{"results":{"recreation":[{"ID":"670564","post_title":"Outback Outfitters Consultants","post_content":"","post_name":"outback-outfitters-consultants","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.5119","lng":"-118.024","distance":"8.9","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/guides-charters-recreation\/hunting\/outback-outfitters-consultants\/","terms":"a Hunting Guide<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"991","post_title":"Lookingglass Fish Hatchery","post_content":"

Take the beautiful drive to one of Oregon's most scenic fish hatcheries and tour the fascinating ODFW operation. Pack a lunch and picnic at the hatchery or at any number of scenic spots along the way. 20 miles north of Elgin at Palmer Junction.<\/p>","post_name":"lookingglass-fish-hatchery","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7362","lng":"-117.863","distance":"13.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/fishing\/lookingglass-fish-hatchery\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"7644","post_title":"Blue Mountain Trail","post_content":"This trail provides access to hunting, fishing, and camping. It is open to hikers, mountain bikers, motorcyclists, and horseback riders. It provides an excellent view of the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness area. Users can expect heavy traffic from hikers and horses during the hunting seasons. Access to Lake Creek Trailhead via road is only possible during the late spring, summer, and fall.","post_name":"blue-mountain-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7125","lng":"-118.038","distance":"13.9","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/fishing\/cycling\/hiking\/blue-mountain-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6295","post_title":"Woodland Campground","post_content":"Located just off Highway #204. Woodland campground is a nice, green spot to picnic or camp, with both shady or sunny areas available. It's a handy place to set up camp for the night. There are 7 tent\/trailers and 2 picnic sites, with toilets. There is no water available, so make sure to bring plenty with you. Mountain biking and hiking are just a few of the favorite activities.","post_name":"woodland-campground","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7334","lng":"-118.029","distance":"14.7","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/camping-recreation\/hiking\/woodland-campground\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6981","post_title":"Luger - Eagle Spring Trail","post_content":"This trail provides access to hunting, fishing, and camping. It is open to hikers, mountain bikers, motorcyclists, and horseback riders. Users can expect heavy traffic from hikers and horses during the hunting seasons.

","post_name":"luger-eagle-spring-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7504","lng":"-117.999","distance":"14.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/fishing\/cycling\/hiking\/luger-eagle-spring-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"7069","post_title":"Lake Creek Trail","post_content":"This trail is open to foot and horse traffic only since it is located within the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness. There are several side trails that take off from this trail which will provide access to: Buck Mountain. Trail #3075, High Ridge, Ninemile Ridge and Blue Mountain Trail #6143.","post_name":"lake-creek-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.6815","lng":"-118.115","distance":"16.9","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/hiking\/lake-creek-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6545","post_title":"Spout Springs Nordic Trail System","post_content":"There is a total of 12.6 miles (21 kilometers) of groomed cross-country ski trails available. The Stagecoach Line Trail takes off directly from the lodge heading west. This loop trail is a good route for the beginning skier.
The other trails located on the top of the mountain, offer a wide variety of Nordic terrain. The trails range in length and difficulty, from easy to most difficult. There is a nominal fee to use the groomed trail system. Trail passes are available at the ticket and rental office.

Looking Glass Canyon ridges, beyond the designated trail system, can be quite hazardous. This area contains many active avalanche chutes. Before venturing away from the marked trails, be sure to notify someone.
Observe posted signs. Keep away from closed trails and areas.","post_name":"spout-springs-nordic-trail-system","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.756","lng":"-118.05","distance":"17.0","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/snow-sports\/hiking\/spout-springs-nordic-trail-system\/","terms":"a
Snow Sport<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"672347","post_title":"Spout Springs Resort","post_content":"At an elevation of 5,400 feet, Spout Springs is located along Oregon State Highway #204 halfway between Weston and Elgin. With a family oriented atmosphere, the ski area offers opportunities for the beginning skier as well as the advanced. Skiers can take advantage of both day and night skiing with two chair lifts, a T-bar, and 11 ski runs. Spout Springs also offers almost 10 miles of groomed and marked cross-country ski trails.

