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California Gulch is a gorgeous hiking trail through an historic landscape. It winds its way through the woods, across flower-filled meadows and down into an old growth forest along a seasonal stream. Designed for you to linger, this 2-mile long trail begins at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Park picnic area. It offers something for everyone. Experience a re-created logging operation from the late 1800s. Search for wildlife signs in the forest. Sit on log benches and enjoy master poetry carefully selected and sited for special places along the trail. Bird Track Springs Interpretive Trail and the city of La Grande offer additional interpretive trails while nearby campgrounds such as Spring Creek, Bird Track, and Spool Cart offer a great place to stay.","post_name":"california-gulch-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3717","lng":"-118.299","distance":"0.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/hiking\/california-gulch-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"640","post_title":"Blue Mountain Crossing","post_content":"

A paved, easily accessible trail follows some of the best preserved and most scenic traces of the Oregon Trail. Interpretive panels depict the pioneers struggle through the tall trees and over the rugged Blues. Living history presentations some weekends. Settlement era logging exhibit. Picnic area, hiking trails, restrooms and drinking water. Open weekends and holidays, May to October. Operated by the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest trail park fee.<\/p>","post_name":"blue-mountain-crossing","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3979","lng":"-118.316","distance":"2.4","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/museums-interpretive-centers\/blue-mountain-crossing\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"672710","post_title":"Oregon Trail Interpretive Park","post_content":"

Stop at this park near La Grande to see traces of the Old Emigrant Road, where historic wagon ruts are visible and ponderosa pine trees still show marks made by wagons coming through the Trail.<\/p>","post_name":"oregon-trail-interpretive-park","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.399","lng":"-118.318","distance":"2.6","permalink":"\/see-do\/oregon-heritage\/history-heritage\/old-west-oregon-trail-heritage\/oregon-trail-interpretive-park\/","terms":"an Oregon Adventurecation<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"3698995","post_title":"Oregon Trail Visitors Park","post_content":"

Stop at this park near La Grande to see traces of the Old Emigrant Road, where historic wagon ruts are visible and ponderosa pine trees still show marks made by wagons coming through the Trail.<\/p>","post_name":"oregon-trail-visitors-park","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.399","lng":"-118.318","distance":"2.6","permalink":"\/see-do\/oregon-heritage\/history-heritage\/old-west-oregon-trail-heritage\/oregon-trail-visitors-park\/","terms":"an Oregon Adventurecation<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"672786","post_title":"Bird Track Springs Nature Trail","post_content":"

Giant pine trees and grassy areas highlight the 16 tent\/trailer camp spots rest rooms, no potable water source. A nature trail wanders through the woods at riverside and is great for birdwatching. West of La Grande on I-84 take Starkey Exit 252, 4 miles on Hwy 244. Ask for a nature trail guide at the visitors center or forest service office.<\/p>","post_name":"bird-track-springs-nature-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3","lng":"-118.306","distance":"5.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/birding\/bird-track-springs-nature-trail\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"}]},"success":true,"html":""}