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  1. Alder Creek Children’s Forest

    Alder Creek is an 80-acre site protected by the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy and dedicated to the residents of Douglas County.  Alder Creek is a great place to experience the wonderful and natural beauty of Southern Oregon.  There are over 2 miles of trails that…

    Location: 749 Canyonville-Riddle Rd., Riddle, OR 97469
  2. Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge

    This 2,796-acre refuge offers excellent wildlife observation areas, trails that meander through wetlands and oak/ash forest, raised boardwalks, interpretive exhibits and obervation/photography blinds. Ankeny is a wildlife refuge, so it is all about the preservation of more than 200 species of wildlife, including geese, herons,…

    Location: 2301 Wintel Road, Jefferson, OR 97352
  3. 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
  4. Aspen Lakes Golf Course/Brand 33 Restaurant

    The Cyrus family, a sixth-generation Central Oregon family that originally came over the Oregon Trail in the 1840s, built and owns Aspen Lakes Golf Course in Sisters. Aspen Lakes is an 18-hole golf course, featuring unique red-sand bunkers, that has drawn international attention. Combined with classic Central Oregon views…

    Location: 16900 Aspen Lakes Drive, Sisters, OR 97759
  5. Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge

    The Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge is truly “for the birds.” The site’s managers grow high-protein grasses to attract nesting migratory waterfowl, and they offer a comprehensive informational service for the human visitors that are so important to its ongoing existence. The site emphasises the co-existence of nature and…

    Location: 10995 Hwy 22, Dallas, OR 97338 - 4882
  6. 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
  7. Breitenbush Hot Springs

    The Breitenbush community carefully stewards the land that encompasses the geothermal location.  They utilize the geothermal energy, construct buildings that are fitting and unobtrusive, and maintain a system of trails.  There are many facets to the educational experience at Breitenbush.  Many workshops and classes are…

    Location: Breitenbush, OR
  8. 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
  9. Cascade Cycling Classic

    The Cascade Cycling Classic is the longest consecutively run elite stage race in the country, and it has attracted most of North America’s top cyclists and teams over the years. The quality of the race courses, the beauty of Central Oregon and the fun atmosphere…

    Location: 563 SW 13th Street Suite 201, Bend, OR 97702
  10. Cascade Huts

    Cascade Huts is a partner with the U.S. Forest Service and provides 3 scenically located huts to accommodate bikers in a 3-night, 4-day loop around Mt Hood.  Beginning in the gastronomic paradise of Hood River, located on the Columbia Gorge, riders enjoy spectacular views of…

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