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  1. Drake Park

    Drake Park was once the site of the historic water pageant in Bend, and now it is home to numerous geese, otters and wildlife, canoe enthusiasts, fly-fishing, arts and craft events and the annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration.   Drake Park is best known…

    Location: NW Riverside Blvd, Bend, OR 97701
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Free Emigrant Road

    The “Free Emigrant Road” was built in 1853. In 1853-54  2,000 pioneers traveled here. It has lain virtually unknown for the last 155 years. After 35 years of research, this historic road has been found in its entirety from Indigo Springs to Crescent Lake, some 20 to…

    Location: Crescent Lake, OR
  5. 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
  6. Gallery Without Walls

    The Gallery Without Walls outdoor sculpture exhibition adds color, form, texture and diverse content to the streets of downtown Lake Oswego. Open 24/7 and free to all, the unique gallery brings art into the lives of citizens and visitors – as a destination for a…

    Location: A Avenue , Lake Oswego, OR 97034
  7. Gateway Farm

    Located on Linn County’s covered bridge tour, Gateway Farm offers a glimpse of alpacas, heritage-breed chickens and small-farm friendliness on the banks of Thomas Creek, one of the best swimming creeks in all of Oregon. Gateway Farm uses alpacas and other unusual breeds as part of…

    Location: 41390 Hwy 226, Scio, OR 97374
  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. Goldendale Observatory

    The Goldendale Observatory Interpretive Center is located on a hilltop North of Goldendale. Gaze at planets, nebulae, and galaxies through the lens of one of the nation’s largest public telescopes available in the evenings for public viewing sessions. The facility is run by the Washington State…

    Location: 1602 Observatory Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620
  10. Goodpasture Covered Bridge

    The Goodpasture Covered Bridge is a focal point in the McKenzie River Valley.  It is one of the most photographed bridges in the state of Oregon and it spans one of the cleanest rivers in the country. This bridge has been maintained for use since…

    Location: Goodpasture Road, Vida, OR 97488
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