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Oregon Virtual Backgrounds for Your Next Video Call

April 14, 2020 (Updated November 2, 2021)

Work from home doesn’t have to be boring. Enhance your next video call on Zoom, Skype or another platform with virtual backgrounds featuring some of Oregon’s most scenic landscapes. Pretend like you’re calling from a mossy forest or a coastline at sunset. You might even fool some sleepy-eyed coworkers.

If you can’t actually be on a snow-capped mountain top or sipping pinot in wine country right now, these free virtual backgrounds will at least help you get into the spirit.

Illustration of colorful tents encircling a campfire at night.

Outdoor Getaways

Oregon’s diverse landscapes and climates provide a nearly endless possibilities to connect with nature and find adventure.

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Indigenous people riding horses with magical animals running alongside them.

Celebrate Indigenous Oregon

Indigenous peoples have lived on this land since time immemorial. Proud ancestors of those first people make up nine federally recognized Tribes of Oregon.

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Illustration of brightly colored and fantastical kites.

Family Fun For All

Sometimes when you are road tripping with the family, the best moments come when you discover something unexpected along the way — and this is especially true here in Oregon.

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Illustration of bridge over a creek in Lithia Park with autumn leaves in background.

Fall Into Oregon

Fall just might be the best time to take a road trip in Oregon. The summertime crowds have gone, the weather is blissful and many towns host all sorts of shoulder-season events to keep visitors busy.

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Illustration of a park ranger and hiker gazing at Mount Hood and clouds.

Winter Across Oregon

Oregon’s diverse climates and landscapes mean that wintertime looks completely different, depending on where you go. Whether you’re hunting for champagne powder in the Wallowas or truffle hunting and puddle jumping in the Willamette Valley, winter in Oregon brings a diversity of adventures.

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Illustration of aerial view of Portland skyline with river and bridge in foreground.

Portland Skyline

Portland has world-renowned chefs and hundreds of food carts; art in theaters and outside on the street; the world’s largest independent bookstore and highest concentration of craft breweries; a huge urban forest; and a bridge reserved for bicyclists.

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People and children enjoying food from colorful food carts.

Taste Oregon

Food carts thrive today thanks to the easy access to authentic, affordable, globally inspired restaurant-quality food — along with the fun, social, open-air atmospheres.

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People shopping at colorful farmers market.

Farmers Markets

Oregon farmers are ready to greet you with the fruits — and vegetables — of their labor at one of the many farmers markets around the state.

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Illustration of a person at a rodeo riding a bucking horse.

Oregon History-Makers

Oregon’s motto is famously “She flies with her own wings,” and Oregonians embody this spirit every day.

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Illustration of actors center stage at night with Elizabethan Theater in background.

Enchanting Oregon Theaters

Throughout the year, Oregon’s theaters and performance venues provide a steady setlist of internationally acclaimed live theater, music and dance.

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Portland Japanese Garden, Portland Region

Enjoy a peaceful moment at the Portland Japanese Garden in Washington Park. Though closed right now, the garden shines year round with various trees and plants that change colors seasonally.

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Illustration of two people enjoying wine in a vineyard.

Oregon Wine Country

Oregon wine country has come a long way since its humble beginnings when a few rogue dreamers planted vines in the Willamette Valley. The state’s wine scene has blossomed to more than 600 wineries in 18 distinct growing areas and is the third-largest wine-grape-producing state in the nation.

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Secret Beach, Oregon Coast

The Southern Oregon Coast is known for secluded coves and lesser-known trails. A prime example of this is Secret Beach, located in the Samuel H. Boardman Scenic Corridor, part of the Oregon State Parks system which is currently closed.

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Umpqua River, Southern Oregon

Running from a national forest to the Pacific Ocean, the Umpqua River is a gem of Southern Oregon. When recreation sites reopen, take the Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway along a highway of waterfalls and historic sites.

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Salt Creek Falls, Willamette Valley

Cascading 286 feet, Salt Creek Falls is Oregon’s second highest single drop waterfall. Though currently closed to the public, the falls is a must-see for Oregonians and visitors alike. It’s just a stone’s throw from mountain bike destination Oakridge.

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Deschutes River, Central Oregon

Imagine yourself casting a line in the Lower Deschutes near Maupin. Come spring the famed salmonfly hatch draws anglers, but nearly year round this part of the Deschutes is loved for fishing and whiteriver rafting, among other activities.

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Painted Hills, Eastern Oregon

One of three units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, which is currently closed, the Painted Hills appear like a Mars landscape more than of Earth. Millions of years of history are revealed in layers of colorful soil.

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Parkdale, Mt. Hood & the Gorge

Situated on the eastern slopes of Mt. Hood in the Hood River Valley, Solera Brewery is one of many outstanding breweries in the Gorge. Pretend to enjoy a glass a craft beer, or better yet actually order some to go.

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