Spout Springs Resort is open Wednesday and Thursday for night skiing, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for day skiing, and Friday and Saturday for night skiing. Lift tickets are: Adults - $25.00, Students - $23.00, Children - $19.00, Night Skiing - $18.00, Cross-country ski trails - $8.00. They offer downhill skiing, snowboarding, 16 km of groomed cross-country ski trails, also food service, rentals, and instruction. For more information you may contact Spout Springs at 541-566-0320. The information recorded message number is 541-566-0327.

Expert ski instruction is offered at both ski areas for both beginning and experienced skiers. Equipment rentals are also available. Downhill runs and cross-country trails are patrolled by a qualified ski patrol team; however, each skier has a personal responsibility to use common sense and conduct themselves within the limits of their ability.","post_name":"spout-springs-resort","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7566","lng":"-118.051","distance":"17.1","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/snow-sports\/hiking\/spout-springs-resort\/","terms":"a Snow Sport<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"9049","post_title":"Galens Guide Service","post_content":"","post_name":"galens-guide-service","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.8086","lng":"-117.831","distance":"19.1","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/guides-charters-recreation\/fishing-guides-charters\/hunting\/galens-guide-service\/","terms":"a Hunting Guide<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"7092","post_title":"Jubilee Lake Campground","post_content":"The largest and most popular campground on the Umatilla National Forest, Jubilee Lake has 50 campsites and 4 picnic areas. Nestled among the trees, the lake provides a beautiful setting for day-use as well as camping. Jubilee Lake National Recreation Trail offers a pleasant 2.8 mile stroll around the lake, and, as with most of the facilities at the campground, is fully accessible to wheelchairs.","post_name":"jubilee-lake-campground","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.8286","lng":"-117.964","distance":"19.7","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/camping-recreation\/hiking\/jubilee-lake-campground\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"672160","post_title":"Jubilee Lake National Recreation Trail","post_content":"This trail is designed as a National Recreation Trail and is open to hikers and barrier free access. The trail is well maintained and offers a nice, easy walk and a beautiful view of Jubilee Lake. The steepest grade on the trail is about 8% and occurs just past the dam. There are benches along the trail and vault toilets at the midway point. Fishing is a very popular activity at Jubilee Lake (and there are several access spurs leading from the trail to the lake). There are several barrier free fishing access points near the campground.
","post_name":"jubilee-lake-national-recreation-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.831","lng":"-117.962","distance":"19.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/fishing\/hiking\/jubilee-lake-national-recreation-trail\/","terms":"a
Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"4271317","post_title":"La Grande Country Club","post_content":"

La Grande Country Club was established in 1924 and opened at its present location in 1928. For 80 years this highly regarded nine-hole layout has been a true test for the best of the best and enjoyable for the beginner. The tree lined fairways, elevated postage stamp greens, and a total yardage of 6500 yards provide a wonderful place for any caliber of player to pursue their passion. Nestled in the Grande Ronde valley of Northeast Oregon with views of the Blue and Eagle Cap mountains La Grande Country Club is truly a golfing value.<\/p>","post_name":"la-grande-country-club","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3384","lng":"-118.045","distance":"19.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/golf\/la-grande-country-club\/","terms":"a Golf Course or Attraction<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6286","post_title":"Woodward Campground","post_content":"Nestled amongst the trees, near Langdon Lake, this popular campground has a hiking trail and a view of Langdon Lake. Please note, Langdon Lake is a private lake and campers do not have access to the lake. Woodward has 18 tent\/trailer sites and 12 picnic sites.","post_name":"woodward-campground","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7778","lng":"-118.099","distance":"20.6","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/camping-recreation\/hiking\/woodward-campground\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"1182","post_title":"Riverside Greens Mini Golf","post_content":"

