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  1. Fields Bridge Park / Ice Age Floods Interpretive Trail

    The 19-acre Fields Bridge Park, on the beautiful Tualatin River, includes walking paths, picnic areas, playgrounds, baseball fields, a basketball court, a fishing pier – and an astonishing history, with a new exhibit to commemorate it.   The Willamette Meteorite (largest in the U.S., sixth-largest in…

    Location: 821 Willamette Falls Drive, West Linn, OR, OR 97068
  2. Flippin Castle

    Tom Flippin believed in the adage that a man’s home is his castle. The son of Oregon pioneers, he was working in the woods by the time he was 17. In his early 20s, he had acquired his own timberland, built a mill, married and…

    Location: 620 S.W. Tichenor, Clatskanie, OR 97016
  3. Forest Springs B&B at Historic Heiney House

    This bed and breakfast sits nestled within the Gresham Buttes. On three acres with a parkland setting with natural springs and creeks, it sits at the base of more than 2,000 acres of forested open space. The English Cottage home, perched on a bluff well removed from…

    Location: 3680 SW Towle Avenue, Gresham, OR 97080
  4. Fort Klamath Historic Site and Museum

    The Fort Klamath historic site is situated in the beautiful Wood River Valley just south of Crater Lake National Park. America’s most costly war against an Indian tribe was prosecuted from Fort Klamath in 1872-73. Hundreds of Army troops were staged here during the six-month…

    Location: 51400 Highway 62, Fort Klamath, OR 97626
  5. Fort Rock State Park

    Fort Rock is exactly what its name implies: it’s a rock formation that resembles a fort. Rising out of the aird and flat landscape, it’s visible from miles in every direction. It was near here that the oldest human shoes ever found (a pair of…

    Location: Cow Cave Road, Fort Rock, OR 97735
  6. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

    Fort Vancouver is a historical site of national significance as the location of a major British fur-trading fort from 1825-1860.  It was the headquarters of the Columbia Department for the Hudson’s Bay Company.  In 1818, the United States and Britain agreed to share all of…

    Location: 612 E Reserve St, Vancouver, WA 98661
  7. Free Emigrant Road

    The “Free Emigrant Road” was built in 1853. In 1853-54  2,000 pioneers traveled here. It has lain virtually unknown for the last 155 years. After 35 years of research, this historic road has been found in its entirety from Indigo Springs to Crescent Lake, some 20 to…

    Location: Crescent Lake, OR
  8. Gilchrist

    The pine forests of Central Oregon are what brought the Gilchrist Timber Company to the area. In April 1938 an architect drew up the plans for the town of Gilchrist. The mill and 60-acre pond was constructed to hold logs for the original sawmill on…

    Location: Gilchrist, OR 97737
  9. Gilchrist Lanes

    Gilchrist Lanes is the only two-lane bowling alley in the country. Located in Oregon’s last company-owned town, this bowling alley was a source of entertainment for all the employees at the mill. A local bowling league has been going since 1938 and still meets every week. ADA accessible Fee required Located on…

    Location: Gilchrist Mall, Gilchrist Oregon, OR 97371
  10. Goodpasture Covered Bridge

    The Goodpasture Covered Bridge is a focal point in the McKenzie River Valley.  It is one of the most photographed bridges in the state of Oregon and it spans one of the cleanest rivers in the country. This bridge has been maintained for use since…

    Location: Goodpasture Road, Vida, OR 97488
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