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  1. Goat Rocks Wilderness — Gifford Pinchot National Forest

    Hike the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail through this rugged, high alpine terrain named for the many mountain goats that reside here.  A U.S. Wilderness Area first recognized in 1931, is actually part of an ancient volcano, eroded over time. Today, Gilbert Peak and Old…

    Location: Packwood , WA 98361
  2. Goldendale Observatory

    The Goldendale Observatory Interpretive Center is located on a hilltop North of Goldendale. Gaze at planets, nebulae, and galaxies through the lens of one of the nation’s largest public telescopes available in the evenings for public viewing sessions. The facility is run by the Washington State…

    Location: 1602 Observatory Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620
  3. Government Camp – Mt. Hood’s Alpine Village

    Government Camp, Mt. Hood’s Alpine Village, has provided visitors with a variety of lodging, dining and shopping choices since the turn of the 20th century. It serves as a base for visitors to enjoy outstanding recreational opportunities such as hikes, lakes, wildflowers, bike trails and…

    Location: Government Camp, OR
  4. High Desert Museum

    The High Desert Museum provides an educational experience that helps preserve and enhance the local culture and environment. The museum includes permanent exhibits such as ”Spirit of the West,” concerning settlement of the west by pioneers, and “By Hand through Memory,” concerning the impact of that settlement on Native American…

    Location: 59800 South Hwy 97, Bend, OR 97702
  5. Historic Canyonville

    Located 98  miles from the California border, Canyonville is the third-oldest city in Oregon. Nestled at the base of one of the most difficult passes in the Applegate Trail, it was a natural stopping point. Crossing the Applegate Trail was unbelievably difficult, and the services…

    Location: Main Street and surrounds, Canyonville, OR 97417
  6. Historic Columbia River Highway

    Because much of it is inside the National Scenic Act area, the Historic Columbia River Highway is a great story of preservation of a scenic, cultural, natural and recreational resource. This incredibly scenic road twists and rolls past waterfalls, lookouts, lakes and rock formations, letting visitors feel what it…

    Location: Troutdale, OR
  7. Historic downtown Centralia

    Imagine an entire downtown listed on the National Register of Historic Places and you have found Centralia.  Restored early-1900s buildings now house City Hall, an antiques mall, and a railroad depot in this century-old district where stagecoaches once trod. Tower Avenue is lined with antique…

    Location: 12-block area between RR tracks, Pearl, Center and Walnut, Centralia, WA 98591
  8. Hood River Lavender Farms

    Hood River Lavender Farms is a certified-organic u-pick lavender farm situated on the top of Straight Hill surrounded by orchards, 1 mile off Hwy 35, offering amazing views of Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams and the Hood River Valley below. It has a large wildflower garden…

    Location: 3801 Straight Hill Rd, Hood River, OR 97031
  9. Huckleberry Fields/Gifford Pinchot National Forest

    Pick up a Forest Service map showing areas where these sweet purple berries grow, which have been harvested by Native Americans for thousands of years. The Sawtooth Berry Fields west of Mt. Adams are the best known; other fields are scattered throughout the forest. More than…

    Location: Indian Heaven Wilderness, Gifford Pinchot, Skamania
  10. Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens

    Set in the gardens of a 19th century farmhouse, this festival is dedicated to the fragrant lilacs of the area. Each year, thousands of visitors step back in time to discover the 1880’s Victorian farmhouse, country garden and gorgeous lilacs that comprise the estate. The woodshed,…

    Location: 115 S Pekin Rd, Woodland, WA 98674
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