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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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Eastern Oregon’s Winter Secrets

written by Emily Forsha on December 2nd, 2013

Want to win an Oregon Wintercation of your very own? Enter to win an Eastern Oregon getaway that includesfishing the…

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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. …
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