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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Clackamas River Corridor

    Welcome to the wilderness. This corridor from Estacada to Ripplebrook Ranger Station and on to Detroit Lake and the Santiam Pass offers a glimpse into glorious forested habitat, havens for deer, elk, bear, critters and birds. Breathtaking geologic basalt outcroppings, rushing whitewater and the glassy-still…

  4. Clackamas River Trail

    Forty miles from busy downtown Portland, the Clackamas River Ranger District maintains the 8.2-mile Clackamas River Trail. It’s an escape from everyday life, and offers the perfect getaway for hiking, running and even snowshoeing.  The trail passes waterfalls, old-growth forests, a partial cave and beautiful…

    Location: Highway 224, Indian Henry Comaprground, Estacada, OR 97023
  5. Clear Lake

    Clear Lake, the source of the famous McKenzie River, was formed more than 3,000 years ago when volcanic lava flow blocked a stream bed. The spring-fed lake is exceptionally clear, with visibility to the bottom more than 100 feet down in some spots – with…

    Location: Clear Lake Resort
  6. Climb Mount St. Helens

    Beginners and experienced climbers alike can summit the 8,365-foot active volcano for spectacular views of the caldera and mountains beyond. Though strenuous, the climb is not technical and usually takes 7 to 12 hours round-trip. Mount St. Helens offers a wonderful opportunity to combine recreation…

    Location: Climber's Bivouac, Cougar, , WA 98616
  7. Coldwater Lake

    Located at milepost 45 on State Route 504, Coldwater Lake Recreation Area offers a unique opportunity to explore the lake’s origins and current flora and fauna. Enjoy a leisurely stroll on a quarter mile interpretive boardwalk that describes how the events of the 1980 eruption…

    Location: Mile Marker 43, Mt. St. Helens, WA 98649
  8. Columbia River Gorge Tours

    The Columbia River Gorge lies between two national forests, a volcanic mountain range, a dense forest and high desert, making it a perfect springboard for tours of this recreational “playground.” The National Scenic Area is uniquely protected to ensure the preservation of its natural beauty and its…

    Location: PO Box 101, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
  9. Comet Falls

    Hailed as one of the most popular and dazzling hikes in the Mount Rainier National Park, Comet Falls is a natural wonder the whole family can enjoy. After only a couple of switchbacks, visitors will find scenic lookouts, flowering natural landmarks in the spring, and…

    Location: Ashford, WA 98304
  10. Crack in the Ground

    This is an absolutely amazing geological feature. It is a very long, very deep slot canyon in the middle of the Christmas Valley area. Native Americans used it to store items that needed to be kept cold during hot months. The temperature at the bottom…

    Location: Crack in the Ground Road, Christmas Valley, OR
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