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The Willamette Valley town of Detroit offers myriad ways for immersion in watery fun. Detroit Lake State Recreation Area offers boating, fishing, swimming, camping and hiking. North Santiam River provides white-knuckle white-water kayaking, while Breitenbush Hot Springs adds a tranquil soaking option. Even the local bike route has a watery theme: Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway, a breathtaking, 70-mile route past rivers, waterfalls and lakes. Take the plunge in Detroit.

Willamette Valley

Detroit is located in Willamette Valley, the agricultural heart of Oregon where family farms grow everything from blueberries and hazelnuts to Christmas trees and tulips and some of the world's best pinot noir.

Nearby cities are: McKenzie Bridge, Camp Sherman, Estacada, and Molalla.

an Oregon StoryHiker’s Paradise in the Opal Creek Wilderness

by Jen Anderson / March 24, 2016

Many have played for hours in the sun atThree Pools, the popular swimming hole in theOpal Creek Wilderness. But there’s plenty more in this 35,000-acre recreation area to discover. Definitely off the beaten path, this lush hiker’s…

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an Oregon StoryRoad Trips on Oregon’s Scenic Byways

by Eileen Garvin / June 25, 2014

Oregon’s outdoor recreation is boundless, especially in the summertime. And just getting to the great outdoors is pretty darn beautiful around here. The state is home to more than two dozen scenic byways, which lead to beautiful hikes, friendly…

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an ItineraryWillamette Valley Winter Adventures

by Emily Forsha / November 27, 2013

Famous for its pinot noir, the Willamette Valley is also home to snowy mountain peaks, fine art, rich heritage and a delicious culinary scene. Here are some ideas to help you plan a wintercation in Oregon’s wine country.

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an Scenic BywayWest Cascades Scenic Byway

by Amy Nyberg / September 21, 2011

If you’re in no hurry, this journey through the colorful western Cascades makes getting there all the fun. Especially because, in addition to the open road, there are miles of rivers and trails to explore.

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Find things to see and do In Detroit

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Winter Trips
    12.     Rafting
    13.     Snow Sports
    14.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Cideries
    4.     Coffee & Tea
    5.     Culinary Experiences
    6.     Distilleries
    7.     Farmers' Markets
    8.     Farms & Farm Stays
    9.     Oregon Food Trips
    10.     Picking & Foraging
    11.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    12.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    13.     Seafood
    14.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Snow Sports
    10.     Sports Events
    11.     Visual Art Events
    12.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Boutique Hotels
    3.     Farm or Ranch Stay
    4.     Glamping or Tree Houses
    5.     Hostels
    6.     Hotel / Motel
    7.     Resorts
    8.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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