Play miniature golf on a fun, professionally designed course. Open Fri. - Sun.10 AM - sunset (May & Sept) and Thur. - Sun. (June - Aug.). Friday and Saturday Night Golf for $6.00. Call 963-7361 for hours and to make party arrangements. Fruitdale Lane, right next to Riverside Park on the north end of town.<\/p>","post_name":"riverside-greens-mini-golf","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3442","lng":"-118.084","distance":"20.9","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/golf\/riverside-greens-mini-golf\/","terms":"a Golf Course or Attraction<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6459","post_title":"Target Meadows Campground","post_content":"Located 2 miles North of Tollgate off Forest Road #204, on Forest Road #6401. Target Meadows is a nice spot around a meadow, it has 16 tent\/trailer sites, 4 tent sites and 6 picnic sites. The facilities include vault toilets, garbage pickup services, campground hosts, and drinking water. Burnt Cabin Trailhead and trail leads down to the South Fork Walla Walla River Trail. Note: South Fork Walla Walla is closed for the summer from the trailhead just beyond Harris Park to the forest boundary for a bridge replacement.
","post_name":"target-meadows-campground","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.8051","lng":"-118.078","distance":"21.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/camping-recreation\/hiking\/target-meadows-campground\/","terms":"a
Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"93597","post_title":"Spout Springs","post_content":"

Nestled in the Blue Mountains of northeast Oregon, Spout Springs serves Pendleton and Walla Walla skiers with some of Oregon's best powder and an extensive cross-country trail system.<\/p>\r\n

More info:<\/strong> 

Average annual snowfall:<\/strong> 130 inches 
Base elevation:<\/strong> 5000 ft. 
Vertical elevation:<\/strong> 685 ft. 
Longest Run:<\/strong> 2 miles 
Ski Acres:<\/strong> 250 acres 
Lifts:<\/strong> 2
Trail Info:<\/strong> 33% beginner, 33% intermediate, 33% expert 
Nordic:<\/strong> 21,000 acres for cross-country touring; designated snowshoe trails also available
<\/strong><\/p>","post_name":"spout-springs","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7862","lng":"-118.107","distance":"21.5","permalink":"\/see-do\/natural-wonders\/mountains-hills\/spout-springs\/","terms":"a
Snow Sport<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"7587","post_title":"Burnt Cabin Trail","post_content":"The trail provides access to hunting, fishing and camping and backpacking. The trail is open to hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers and motorcyclists. Users can expect heavy motorcycle use on weekends during the spring and summer season. After the first snow and during elk hunting season users can expect heavy horse traffic. This trail is the main link from the Walla Walla River drainage to the Tollgate area. Target Meadows Campground is 0.6 miles from the trailhead. This trail is not suitable for three or four-wheeled ATVs .","post_name":"burnt-cabin-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.8146","lng":"-118.082","distance":"22.0","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/cycling\/hiking\/burnt-cabin-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"8794","post_title":"Blue Mountain Adventures","post_content":"","post_name":"blue-mountain-adventures","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3417","lng":"-118.105","distance":"22.0","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/guides-charters-recreation\/backcountry\/fishing-guides-charters\/hunting\/blue-mountain-adventures\/","terms":"a Hunting Guide<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"665595","post_title":"The Grande Ronde River","post_content":"

Oregon's second longest free flowing river. A wild and scenic home to rainbow trout and steelhead.The beautiful 180 mile river winds it's way through the heart of Union County, providing numerous scenic and recreational opportunities from quiet fishing, to camping, hiking and exciting rafting trips. Explore on your own or with a guide.<\/p>","post_name":"the-grande-ronde-river","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3438","lng":"-118.107","distance":"22.0","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/fishing\/the-grande-ronde-river\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"1031","post_title":"Morgan Lake","post_content":"

Pristine lake fishing, picnicking, swimming, camping and non-motorized boating, just a short drive through the hills above La Grande. Paved jetties provide wheelchair access.<\/p>","post_name":"morgan-lake","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3246","lng":"-118.086","distance":"22.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/fishing\/morgan-lake\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"1357778","post_title":"Grand Tour Spring Ride","post_content":"

