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  1. Fish Lake Guard Station

    This is not only a beautiful spot in the Cascades, but it also is a very accessible spot along Hwy. 126 that provides excellent recreational opportunites throughout the year.  You can rent out some of the historic cabins year-round and use them as a base…

    Location: Fish Lake, OR
  2. Five Covered Bridges Loop

    This 50-mile loop winds through scenic Cascade foothills with very little elevation change, and is a popular bicycle route.  A tour route brochure is available at several business locations in Scio. Twenty-five years ago the route included eight covered bridges.  Linn County began removing the bridges…

    Location: Scio, OR 97374
  3. Fort Rock State Park

    Fort Rock is exactly what its name implies: it’s a rock formation that resembles a fort. Rising out of the aird and flat landscape, it’s visible from miles in every direction. It was near here that the oldest human shoes ever found (a pair of…

    Location: Cow Cave Road, Fort Rock, OR 97735
  4. Galice Resort

    The Galice Resort is unique in that it is situated on the banks of the world-famous Rogue River while also adjacent to the Siskiyou National Forest.  The resort offers rafting, fishing and hiking in an environment that is flush with wildlife amid a natural landscape. It…

    Location: 11744 Galice Road, Merlin, OR 97532
  5. Gifford Pinchot National Forest

    The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is one of the oldest National Forests in the United States. Included as part of the Mount Rainier Forest Reserve in 1897, this area was set aside as the Columbia National Forest in 1908. It was renamed the Gifford Pinchot…

    Location: Trout Lake, WA 98650
  6. GingerRoot Wild Food Rendezvous

    The GingerRoot Wild Food Rendezvous challenges a group of adventurers to identify, gather, process and prepare wild Cascadian foods into feasts. Participants learn from and reinvent age-old sustainable cultural practices of Native Americans and pioneers, who gathered much or all of their food from the…

    Location: 3226 Dee Hwy, Hood River, OR 97031
  7. 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
  8. Gold Lake Sno-Park

    Gold Lake Sno-Park provides cross-country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter months in the Willamette Nation Forest.  There are many miles of  marked trails for skiing and snowshoeing.  There are five shelters that provide overnight camping (stoves and wood provided).  There are also patrolers and…

    Location: Gold Lake, OR
  9. Gorge Ride

    The Gorge Ride takes participants from the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, up the Rowena Loops to Rowena Crest, then to Mayerdale Estate, through Mosier and the Mosier Twin Tunnels to the Senator Mark O. Hatfield West Trailhead and return, a total of 38.5 miles.  The…

    Location: 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, OR 97058
  10. 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
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