Rhododendron, Oregon

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  • Portland, Oregon

    The Best 7 Hikes Within 90 Minutes of Portland

    Editor's note: As of July 2021, Oneonta Gorge (Hike #4) is currently closed. Be sure to check The Forest Service website for up-to-date details. Oregon is one of the nation's most beautiful places. Unlike many other states, Oregon is incredibly vast in the way that the climate ranges from dry ...
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  • Portland, Oregon

    The 10 Best Campsites near Portland, OR

    From the Columbia River Gorge to Mount Hood, the greater Portland area features rich ecosystems and an abundance of campsites to explore. Choose your scenery: golden beach dunes, easy lake access, old-growth forests, or jagged mountain peaks...you really can't go wrong. We've also included a few ...
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  • Portland, Oregon

    3 Things Shooting Film Taught Me about Photography

    Growing up in the digital age, many of us were introduced to photography through the digital camera. I likely would not have gotten so involved in photography if the easy access that digital cameras provide did not exist. I did not grow up in the era of film, which allowed my learning to be accel...
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  • Portland, Oregon

    10 Must-Do Winter Adventures near Portland, Oregon

    For some outdoor enthusiasts, winter is when you hang up your hiking shoes and wait patiently for the spring melt, but it doesn't have to be that way! Portland is an outdoor adventure mecca with so many things you can do all winter long, you just need the knowledge and the right gear. Maybe you w...
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  • Portland, Oregon

    Top 5 Winter Hikes Near Portland

    We're already getting ready to plan our spring adventures, but that's no reason not to get outside on the regular in the last weeks of winter. Here are five favorite wintertime hikes near Portland, great for locals and out-of-towners alike.Tomlike Mountain, Columbia River GorgeWhen winter conditi...
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  • My Five Favorite Parks in Portland, OR

    Having natural urban resources to play and exercise in is important to me. Living in Portland I am fortunate enough to have easy access to a variety of outdoor recreation resources outside of the city. Portland also boasts an extensive park and trail system within the metro area as well as being ...
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  • Maupin, Oregon

    Rafting the Lower Deschutes

    As the pandemic raged on, I found myself stuck at home and in need of adventure. After years of thinking about ordering a raft, I decided it was time. Months later it arrived and I was ready to get on the water. I called up my friends Hugh and Doug to set up a trip together. It had been a decade...
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  • Salmon Creek, Washington

    The Best Campsite Ever: Salmon Creek and Sardine Lakes

    Somehow I scored reservations for 11 of us up at Salmon Creek Campground for my girlfriend's birthday. Unfortunately, four had to bail last minute. But the seven of us had an amazing time. We got the best camp site ever. Little trail from the parking spot leads down to the site where it opens up ...
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