With mountain ranges, national forests, rocky coasts and high desert, Oregon offers all kinds of wilderness for hiking. For overnight camping, day hiking, walking or multi-day backpacking, we have hundreds of hikes to get you out in the great Oregon outdoors.
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an Oregon StoryA “Wild” Time in Oregon
This Portland author’s book, which tells the moving story of her 1,100-mile solo journey through the mountains of the Pacific Northwest and through her own grief, won the hearts of readers across the nation. Those fans now eagerly await the movie,…Continue reading this story…
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At the opening of the book Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Cheryl Strayed writes, The Pacific Crest Trail wasn’t a world to me then. It was an idea, vague and outlandish, full of promise and mystery. Luckily you…Continue reading this story…
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Thanks for the question! There are some very easy-to-follow routes for waterfall lovers. I recommend you either order a free copy of the Oregon Scenic Byways magazine or view it online as it really outlines the routes with beautiful pictures. As far as the time of year, there will be more water at other times of the year (winter, spring) however in August there is still more than plenty of w…