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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Fall Creek Lake – Willamette National Forest

Fall Creek Lake

A man-made Fall Creek Lake is part of what you see along the Fall Creek Recreation Area which is famed for its ample waters bordered by the lush greenery of the Willamette National Forest. A rockfill structure, Fall Creek Dam was built in 1966 to serve for the purposes of…

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Fall Creek Corridor – Willamette National Forest

Fall Creek

Fall Creek Corridor is a beautiful 3,300-acre recreation area along the stunning national forest, deep crystal-clear pools, and rapids of the low-elevation Fall Creek. The scenic area offers a variety of recreation opportunities including camping, picnicking, swimming, fishing, and, certainly, exciting hiking along the 14-mile-long Fall Creek National Recreation Trail…

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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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Total Solar Eclipse 2017 will Hit Oregon

Solar Eclipse Oregon

The world’s greatest natural phenomena, the solar eclipse is coming to the United States on August 21, 2017, creating a 90-mile wide total pathway in Oregon before sweeping to Idaho, Idaho, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, New York, Vermont, and Maine. The next total solar eclipse will hit North America through states…

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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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