Meet Grant McOmie. Grant lived in Oregon for a long time before he realized he hadn’t seen enough of it. So he asked his fellow Oregonians for recommendations on where to go and what to see. He liked where he went and what he saw so much he decided to share what he found. We liked how he shared what he saw, so we asked him if we could share what he found here.
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About Grant McOmie
Grant McOmie is a Pacific Northwest broadcast journalist, teacher and author who writes and produces stories and special programs about the people, places, outdoor activities and environmental issues of the Pacific Northwest. A fifth generation Oregon native, Grant’s roots run deepest in the central Oregon region near Prineville and Redmond where his family continues to live.
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Dig for fossils in the John Day Basin, fight a steelhead on the Deschutes River, or test your lava-tube spelunking skills at the Newberry Volcanic National Monument. These family friendly activities include hints on the best time of year to go and what to know before you head out.