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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. Alpaca Tour

    Spend a relaxing day exploring the beautiful foothills of the Cascade mountains, traversing rolling farmland, crossing covered bridges, viewing towering mountains and deep green valleys, and visiting farms raising the magical alpaca. On the half-day Alpaca Auto Tour you will have the opportunity to visit…

    Location: Albany, OR
  3. Aufderheide Memorial Drive

    The Aufderheide is truly one of Oregon’s most authentic and scenic byways. It runs from Westfir (on Highway 58) north to Rainbow (on Highway 126), following various rivers and streams up and over a mountain pass. You’ll encounter giant old-growth trees, awesome mountaintop vistas, hiking…

    Location: 46375 Highway 58, Westfir, OR 97492
  4. Avenue of the Boulders

    The Avenue of the Boulders provides visual information as to the power of volcanic eruptions and the strength of water flows.  These boulders were thrown all the way from Mt. Mazama- more than 20 miles distant – when it erupted 7,700 years ago and created the caldera now…

    Location: Mill Creek Drive, Prospect, OR 97536
  5. Barlow Road Tollgate Maples – Heritage Trees

    Near the town of Rhododendron, two bigleaf maple trees stand on each side of the replica tollgate that marks the westernmost and last tollgate operated on the Barlow Road—the branch of the Oregon Trail that crossed Mt Hood.  The construction of this road and subsequent…

    Location: Barlow Toll Gate, Hwy. 26, 1 mi. east of Rhododendron, MP 45-46, Rhododendron, OR 97049
  6. Barlow Trail

    Walking the Barlow Trail – seeing the wagon ruts, walking on the trail pioneers used, looking at the scarred trees where they used ropes to lower wagons down hills, and envisioning wagons loaded with what remained of peoples’ lives traveling this route – brings history…

    Location: 040 Main Street, Dufur, OR 97021
  7. Beacon Rock

    Beacon Rock is an easy, historic, and scenic hiking trail along the Columbia River Gorge located in the 4,650-acre Beacon Rock State Park . Climb the switchback trail to the top of this 848-foot-tall monolith for jaw-dropping views of the Columbia Gorge far below. Beacon Rock…

    Location: Beacon Rock State Park
  8. Brice Creek Trail

    Brice Creek is an easily accessible trail in a relatively remote location and environment. It offers solitude and dramatic natural beauty. It would be hard to experience Brice Creek Trail without gaining a strong appreciation for the beauty of this place, and the value of…

    Location: Brice Creek Road, Cottage Grove,, OR
  9. 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…

  10. Cascade Lakes National Scenic Byway

    This 66-mile historic highway was selected by Scenic America as one of the nation’s 10 most important byways, outstanding for its intrinsic scenic, natural and recreational qualities.  It became a National Scenic Byway in 1998 and provides a way of getting in touch with the…

    Location: Deschutes National Forest - Cascade Lakes Recreation Area, Bend, OR 97701
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