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  1. Cascade Streamwatch

    Mt. Hood, Oregon’s tallest mountain, beckons travelers through a forested corridor to wade the waters of the Wild and Scenic Salmon River. Located along the Mount Hood Scenic Byway near the town of Welches, Wildwood Recreation Site is a day-use area home to a wide…

    Location: Mt Hood Hwy, Welches, OR
  2. Cheadle Lake Recreation Area

    The original property at Cheadle Lake, a donation land claim, contained a small pond with lots of swampy ground. The settler family developed a creamery and sold cheese to folks passing on the Santiam Wagon Road (east of the lake is a kiosk designated to…

    Location: Hwy 20, Lebanon, OR 97355
  3. 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
  4. City of Rogue River

    Local communities in Southern Oregon are building the Rogue River Recreational Corridor and Greenway. It’s best described as an emerald necklace of parks and public-access areas along the Rogue River connected by a ribbon of greenway trail spanning 30 miles from Grants Pass to Central Point. …

    Location: Depot Street Bridge, Rogue River, OR 97537
  5. 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…

  6. 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
  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. Colliding Rivers Viewpoint

    This confluence is a rare phenomenon: two rivers, the North Umpqua and Little River, meet head-on.  This site was once an important fishing village for the Umpqua Indians, and the area is rich in their culture. The North Umpqua Ranger District cares for the site,…

    Location: 16 Miles East of Roseburg, OR
  9. Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum

    Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum brings to life the human stories and natural history of one our nation’s most compelling landscapes. After seeing the Gorge with your own eyes, the Museum tells…

    Location: 990 SW Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, WA 98648
  10. 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
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