Come \"Celebrate Spring\" with the annual bicycle ride for the entire family in La Grande, Oregon.  Following the newly designated Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway, the 134-mile route will take you through the beautiful Grande Ronde Valley and into the Baker Valley.  You don't have to ride the entire route, and shorter rides are available to fit all riding styles and family members.  This benefits the Mt. Emily Safe Center.  Two days of fun!  Come Ride!<\/p>","post_name":"grand-tour-spring-ride","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3286","lng":"-118.094","distance":"22.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/events\/sports\/adventurecation-events\/grand-tour-spring-ride\/","terms":"a Sports Event<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"1525274","post_title":"Grande Ronde Valley Springfest '13","post_content":"

Held at the peak of spring migration, this festival is perfect for the birder, cultural visitor, and outdoor enthusiast alike.<\/p>\r\n

The event kicks off with a Thursday night art walk through downtown La Grande, or drop in to the Irish Session hosted by Traditional-Live! for reels, arias, polkas and walltzes. End Thursday night with a live performance by Blues Hall of Fame inductee Jimmy Lloyd Rae at Ten Depot Street.<\/p>\r\n

On Friday, enjoy shopping, visit history at the Union County Museum or the museums at Hot Lake Springs, ride the Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway, or hike on Mount Emily Recreation Area. At dusk, head into downtown La Grande for the perennial favorite twilight Ag and Timber Parade, featuring big rigs and ag equipment rolling down the street with lights aglow. Drop by the Bird Festival kick-off event with live music, refreshments, and a lecture by Gary Ivey, \"Sandhill Cranes of the Pacific Flyway.\"<\/p>\r\n

Saturday starts early for bird watchers, with guided tours at Ladd Marsh starting at 4:45AM. Plein air artists will be at the Marsh creating amazing works of art on Saturday from 9AM to noon. Events and activities for Junior Birders, birds of prey presentation, and stationed viewing all day long. <\/p>\r\n

Saturday is also the first day of the La Grande Farmers' Market. Don't miss this first taste of summer. Live music and kids activities, too.  Also, La Grande Main Street is holding the second annual Discover Downtown Stroll, a non-competitive discovery trail through downtown, with fun and prizes along the way.<\/p>\r\n

For more active kids, drop in to the Safe Kids Day and try your hand (or hips) at belly dancing, work out with X-fit, and enjoy a guided bicycle tour.<\/p>\r\n

Saturday evening closed with the Centenial Celebration at the Art Center At the Old Library. Originally built as a Carnegie library, the building is now a central hub for the local arts community.<\/p>\r\n

And all weekend long, the city of Union will be displaying upcycled bird feeders and sculptures, made using recycled materials. You won't want to skip this leg of your journey!<\/p>","post_name":"grande-ronde-valley-springfest-13","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3246","lng":"-118.088","distance":"22.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/events\/fairs-festivals\/adventurecation-events\/grande-ronde-valley-springfest-13\/","terms":"an Oregon Adventurecation<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"3316224","post_title":"Grande Ronde Spring Fest '14 and Birdathon","post_content":"

Held at the peak of spring migration, this festival is perfect for the birder, cultural visitor, and outdoor enthusiast alike.<\/p>\r\n

The event kicks off with a Thursday night art walk through downtown La Grande, or drop in to the Irish Session hosted by Traditional-Live! for reels, arias, polkas and walltzes. End Thursday night with a live performance by Blues Hall of Fame inductee Jimmy Lloyd Rae at Ten Depot Street.<\/p>\r\n

On Friday, enjoy shopping, visit history at the Union County Museum or the museums at Hot Lake Springs, ride the Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway, or hike on Mount Emily Recreation Area. At dusk, head into downtown La Grande for the perennial favorite twilight Ag and Timber Parade, featuring big rigs and ag equipment rolling down the street with lights aglow. Drop by the Bird Festival kick-off event with live music, refreshments, and a lecture by Gary Ivey, \"Sandhill Cranes of the Pacific Flyway.\"<\/p>\r\n

