Fifteen miles from Salem along Hwy. 213, Silverton is Oregon’s “Garden City.” Stroll through The Oregon Garden, still growing at 80-plus acres. Then head to Silver Falls State Park, which has several miles of trails where you can see up to 10 waterfalls on foot, horseback or bicycle. Take time to view the colorful outdoor murals and art galleries that dot the city, and to experience the town’s quaint restaurants.
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Winter Hiking at Silver Falls State Park
At Silver Falls State Park, fourteen foamy white curtains whirl and ripple and tumble and shimmer at one of the most delightful park lands in Oregon. Adam Bacher, an Oregon resident and noted landscape photographer, said he’s lucky enough to…
Spring Waterfall Hikes
Snowmelt and spring rain combined create tremendous spring waterfalls in Oregon. Lace up those hiking boots and hit the trail to view these dramatic cascades this season. In the Willamette Valley, check out Silver Falls State Parkeast of Salem for…
The Trail of Ten Falls
“Rain, rain, go away, come again another day.” Have you ever found yourself humming this well-known ditty on a gray April afternoon? Never? Yeah, right! Fact is, endless spring showers that are splintered only by occasional slices of…
Where is Silverton, Oregon
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On the Road Scenic Byways Passing Near Silverton
Majestic mountains (such as Hood and Rainier) soar over lush green fields except in the forest areas; these areas are filled with Douglas Firs that sunlight can’t quite part. Silver Falls State Park is intimate in spite of the thunder of its…