Grant’s Getaways: My Favorite Oregon Winter Adventures
As we wind down another year of exploring Oregon’s great outdoors, I look back on a few of my favorite Oregon winter adventures. As I look back on these adventures, I continue to be amazed by how can one place offer such variety of wonderful places and exciting outdoor activities.
Tell us what you think. Did we miss any of your favorite adventures?
- Kayaking on the Nestucca Bay Wildlife Refuge in Tillamook County and watching for osprey, deer, elk, beavers, river otters and more.
- Hiking to waterfalls and walking on a a 240-foot long cable suspension bridge at the Drift Creek Tail on Siuslaw National Forest.
- Watching the spectacle that is the gathering of Bald Eagles at the Klamath Wildlife Refuge.
- Feed hundreds of elk at Oregon’s Elkhorn Wildlife Area
Have a wonderful holiday and don’t forget to get out there and explore Oregon!
about author 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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