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  1. Metolius River

    The head of the Metolius River is located just off Hwy 20 on the road into Camp Sherman. The river starts here as it gushes out of the hillside full force. The river is beautiful — constantly flowing water that never diminishes, lush forest growth right…

    Location: Camp Sherman, OR 97759
  2. Metolius River Resort

    The 3,000-foot elevation of the resort boasts clean air, generally sunny days and cool nights. Miles and miles of streamside and forest trails invite birdwatching, hiking, biking and picnicking. Water sports, golf, horesback riding, skiing and shopping are available within a short distance. With the Metolius…

    Location: 25551 SW Forest Service Rd 1419, Camp Sherman, OR 97730
  3. Miller Lake

    Miller Lake is far removed from urban areas, and therefore is rarely crowded. Yet it’s easily reachable with a car. The Digit Point campground is a great camping spot. Miller Lake is a key habitat for the Miller Lake lamprey, a species once thought to be…

    Location: Forest Service Road 9772, Chemult, OR 97731
  4. Minto-Brown Island Park

    Minto-Brown Island is a 900-acre park just two to three minutes from Salem, a major metropolitan area.  This park dedicates acres of crops to feed wildlife. The nature area is great for bird watching (geese, heron, eagles) as well as hiking and bicycling. The park encourages wildlife preservation…

    Location: 2200 Minto Island Road, Salem, OR 97302
  5. Mirror Lake Hike

    This is a short hike that offers an incredible reward. In the summer, hike up the trail through forest and past wildflowers. At the top you’ll reach pristine Mirror Lake, and as you hike to the back of the lake and face Mt. Hood, you’ll see its towering reflection…

    Location: Government Camp, OR
  6. Molalla River Recreation Corridor

    Off the beaten path but only an hour from Portland, the Molalla River Recreation Corridor is an authentic example of a wild Cascadian river, never dammed or diverted. The river rises in Oregon’s Table Rock Wilderness and cascades through spectacular basalt and lava outcrops en…

    Location: Clackamas County, Molalla, OR 97038
  7. Moonlight Canoe Tours

    Canoeing the Upper Klamath Canoe Trails is spectacular by day – experiencing it under the light of a full moon is an opportunity to awaken your senses.  Drink in the landscape at dusk as you paddle out into a magical world of water, tules, birds and…

    Location: 9349 Hwy 97, Klamath Falls, OR 97603
  8. Mount Rainier National Park

    Mount Rainier is a regional icon a major destination in the Central Cascades area.  Mount Rainier National Park offers excellent opportunities for scenic drives, hiking, and mountain climbing. Mountain roads provide stunning views and access to a variety of hiking trails and other sites.  Because…

  9. Mount St. Helens Visitor Center

    Built in the architectural mode known as Cascade style, the Silver Lake visitor center won a design award from President Ronald Reagan in 1988. Its large windows and sweeping, upward lines contribute to the feeling of magnificence surrounding the mountain. Inside, visitors may enjoy a variety…

    Location: 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Silver Lake, WA 98611
  10. Mount Tahoma Trails

    Mount Tahoma Trails is a 50 mile hut-to-hut no fee cross-country ski and snowshoe trail system as well as mountain bike trail system. The trails are operated by the Tahoma State Forest and private forestland by the non-profit Mount Tahoma Trails Association and operated by…

    Location: WA State Route 706, Ashford, WA 98304
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