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Philippe Boulot’s Favorite Rivers: John Day River

Ukiah, OR 97880

The John Day River system is fortunate to have designation under two important river preservation programs; the…

North Fork John Day River

The North Fork John Day River means a lot of things to a lot of people. To river rafters it means rapids that are…

North Fork John Day River Trail

The area is signed. Limited parking, toilets, and maintained Campground is located near the trailhead. The 23 miles of…

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Taste of Oregon’s Old West

10659 Wasco-Heppner Hwy Condon, OR 97823

Taste of Oregon’s Old West is a family oriented event, held at Cottonwood Canyon State Park, Saturday, September…

Sep 12th 2015

Oregon Territory Expeditions

13642 NW Riverview Drive Portland, OR 97231

Ecological Tours of the Columbia and John Day River Basins including geology, cultural and natural history.…

Fossil Cruz-In Car Show

Main Street Fossil, OR 97830

Polish up the ‘ol car and cruz into John Day River Territory for the Fossil Cruz-in Car…

Jul 4th 2015 to Jul 5th 2015

Clyde Holliday State Park

59500 U.S. 26 Mt. Vernon, OR 97865

Think of Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site as an oasis. Its tall, willowy cottonwood trees provide shade and…

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Road Trip: Fossil and Condon

written by Eileen Garvin on September 29th, 2014

Autumn sunshine is hiding in the hills of Eastern Oregon. It’s tucked away on the curves of the John Day River and in…

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Family Weekend at the John Day Fossil Beds

written by Natalie Bennon on September 10th, 2014

It is 10 o’clock at night. I am standing outside in the dark, holding a three-year-old. It’s way past his bedtime.…

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1188 Brewing Comany

141 E. Main Street John Day, OR 97845

In the heart of John Day River Territory and very near the Painted Hills – one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon –…

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Nana’s Kitchen

211 S Main Street Condon, OR 97823

Nana’s Kitchen Restaurant in beautiful downtown Condon, features great Amerian and Italian cusine in the middle…

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Accessible Trails

written by Eileen Garvin on March 12th, 2014

Oregon’s natural beauty is here for everyone. Our rushing waterfalls, verdant hiking trails and scenic viewpoints…

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7 Wonders of Oregon: Painted Hills

written by Emily Forsha on February 23rd, 2014

When you travel to the Painted Hills, you can see millions of years of history revealed in the layers of mountains of…

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Cottonwood Canyon State Park

written by Grant McOmie on October 20th, 2013

When you explore Oregon, be prepared to enjoy new adventures at each turn of the trail and discover unique treasure in…

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Eastern Oregon on Two Wheels

written by Robbie McClaran on February 28th, 2013

I’m here at the start of a four-day tour of my favorite part of Oregon, from the eastern slope of the Cascades to the…

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Riding the Old West Scenic Bikeway

written by Laura Crawford on August 29th, 2012

There’s a little-known secret about cycling in Oregon: Some of the best riding in the state isn’t in Portland or…

I would like to visit Eastern Oregon. I know it is very remote, so I would like to know the places to see by car. I plan for 3-4 days on the road, after which I will return to Portland. Any suggestions on where to go?

Eastern Oregon is off the beaten path, but you’ve planned the right amount of time for exploring it by car. There are several incredible summer routes, depending on how far you want to venture and your interests. Here are two dramatic driving ro…

I will be traveling from Portland to Baker City and want to take 2 days for the trip. I love art/sculpture, local crafts, scenery and small towns. Can you suggest a good overnight point for my first night?

I recommend a driving route on the Old West Highway (26) that will take you over Mt Hood, through small towns along Highway 26 and along the scenic John Day River directly to Baker City. The total driving time is about 7 hours. For your first nigh…

Big Bend BLM Campground

Kimberly, OR 97848

Campground on the North Fork John Day River, two miles northeast of Kimberly toward Monument. (No water…

Dunstan Homestead Preserve

Prairie City, OR 97869

Four and one-half miles of the Middle Fork John Day River on this former ranch are being restored to provide spawning…

We are in Roseburg & want to go to Eastern Oregon beyond Crater Lake and head north towards Ione with our travel trailer. We like hiking and biking too. Where should we stop and what should we see on the way?

If you go north from Crater Lake toward Bend on 97, you can then head east on Highway 26. You will pass through wonderful small towns between Prineville and Mitchell as well as plenty of campgrounds and hiking options in the Ochoco National Forest. …

Rim Trail

RIM TRAIL IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND INCOMPLETE. Trail is estimated to be ready for use in 2004.

John Day Lock And Dam, Lake Umatilla

Many recreation opportunities are available along the shores of Lake Umatilla and on the John Day River, such as…

Black Canyon Trail

This generally moderate scenic trail parallels Owl Creek and Black Canyon Creek for the length of the wilderness,…

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Go With the Flow

written by Eileen Garvin on April 29th, 2012

Late spring runoff is still with us, and that means rivers are flowing strong. For some early season boating, check out…

My wife and I will be traveling by car from Boise to Portland along I-84 in June. We have two or three days for the journey. What highlights do you recommend we consider?

