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  1. Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge

    This 2,796-acre refuge offers excellent wildlife observation areas, trails that meander through wetlands and oak/ash forest, raised boardwalks, interpretive exhibits and obervation/photography blinds. Ankeny is a wildlife refuge, so it is all about the preservation of more than 200 species of wildlife, including geese, herons,…

    Location: 2301 Wintel Road, Jefferson, OR 97352
  2. 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
  3. Bald Eagles on Odell Lake

    Picturesque Odell Lake offers a chance to view the majestic bald eagle in person, and revisit later from wherever you are. When you visit the lake and its rustic lodge, you may spot one or more bald eagles (there have been reports of as many as seven at…

    Location: Odell Lake, Oregon
  4. Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge

    The Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge is truly “for the birds.” The site’s managers grow high-protein grasses to attract nesting migratory waterfowl, and they offer a comprehensive informational service for the human visitors that are so important to its ongoing existence. The site emphasises the co-existence of nature and…

    Location: 10995 Hwy 22, Dallas, OR 97338 - 4882
  5. 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
  6. Belknap Resort and Hot Springs

    Visitors have been soaking in the historic Belknap hot springs for more than 100 years. You can bike or hike the popular McKenzie River Trail that runs right pass the resort all the way to Clear Lake, or you can just relax and enjoy all the gardens and…

    Location: 59296 Belknap Springs Road, McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413
  7. Bird Fest and Bluegrass

    Join the Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge and the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Staff as they celebrate the coming of fall and the wildlife that make the Refuge their winter home. BirdFest and Bluegrass is an opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of…

    Location: I-5 exit 14 S 9th Ave/S Hillhurst Dr, Ridgefield, WA
  8. Blackberry Jam Festival

    This annual family-fun event is held in Lowell, on the Dexter Reservoir overlooking a beautiful, verdant recreation area. The event includes drag boat races on the lake, live music and food venues, art contests and a fishing derby with a prize of $10,000.   The fully restored…

    Location: Rolling Rock Park, Lowell, OR 97452
  9. Bonneville Lock, Dam and Fish Ladder

    Bonneville Lock and Dam is a National Historic Landmark that serves the Northwest. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built this public works project during the Great Depression of the 1930s to put people back to work, generate hydropower and improve navigation on the Columbia…

    Location: I-84, Exit 40, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
  10. 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…

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