Crater Lake Events – Oregon Cascades

Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park is one of the most iconic landscapes of the Southern region of Oregon. One of the 7 Wonders of Oregon The deepest lake in the United States The ninth deepest lake in the world Read More… Crater Lake Events – Rim Runs & Marathon Where:  Crater Lake National…

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Winter Falls – Silver Falls State Park

Winter Falls – 134 feet or 40.8 meters Winter Falls can be dry by the end of summer. The best time to see this waterfall in action is the winter and spring seasons. The easy access is from the Winter Falls parking and Trailhead. Twin Falls – 0.8 miles Middle North Falls…

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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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Quartzville Creek – National Wild and Scenic River

Quartzville Creek

A tributary of the Middle Santiam River 28 miles (45 km) in length, Quartzville Creek was recognized as a National Wild and Scenic River for its stunning scenic view, resource and recreational opportunities. Running along the crystal-clear emerald waters of Quartzville Creek, the Quartzville Corridor northeast of the end of Green…

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Foster Reservoir – Willamette Valley

Foster Reservoir

Nestled between the western slope of the Cascade Range and the folding hills of the Willamette Valley near Sweet Home, Foster Reservoir is one of the 13 reservoirs in the Willamette Valley that was built between 1961 and 1968 by the U.S. Corps of Army Engineer. The reservoir confines water…

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Simpson Reef & Shell Island – Oregon Coast

Cape Arago State Park

Part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Simpson Reef, Shell Island, and the surrounding rocks and reefs are the largest haul-out for marine mammals on the Oregon Coast. Due to the reefs and islands are breeding and resting areas for sea lions, seals, and seabirds, they are closed to public access at…

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Cape Arago State Park – Oregon Coast

Cape Arago

Located at the end of Cape Arago Highway, about 14 miles southwest of Coos Bay, and 5 miles of Charleston, the park is a part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Bordered on the south by Shore Acres State Park, Cape Arago was a part of Louis J. and Lela Simpson estate.…

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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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Bastendorff Beach County Park – Oregon Coast

Bastendorff Beach

The 90-acre Bastendorff Beach County Park is located 10 miles west of Coos Bay, two miles of the small town of Charleston and a quarter mile off the Cape Arago State Highway. The park offers great vistas of the ocean, two miles of beach combing, climbing up into the cave,…

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Silver Falls State Park – Willamette Valley

Silver Falls State Park

The largest and most popular Oregon State Park, Silver Falls encompasses 9,200 acres of the stunning rainforest wilderness. Opened to the public in 1933, the park with scenic forested canyons, ten gorgeous waterfalls, and 30 miles of trails is called the “crown jewel”.  If you include the five more waterfalls on…

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