Saturday starts early for bird watchers, with guided tours at Ladd Marsh starting at 4:45AM. Plein air artists will be at the Marsh creating amazing works of art on Saturday from 9AM to noon. Events and activities for Junior Birders, birds of prey presentation, and stationed viewing all day long.<\/p>","post_name":"grande-ronde-spring-fest-14-and-birdathon","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3246","lng":"-118.088","distance":"22.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/events\/fairs-festivals\/adventurecation-events\/grande-ronde-spring-fest-14-and-birdathon\/","terms":"an Oregon Adventurecation<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"3316229","post_title":"Grand Tour Spring Ride","post_content":"

Come \"Celebrate Spring\" with the annual bicycle ride for the entire family in La Grande, Oregon.  Following the newly designated Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway, the 134-mile route will take you through the beautiful Grande Ronde Valley and into the Baker Valley. You don't have to ride the entire route, and shorter rides are available to fit all riding styles and family members. Download the registration forms from www.unioncountychamber.org and mail them into the Union County Chamber of Commerce at 207 Depot Street, La Grande, OR. This benefits the Mt. Emily Safe Center. Two days of fun! Come Ride!<\/p>","post_name":"grand-tour-spring-ride-2","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3286","lng":"-118.094","distance":"22.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/events\/sports\/adventurecation-events\/grand-tour-spring-ride-2\/","terms":"a Sports Event<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"3698992","post_title":"The Winom-Frazier OHV Complex","post_content":"

The Winom-Fraizer complex features approximately 140 miles of trails with many loop rides designed for Class I and III ATVs. This forested area offers challenging trails and scenic views, with access to fishing, hunting, and other activities. The area is open for non-motorized use as well, including equestrian, with good access from june through September. To acces the complex, take Hwy 244 (off I-84), and 395, and FS roads 52 and 5160.<\/p>","post_name":"the-winom-frazier-ohv-complex","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3246","lng":"-118.088","distance":"22.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/fishing\/the-winom-frazier-ohv-complex\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"4568149","post_title":"Grand Tour Spring Ride","post_content":"

Come \"Celebrate Spring\" with the annual bicycle ride for the entire family in La Grande, Oregon.  Following the newly designated Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway, the 134-mile route will take you through the beautiful Grande Ronde Valley and into the Baker Valley. You don't have to ride the entire route, and shorter rides are available to fit all riding styles and family members. This benefits the Mt. Emily Safe Center. Two days of fun! Come Ride!<\/p>\r\n

Registration information and schedule coming soon!<\/strong><\/p>","post_name":"grand-tour-spring-ride-3","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3286","lng":"-118.094","distance":"22.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/events\/sports\/adventurecation-events\/grand-tour-spring-ride-3\/","terms":"a Sports Event<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"837","post_title":"Gangloff Park","post_content":"

This hillside park offers a wonderful view of the city and the Grande Ronde Valley, and a great place for a picnic. Paved nature trail provides wheelchair access. The Native Plant Society is returning the park to pre-settlement and settlement era vegetation. The recently renovated log cabin was formerly located in La Grande's `Old Town.` The cabin, constructed early in this century from four salvaged older cabins, is an attractive reminder of the type of dwelling used by early settlers along the Oregon Trail.<\/p>","post_name":"gangloff-park","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3332","lng":"-118.103","distance":"22.5","permalink":"\/see-do\/oregon-heritage\/history-heritage\/gangloff-park\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"672541","post_title":"Buck Creek Trail","post_content":"This trail is open to foot and horse traffic only since it is located within the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness. The trail follows Buck Creek for 3.5 miles, crossing the creek numerous times (30) as it winds through the forest. Users should use caution on creek crossing during the spring run off periods.

