Hiking Opal Creek (Oregon)
Last weekend, my family and I had the opportunity to hike in the Opal Creek Scenic Area and Wilderness. It is located east of Salem, in the Willamette National Forest. Opal Creek runs through thousands of acres of protected old growth forest, crisscrossed with over 30 miles of hiking trails.
Amazing Oregon! Waterfalls & Hot Springs Day Trip
Day trip to one of Oregon's most beautiful waterfalls on an easy hike, then enjoy nearby clothing-optional Umpqua Hot Springs
The Ultimate Oregon Road Trip Itinerary You Should Steal - Follow Me Away
This Oregon road trip itinerary shows you the best of what Oregon has to offer! From waterfalls to the coast, you are in for a real treat!
Polychrome Pool, fine art print - Mike Putnam Photography
"Polychrome Pool", Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon "Polychrome Pool", Three Sisters Wilderness. This enchanted little pool, located high in the Three Sisters Wilderness Area of Central Oregon, has the most colorful collection of rocks I've seen in the state of Oregon! Photogenic waterfalls, transparent, blue tinted pools, and the aforementioned stream rocks make for a stunning art photograph from one of my favorite areas of Oregon. This beautiful new fine art photograph has an elegance…
Cape Falcon - Oregon Coast
After living in Oregon for almost nine years, I've finally had several opportunities in the last few months to explore what is less than 80 miles from my doorstep. A friend at church also loves to hike so, after arranging a shuttle to drop us off and pick us up at the end, we started off on the Cape Falcon to Neahkahnie Mountain leg of the Oregon Coast Trail. We started by revisiting Hug Point, since the last time we were there it was fogged in. Back in the day, horse-drawn carriages and…
Umpqua Hot Springs Trail
The Umpqua Hot Springs Trail is a short 0.3 mile hike to the springs. A "tub" 3 x 5 x 2.5 feet deep is hewn out of the travertine deposits surrounding the springs. Use is very high and nudity is common. The springs, at a temperature of 108 degrees, is located on a bare rock face 150 feet above the North Umpqua River. From the tub, there is a view of Surprise Falls across the river and A primitive composting toilet is located adjacent to the springs. No motorized use on this trail due to…
Travel Oregon: 5 Places to Visit - Hey There, Chelsie
5 places to visit when preparing to Travel Oregon! Must stop places include Oneonta Gorgoe, Seaside and Ecola State Park
The Ultimate Oregon Bucket List - The Best Things to Do in Oregon
We moved to PDX to explore the PNW, but there was so much to do in Oregon, we stayed mostly in state. Here's our list of 101 things to do in Oregon.