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  1. Brice Creek Trail

    Brice Creek is an easily accessible trail in a relatively remote location and environment. It offers solitude and dramatic natural beauty. It would be hard to experience Brice Creek Trail without gaining a strong appreciation for the beauty of this place, and the value of…

    Location: Brice Creek Road, Cottage Grove,, OR
  2. Camp Sherman

    Early in the 1900s Sherman County wheat farmers nailed a shoebox top with the name “Camp Sherman” to a tree at a fork in the road to guide others.  To escape the dry summer heat they came to camp, fish and relax along the banks…

    Location: 13170 SW Forest Service Rd. #1419, Camp Sherman, OR 97730
  3. Carson Mineral Hot Springs

    After your day out either rafting the White Salmon, fishing or just checking out the local antique stores in Stevenson nothing beats a long soak in the mineral water at Carson Mineral Hot Springs. The Hot Springs has been providing mineral baths since 1892 and…

    Location: 372 St. Martin's Rd, Carson, WA 98610
  4. Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway

    This 66-mile historic highway was selected by Scenic America as one of the nation’s 10 most important byways, outstanding for its intrinsic scenic, natural and recreational qualities.  It became a National Scenic Byway in 1998 and provides a way of getting in touch with the…

    Location: Deschutes National Forest - Cascade Lakes Recreation Area, Bend, OR 97701
  5. Cascade Streamwatch

    Mt. Hood, Oregon’s tallest mountain, beckons travelers through a forested corridor to wade the waters of the Wild and Scenic Salmon River. Located along the Mount Hood Scenic Byway near the town of Welches, Wildwood Recreation Site is a day-use area home to a wide…

    Location: Mt Hood Hwy, Welches, OR
  6. Champoeg State Heritage Area

    Situated on the south bank of the scenic Willamette River, Champoeg’s acres of forest, fields and wetlands recreate the landscape of a bygone era. Visitors can tour the park’s visitor center, Newell House, and Pioneer Mother’s Log Cabin museums to discover pioneer life at Champoeg.…

    Location: 7679 Champoeg Rd NE, St. Paul, OR 97137
  7. Chateau at The Oregon Caves

    This historic lodge, built in 1934, retains its original charm. Designed and built in a marble canyon, the six-story Chateau at the Oregon Caves National Monument has  rustic charm in a serene wooded setting. The Oregon Public Broadcasting special “Great Lodges of the National Parks” describes…

    Location: 20000 Caves Hwy, Cave Junction, OR 97523
  8. Cheadle Lake Recreation Area

    The original property at Cheadle Lake, a donation land claim, contained a small pond with lots of swampy ground. The settler family developed a creamery and sold cheese to folks passing on the Santiam Wagon Road (east of the lake is a kiosk designated to…

    Location: Hwy 20, Lebanon, OR 97355
  9. Chiloquin, Oregon

    The Chiloquin area offers trophy trout fishing, canoeing, kayaking and boating in the world-famous Williamson, Sprague and Wood rivers, as well as the huge Klamath-Agency Lakes.  Enjoy spectacular lake and Cascade Mountain scenery, thousands of miles of hiking and riding, and a position directly under the Pacific Flyway…

    Location: Chiloquin, OR 97624
  10. Chucksney/Grasshopper Meadow Complex

    The center of Chucksney/Grasshopper Meadow Complex can be reached after a grueling hike over steep terrain that will take you over small streams, near sheer cliffs, through bear and mountain lion habitat, and through beautiful rock gardens and forests of firs, lodgepole pine, western hemlock…

    Location: Willamette National Forest
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