As you may know, the trip from Boise to Portland is roughly a 7-hour car ride, direct. But I have a different idea for you that will take you a bit longer, but what sights and scenery you will see! First, you may want to plan a few hours in downto…

Fossil – Twickenham – Service Creek

You won’t find much flat road on this scenic, twisting ride, but you’ll find the stark beauty of craggy…

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Meet Ask Oregon Ambassador David Johnson

written by Rhiannon West Chamberlain on November 9th, 2011

Editor’s Note: We recently unveiled Ask Oregon, a program that allows travelers to ask “Oregon Experts&…

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Oregon Rolls Out Five New Scenic Bikeways

written by Eileen Garvin on September 30th, 2011

Roadies rejoice! In September, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announcedfive new scenic bikeways. The 132…

Oregon Rolls Out Five New Scenic Bikeways

written by Eileen Garvin on September 30th, 2011

Roadies rejoice! In September, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announced five new scenic bikeways. The 132…

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Journey Through Time Scenic Byway

  • Distance: 286 M / 460 Km
  • Minimum Driving Time: 8-10 Hours
  • Best Time to Drive: Year Round

Uncommonly rich in history, the Byway reveals tales of pioneers, towns boomed and busted and creatures that wandered…

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Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway

  • Distance: 106 M / 171 Km
  • Minimum Driving Time: 3-5 Hours
  • Best Time to Drive: Summer And Fall

The 100-mile loop skirts ghost towns, historic gold mines and gold mining cabins, with the enchanting beauty of the…

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountain Scenic Byway

  • Distance: 145 M / 233 Km
  • Minimum Driving Time: 3-4 Hours (There Are No Stations Between Heppner And Granite. Don't Let Your Tank Get Too Low)
  • Best Time to Drive: Spring And Fall; Summer Days Can Be Quite Hot And Winter Snows Close The Byway At Higher Elevations

Back through pioneer history, up through the incredible scenery. An alternative to I-84 for east-west travelers between…

Service Creek Lodge LLC

38686 Hwy 19 Fossil, OR 97830

SPECIAL DEAL The Ultimate Getaway Group Lodging Experience There is no better way to experience the Old West than by…

Mah-Hah Outfitters Inc

301 West Main Street Fossil, OR 97830

Welcome to John Day River fishing! We are Mah-Hah outfitters and we offer fishing and hunting trips on the John Day…

Arrowhead River Adventures

720 Greenleaf Dr Eagle Point, OR 97524

Whitewater rafting on the Rogue Upper Klamath Rivers. Fish for Chinook (King) salmon, steelhead or trout, multi day…

Cut Across Trail

This trail travels through a young pine stand and up a short hill. Tread is rough, rock, and narrow most of the way and…

Glade Creek Trail

The trail may be difficult to follow the first mile from the trailhead and can be hazardous to ford the N. Fork John…

Nipple Butte Trail

This scenic trail offers a number of outstanding vistas from rocky crags and cliffs overlooking a great deal of the…

North Fork John Day Campground

Eight vehicle/RV sites are available as well as 11 picnic and tent sites. Horse handling facilities are also available…

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Ukiah-Dale Forest State Scenic Corridor

The Ukiah-Dale Forest State Scenic Corridor offers camping, fishing, scenic driving and viewing scenery.

Ochoco National Forest

The Ochoco offers opportunities for a variety of outdoor recreation activities. Some of the many activities include…

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John Day Fossil Beds

written by Grant McOmie on September 9th, 2010

This week I took a colorful hike through time through one of Oregon’s most spectacular landscapes – the…

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Oregon Dreamers

written by Mikhael Romain on February 1st, 2010

The story of Wilson Ranches Retreat is as old as the Oregon Trail. Phil and Nancy Wilson opened their bed and breakfast…

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Eastern Oregon Adventure Part #1: Blue Mountain Hideaway

written by Dawn Rasmussen on July 15th, 2008

One of Oregon’s biggest kept outdoor secrets is the Blue Mountains. Located in Central Eastern Oregon, the “…

Five Favorite Fishing Spots in Oregon

written by Henry Miller on June 6th, 2007

Wallowa Lake Flanked by the Eagle Cap Wilderness and the Wallowa Mountains, there arguably is no more scenic fishing…

Five Favorite Paddle Trips in Oregon

written by Travis Williams on May 17th, 2007

Travis Williams is Executive Director of Willamette Riverkeeper. He knows the Willamette almost by heart, and has…

68th Spray Rodeo & Marathon

100 River Bend Spray, OR 97874

Come visit us in the little Eastern Oregon town of Spray for the 67th Spray Rodeo, along with the 50th running of the 1…

May 23rd 2015 to May 24th 2015
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