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  1. Kitson Hot Springs / Camp Huntington

    Kitson Hot Springs was once privately owned by Dave Kitson, who was introducted to it by local Native Americans.  He built cabins on the property, and folks from Eugene would ride the train to Oakridge, then take a horse-and-buggy ride out on a dirt road…

    Location: 50522 Hills Creek Road, Oakridge, OR
  2. Klamath Basin Birding Trail

    The Klamath Basin Birding Trail guides birders on a spectacularly scenic route that includes dozens of birding hot spots, including the Wood River Day Use Area just outside Crater Lake National Park. The trail showcases an incredible natural resource that includes more than 350 bird…

    Location: Forest Service Road 960, Fort Klamath, OR 97626
  3. Larch Mountain

    Larch Mountain is the highest viewpoint that is easily accessible for viewing the Columbia River Gorge. A volcano itself, Larch Mountain helps in understanding the unique geology of the area – the Cascade volcanoes and the Columbia River cutting through the mountain range. There are…

  4. Lewis River Falls and Trail

    Hear the water plunging over five spectacular waterfalls as you follow this 14.4-mile trail. In the heart of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, the Lewis River forever flows, cascades, drops, and carves into the landscape.  A series of falls is accessible along Forest Road 90. As…

    Location: Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA
  5. Lost Creek Lake Trail

    The 30-mile trail around Lost Creek Lake is one of the most beautiful places in the state.  There are breathtaking views of the lake and hillsides, sweeping meadows of flowing grass and flowers, and the smell of warm oak trees. A portion of the trail…

    Location: 100 Cole M. Rivers Drive, Trail, OR 97541
  6. Lost Lake Resort and Campground

    Lost Lake is a beautiful place nestled 3,140 feet up in the Mt. Hood National Forest. Local Native Americans referred to it as “E-e-kwahl-a-mat-yam-ishkt,’ or “heart of the Mountain,” which is a beautiful way to put it. So far from the bustle of town, Lost Lake is…

    Location: Lost Lake Road, Hood River, OR
  7. Mazamas (Mountaineers)

    The Mazamas, founded July 19, 1894, on the summit of Mt. Hood with 105 charter members, is a nonprofit mountaineering education organization located in Portland.  The Mazamas offers more than 700 hikes and 350 climbs annually.  A variety of classes and activities are offered for every…

    Location: 527 SE 43rd Ave, Portland , OR 97215
  8. McDowell Creek Falls County Park

    Nestled in the Cascade Foothills, McDowell Creek is a wonderful place to visit year-round. Enjoy beautiful vistas of three distinct waterfalls along the three miles of hiking trails. Royal Terrace and Majestic Falls can be enjoyed from the bridges and viewing decks along the trails…

    Location: Lebanon, OR
  9. McKenzie Pass – Santiam Pass Scenic Byway

    This historic highway from Sisters over the Cascades to the Willamette Valley includes sections of the original wagon road that are still visible, and winds through unique lava flows. This route is educational from both a historic and geological point of view. The changes in flora and fauna…

    Location: Hwy 242, Sisters, OR 97759
  10. McKenzie River Wooden Boat Festival

    The McKenzie River Wooden Boat Festival is a one-day celebration of the history of the wooden whitewater dory invented on the McKenzie River.  Each year hundreds of people attend this event to show and view historic boats and new boats from all over the Pacific…

    Location: 49198 McKenzie Hwy., Vida, OR 97488
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