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Clyde Holliday State Park

59500 U.S. 26 Mt. Vernon, OR 97865

Think of Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site as an oasis. Its tall, willowy cottonwood trees provide shade and…

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Road Trip: Fossil and Condon

written by Eileen Garvin on September 29th, 2014

Sunshine looksdifferent on the hills of Eastern Oregon. It tucks away on the curves of the John Day River and in the…

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Family Weekend at the John Day Fossil Beds

written by Natalie Bennon on September 10th, 2014

It is 10 o’clock at night. I am standing outside in the dark, holding a three-year-old. It’s way past his bedtime.…

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1188 Brewing Comany

141 E. Main Street John Day, OR 97845

In the heart of John Day River Territory and very near the Painted Hills – one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon –…

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Accessible Trails

written by Eileen Garvin on March 12th, 2014

Oregon’s natural beauty is here for everyone. Our rushing waterfalls, verdant hiking trails and scenic viewpoints…

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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…
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