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  1. Ape Cave — Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

    Over 2,000 years ago, lava poured down the southern flank of Mt. St. Helens.  As the hot lava flowed, the surface cooled, creating a crust, which insulated the lava beneath, allowing it to travel down the Lewis River Valley. The lava in the tube rose…

    Location: Forest Road 8303, 3 miles north Forest Roads 83/90 junction., Cougar, WA 98616
  2. Applegate Trail Interpretive Center Museum

    What was it like to come to Oregon in a wagon train?  Why is Jesse Applegate regarded as one of Oregon’s first statesmen?  What was the geopolitical import of the Applegate Trail? This stop, easily found off I-5, teaches Oregon history, pioneer history and lifestyle, and…

    Location: 500 Sunny Valley Loop, Sunny Valley, OR 97497
  3. Around the Table

    Around the Table was founded on the belief that gathering around a table to share a meal with a loved one, a colleague or a stranger, is one of life’s simple pleasures and an experience filled with great power. Food, being a universal experience, has…

    Location: 316 NE Dallas Street, Camas
  4. Arts Central Station

    The Arts Central Station is housed in Bend’s historic train depot.  The 1911 structure was moved stone by stone to this site in 2000 to remove it from the path of new highway construction. The Arts Central Station is a prime example of a marriage…

    Location: 313 SW Shevlin Hixon Drive, Bend, , OR 97702
  5. Ashford Creek Pottery

    Original stoneware, paintings, and glassworks at this tiny and adored gallery reflect Pacific Northwest spirituality and celebrate the natural beauty. Located in a small mountain community of Ashford, visitors can enjoy distinctive handcrafted pottery that has embraced the essence of Mount Rainier’s flora for over…

    Location: 30510 State Route 706 East, Ashford, WA 98304
  6. Ashland

    Shakespeare Festival, outdoor activities, Mt. Ashland for skiing, culture and arts… people who visit often want to move to Ashland. This vibrant community tucked in the shadow of the Siskiyou Mountains, home to Southern Oregon University has been voted among the top 10 best small towns to both visit…

    Location: 555 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland Oregon, OR 97520
  7. Barlow Road Tollgate Maples – Heritage Trees

    Near the town of Rhododendron, two bigleaf maple trees stand on each side of the replica tollgate that marks the westernmost and last tollgate operated on the Barlow Road—the branch of the Oregon Trail that crossed Mt Hood.  The construction of this road and subsequent…

    Location: Barlow Toll Gate, Hwy. 26, 1 mi. east of Rhododendron, MP 45-46, Rhododendron, OR 97049
  8. Beacon Rock

    Beacon Rock is an easy, historic, and scenic hiking trail along the Columbia River Gorge located in the 4,650-acre Beacon Rock State Park . Climb the switchback trail to the top of this 848-foot-tall monolith for jaw-dropping views of the Columbia Gorge far below. Beacon Rock…

    Location: Beacon Rock State Park
  9. Beckie’s Cafe

    Beckie’s Cafe, listed on the National Historic Register, was built in the early 1920s by Ed Beckelhymer and sits along the banks of Union Creek, near the Rogue River, a scenic waterway that is enjoyed by many rafters and fishermen. Historic Beckie’s  is known for its huckleberry…

    Location: 56484 Highway 62, Prospect, Oregon, OR 97536
  10. Belknap Resort and Hot Springs

    Visitors have been soaking in the historic Belknap hot springs for more than 100 years. You can bike or hike the popular McKenzie River Trail that runs right pass the resort all the way to Clear Lake, or you can just relax and enjoy all the gardens and…

    Location: 59296 Belknap Springs Road, McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413
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