The trail is easy going as it climbs only 800' to where it merges with Lake Creek Trail #3079. Lake Creek Trail continues approx. 2 more miles up the Lake Creek drainage before leaving the wilderness area. Once the trail has left the wilderness area, it continues for another 2 miles until it reaches Forest Service Road #3150. This portion of the trail goes through clearcuts and burned areas. Potable water and vault toilets are available at the Umatilla Forks day use area.","post_name":"buck-creek-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7162","lng":"-118.182","distance":"22.5","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/hiking\/buck-creek-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"1240","post_title":"SK8 Park","post_content":"

The professionally designed, regulation skateboard park in an excellent facility for skateboarders. Pioneer Park also has a busy ball field, playground, pavilion and public swimming pool. Oak Street and Palmer. Pavilion reservations, 962-1352.<\/p>","post_name":"sk8-park","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3329","lng":"-118.105","distance":"22.6","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/oregon-adventurecation\/sk8-park\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"4235","post_title":"Veterans Memorial Pool","post_content":"

The recently renovated indoor public pool offers variety of swimming activities. Separate kids pool. For hours, information or to schedule a pool-side party call 962-1347. 401 Palmer Street, next to Pioneer Park in La Grande.<\/p>","post_name":"veterans-memorial-pool","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3329","lng":"-118.105","distance":"22.6","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/indoor-sports\/oregon-adventurecation\/veterans-memorial-pool\/","terms":"an Oregon Adventurecation<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6674","post_title":"Rough Fork Trail","post_content":"The trail provides access to hunting, fishing, camping, backpacking and a panoramic view of upper South Fork Walla Walla River drainage. The trail is open to hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers and motorcyclists. Users can expect heavy motorcycle use on weekends during the spring and summer season. After the first snow and during elk hunting season users can expect heavy horse traffic. This trail is not suitable for three or four-wheeled ATVs.","post_name":"rough-fork-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.8716","lng":"-117.96","distance":"22.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/cycling\/hiking\/rough-fork-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"7601","post_title":"Buck Mountain Buck Rim Trail","post_content":"This trail is open to foot and horse traffic only since it is located within the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness. The trail climbs briskly in the first 1.5 miles, about 1900'. The remaining 6.0 miles climbs only 300' in elevation, gradually making its way through a series of mountain meadows. A panoramic view can be seen from the top of Buck Mountain.","post_name":"buck-mountain-buck-rim-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7164","lng":"-118.186","distance":"22.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/hiking\/buck-mountain-buck-rim-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"672150","post_title":"Nine Mile Ridge Trail","post_content":"This trail is open to foot and horse traffic only since it is located within the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness. The first 2 miles of the trail are the most strenuous, climbing 1800 feet. On top of Nine Mile Ridge the trail levels out, occasionally dropping into saddles. This is a popular trail with horseback riders. Potable water and vault toilets are available at the Umatilla Forks day use are.
","post_name":"nine-mile-ridge-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.719","lng":"-118.185","distance":"22.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/hiking\/nine-mile-ridge-trail\/","terms":"a
Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6857","post_title":"North Fork Umatilla Trail","post_content":"This trail is open to foot and horse traffic only since it is located within the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness. Since horses are not allowed in the Umatilla Forks day use area, where the lower trailhead is located, horse users are required to use the Lick Creek trailhead to access the North Fork Trail. From the lower trailhead the trail follows the North Fork Umatilla River. The lower trail gains 450' in the first 4 miles. This is the easiest part of the trail and is popular with anglers, backpackers, day hikers and horseback riders. The upper and more difficult portion of the trail climbs 2000' in 5.8 miles along a south facing slope with sparse timber. This section of trail offers the least encounters with other recreationist, as well as unobstructed views of the North Fork Umatilla River drainage. Potable water and vault toilets are available as the lower trailhead. We encourage all horse traffic to access this trail by using the Lick Creek trailhead and then cutting over on a spur trail to the North Fork trail.
","post_name":"north-fork-umatilla-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7266","lng":"-118.186","distance":"23.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/hiking\/north-fork-umatilla-trail\/","terms":"a
Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6394","post_title":"Umatilla Forks Campground","post_content":"Situated between the South Fork and the North Fork of the Umatilla River, this campground offers many more activities than just camping. Fishing and hiking in the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness are popular from early spring to late fall. 15 campsites are available. Trail Park Permits are required at several area trailheads.","post_name":"umatilla-forks-campground","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7261","lng":"-118.189","distance":"23.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/camping-recreation\/fishing\/hiking\/umatilla-forks-campground\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6562","post_title":"South Fork Umatilla Trail","post_content":"The trail is open to hiker, horseback, and mountain bikers. The trail provides access to hunting and camping, some opportunity for fishing. Numerous river crossings act as barriers to hiker and bikers during high water period. The river crossings make the trail hard to locate in several spots. The trail is not maintained past the major elk camp at 2.2 miles in.

