He was a timber magnate, the founder and…

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Spouting Horn & Thor’s Well at Cook’s Chasm

Spouting Horn

Cook’s Chasm Over a long period of time, pounding waves steadily widened a fracture in the rocks forming Cook’s Chasm. The edge of the chasm was undercut, creating a cave. Finally, the top of the cave collapsed, setting the stage for the Spouting Horn. At high tide, you can see the…

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