Redwood National Park

Redwood National and State Parks are not your typical national park – you don’t arrive at a park entrance, drive the scenic road, then leave. It’s actually a string of forests along the northern California coast, home to dense growth…

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park is in the south of Oregon, a fantastic and majestic national park protecting the incredible Crater Lake. Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States and is stunning. Perched on top of the Cascade…

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A Guide to Smith Rock State Park

Smith Rock State Park is one of the most jaw-dropping places I have ever visited. Situated just under 3 hours from Portland, south of Mount Hood National Forest, Smith Rock is an internationally renowned gem of Oregon. Legend goes that…

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Mount Hood National Forest

Just to the east of Portland, Mount Hood National Forest stretches between the Columbia River Gorge to Olallie Scenic Area. The forest is filled with incredible views of Mount Hood, lakes, streams, alpine meadows, fantastic skiing in the winter and…

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Columbia River Gorge Roadtrip

The Columbia River Gorge is an area of stunning natural beauty. Winding along the Columbia River, with Washington on the northern bank and Oregon on the southern, there are endless surprises around each bend of the road. The gorge begins…

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