In Oregon, spring can be rather explosive. After a long winter, the flowers, grasses and shrubs blossom with unrestrained enthusiasm. Wildflowers and manicured ornamentals alike provide a display of color and texture around the state.

about author Eileen Garvin

Eileen Garvin is the editor of Travel Oregon’s Seasonal Features, enewsletters and annual visitor guide. When she’s not cooking up trip ideas, Oregon Dreamer profiles and outdoor adventures to write about, she’s out exploring Oregon.

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  1. Tom Llewellyn says…

    Having participated in securing the designation of the Umpqua River Scenic Byway, I have become very aware of the beauty of Oregon. Any way that I can promote Oregon I want to do.

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    Beautiful pictures!!

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  3. carey says…

    My kids are finally at ages where we can enjoy hiking again! I can’t wait to explore Oregon this summer! Hiking, camping, picnics with beautiful scenery.

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