","post_name":"south-fork-umatilla-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.6876","lng":"-118.207","distance":"23.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/cycling\/hiking\/south-fork-umatilla-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"637","post_title":"Birnie Park","post_content":"

On the corner of the old Oregon Trail (B avenue) and Gekeler in La Grande, this beautiful city park is sponsored by the Lions Club and includes an abstract pioneer memorial and a life size wrought iron pioneer play wagon. This was a camping and staging area for the Oregon Trail emigrants who had to combine teams to ascend the steep valley walls.<\/p>","post_name":"birnie-park","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.3135","lng":"-118.098","distance":"23.4","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/oregon-adventurecation\/birnie-park\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"7036","post_title":"Lick Creek Trail","post_content":"This trail is open to foot and horse traffic only since it is located within the North Fork Umatilla Wilderness. From the lower trailhead, follow the river, which is adjacent to the road for about 100 yards, then cross the road and start up Lick Creek Trail. The trail climbs 2050 feet in 4 miles, passing through stands of timber and open areas hosting native grasses. The trail receives light use; encounters with other recreationists are rare.
From the trail one can access Grouse Mountain which offers dispersed camping. Parking is available at either trailhead. There is a horse unloading ramp at the lower trailhead.","post_name":"lick-creek-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7387","lng":"-118.193","distance":"24.1","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/hiking\/lick-creek-trail\/","terms":"a
Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"7638","post_title":"Bobsled Ridge Trail","post_content":"The trail is open to hiker, horseback, mountain bike, motorcycle, and all types of vehicles except 4-wheel ATVs. User can expect heavier use during hunting season. Motorcycle and mountain bike riders may find the route most difficult to travel. The river crossing at the beginning may be a barrier to all users during period of high water.","post_name":"bobsled-ridge-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.7299","lng":"-118.201","distance":"24.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/cycling\/hiking\/bobsled-ridge-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6327","post_title":"Whitman Route Overlook Trail","post_content":"Users will be introduced to an interpretive display on the Marcus and Narcissa Whitman route to their future mission located near Walla Walla, Washington. The overlook offers a panoramic view into Meacham Creek Canyon. This interpretive site is handicapped accessible with a toilet facility. The site is nice for picnicking.

","post_name":"whitman-route-overlook-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.4698","lng":"-118.236","distance":"24.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/hiking\/whitman-route-overlook-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"665539","post_title":"Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area","post_content":"

The Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife has developed a 3,208 acre viewing and preservation area for birds and animals. Resident and migrating wildlife of all sizes and types can be seen in the marshlands. New nature trail and auto tour on Peach Road, one mile off OR Hwy. 203. Viewpoint follow Foothill Road south from La Grande, or exit #268 off I-84, SE of La Grande. Parking permit required ($7), available at ODFW office.<\/p>","post_name":"ladd-marsh-wildlife-area","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.255","lng":"-118.036","distance":"25.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/oregon-adventurecation\/ladd-marsh-wildlife-area\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6563","post_title":"South Fork Walla Walla Trail","post_content":"The trail provides access to hunting, fishing and camping and backpacking. The trail is open to hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers and motorcyclists. Users can expect heavy motorcycle use on weekends during the spring and summer season. After the first snow and during elk hunting season users can expect heavy horse traffic.

