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  1. Mt. Pisgah/Howard Buford Recreation Area

    Mount Pisgah and Howard Buford Recreation Area offer an incredible recreation and habitat resource located within minutes of downtown Eugene.  Howard Buford Recreation Area is a 2,363-acre county park that offers more than 16 miles of hiking trails, is set between the confluence of the…

    Location: 34901 Frank Parrish Rd., Eugene, OR , OR 97405
  2. Natron Cutoff – Pengra Pass

    Amtrak’s Coast Starlight route through the Cascade Mountain range is one of the most beautiful train rides in the United States. The route — dubbed the Natron Cutoff since the early 1900s — travels over Pengra Pass at an elevation of nearly 5,000 feet. Heading…

    Location: Oakridge, OR
  3. Nisqually River

    The Nisqually River flows from Mt. Rainier National Park through beautiful Thurston County, providing an unforgettable paddling experience. Thick forest and abundant wildlife serve as the backdrop to this trip. The Nisqually River is raftable for most of the year but spring through early fall…

  4. Northwest Trek

    Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is a treasure for families and individuals to see free-roaming wildlife up close. Ride the tram through this 723-acre park and see bison, bighorn sheep, and woodland caribou. Follow the forested trails on foot to view wolves, bobcats, lynx, cougars, owls,…

    Location: 11610 Trek Dr East, Eatonville, WA 98328
  5. Oak Creek Wildlife Area

    Come in the winter months and see up to 1,200 elk feed on hay provided by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Currently there are about 3,000 elk being fed. Every day there is a truck that goes out with the elk to feed,…

    Location: 16601 HWY 12, Naches, WA 98937
  6. Ohanapecosh Campgrounds

    Situated among Douglas firs, western red cedars, and western hemlocks, visitors to Ohanapecosh can experience the beauty and complexity of an old-growth forest. In the 1920’s until 1967 settlers came to the bubbling hot springs where a resort with cabins and bathhouses were developed. Today…

    Location: Packwood , WA 98361
  7. Oregon Cascades Birding Trail

    The Cascades Birding Trail offers outdoor adventure for birders of all interest levels. From the snow-capped summit of Mt. Hood to the marshlands of the Klamath Basin, more than 300 species of birds are found on the trail.  This auto trail takes the adventurer along…

    Location: Along eastern and western slopes of the Cascades, from Mt. Hood , Bend, OR 97701
  8. Oregon Garden

    The Oregon Garden offers a lovely botanical garden experience set in the historic town of Silverton. The Garden offers monthly events, horticultural and ecological education for children, and a lush habitat for wildlife. Wetland cells offer a haven for a multitude of wildlife and an…

    Location: 879 W. Main Street, Silverton, OR 97381
  9. Osprey Observation Point – Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway

    An artificial lake made in 1929 for irrigation purposes, Crane Prairie Reservoir is outstanding for fishing and an important breeding ground for the osprey (fish hawk). Osprey were identified as a potentially endangered species in 1969. Osprey are active at Crane Prairie and surrounding lakes…

    Location: Craine Prairie, OR
  10. Osprey Point

    Osprey Point is a great place to watch all kinds of wildlife. Spring and summers are the best times to see birds of many kinds. You can see osprey and eagles circling overhead and diving for fish, and there are also duck and geese populations nearby. The U.S.…

    Location: .5 mile south of Detroit, Detroit, OR 97342
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