This trail is not suitable for ATVs and are not recommended. Vehicles over 40\" are prohibited beyond the junction with Trail #3223.
","post_name":"south-fork-walla-walla-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.8252","lng":"-118.158","distance":"26.2","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/cycling\/hiking\/south-fork-walla-walla-trail\/","terms":"a
Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"9561","post_title":"Seyfried Ross J","post_content":"","post_name":"seyfried-ross-j","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.2924","lng":"-118.156","distance":"27.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/guides-charters-recreation\/hunting\/seyfried-ross-j\/","terms":"a Hunting Guide<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"664742","post_title":"Catherine Creek State Park","post_content":"

Situated on the tree-lined banks of Catherine Creek, this beautiful Oregon State Park is popular for picnicking, camping, hiking, and fishing. A trail allows hikers to climb through the forest for outstanding mountain-top views. Trailhead access to the Eagle Cap Wilderness is also nearby. 14 miles S.E. of Union on Highway 203, Medical Springs Highway.<\/p>","post_name":"catherine-creek-state-park-2","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.2092","lng":"-117.867","distance":"27.4","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/fishing\/oregon-adventurecation\/catherine-creek-state-park-2\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6470","post_title":"Table Springs Trail","post_content":"The trail provides access to hunting, fishing and camping and the middle section of the Walla Walla River drainage loop system. Several primitive trails leave this trail in the Table Springs camp area. The upper end of the trail provides great panoramic views of the Walla Walla River drainage. The trail is open to hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers and motorcyclists. Users can expect heavy motorcycle use on weekends during the summer season. After the first snow and during elk hunting season users can expect heavy horse traffic. ATV riders should be cautioned about going past Cub Saddle (North Fork Walla Walla Trail junction).","post_name":"table-springs-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.9219","lng":"-118.036","distance":"27.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/cycling\/hiking\/table-springs-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"9699","post_title":"Verns Ranch Guide Service","post_content":"","post_name":"verns-ranch-guide-service","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.2016","lng":"-117.869","distance":"27.9","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/guides-charters-recreation\/hunting\/verns-ranch-guide-service\/","terms":"a Hunting Guide<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"7323","post_title":"Elk Flat Trail","post_content":"This trail is maintained for foot and horse traffic since it lies within the Wenah-Tucannon Wilderness. From Elk Flat Trailhead, the trail drops drastically for 1 1\/2 miles to a flat which lasts 1\/2 mile, and then descends 3 miles gradually to the Wenaha Forks Area on the Wenaha River.

There is a large area available for parking at the trailhead with a spring fed small creek available for watering stock. The trail is heavily laden with mosquitoes at the trailhead and on past the flat section along the trail. Yet, access to the Wenaha River and to other fishing opportunities are available off this trail. Large area for camping opportunities at the Wenaha Forks area. Views of the South Fork of the Wenaha drainage are available on the lower sections of the trail.","post_name":"elk-flat-trail-2","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.9167","lng":"-117.77","distance":"28.3","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/hiking\/elk-flat-trail-2\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"6850","post_title":"North Fork Walla Walla Trail","post_content":"The trail provides access to hunting, fishing and camping areas, as well as designated old-growth timber areas in the Walla Walla River drainage. It is open to hiker, horseback, mountain bike and motorcycle traffic. A primitive road is located near the end of the trail which leads to private land with locked gates. Public access is not maintained, Users can expect moderate motorcycle use on weekends during the summer season and heavy horse traffic during hunting season in the fall.","post_name":"north-fork-walla-walla-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.9414","lng":"-118.002","distance":"28.5","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/cycling\/hiking\/north-fork-walla-walla-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"},{"ID":"7126","post_title":"Indian Ridge Trail","post_content":"Trail is open to hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bikers. Be aware that the north side of the trail is the Mill Creek Watershed. Entry into the Watershed is strictly prohibited. The trail offers a panoramic view of the Mill Creek Watershed and follows closely Forest Service Road #65 with several spur trails leading to the road. Users can expect moderate use during hunting season.","post_name":"indian-ridge-trail","post_type":"resource","slug":"recreation","name":"Recreation","lat":"45.9458","lng":"-118","distance":"28.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/recreation\/cycling\/hiking\/indian-ridge-trail\/","terms":"a Hiking<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Recreation<\/a>)"}]},"success":true,"html":""}