Toketee Falls

Hiker: Joshua Shannon Favorite Oregon Hike: Anywhere in the Gorge, Toketee Falls in Umpqua Forest Hiking Tips: Water, proper shoes and a camera.


Estacada Lake

Hiker: Michelle Wonderling Favorite Oregon Hike: Estacada Lake near Milo McIver State Park


Eagle Creek Trail

Hiker: Douglas Keder  Favorite Oregon Hike: Eagle Creek Trail Hiking Tips: It can get hot in the summer, so go early in the day. Social: @dougkeder


Mt. Hood’s Elk Cove

Hiker: Wesley Chancellor Favorite Oregon Hike: Mt. Hood’s Elk Cove Hiking Tips: Mt. Hood’s Elk Cove is a wildflower wonderland if visited at the right time — usually late July, early August. Barret spur is a short 2.5 mile hike from elk cove. It is however a serious butt burner. At just about 1100 feet elevation gain per mile. Trekking poles are a big help on the way down. Or make a quick decent jump on one of the glaciers and glissade down! Social: @wesleycphoto


Butte Creek Falls

Hiker: Shawn Forsythe Favorite Oregon Hike: Butte Creek Falls Hiking Tips: Walking stick, camera, water, snack, wear layers


Ice Lake

Hiker: June Starkey Favorite Oregon Hike: Ice Lake in Joseph, Oregon Hiking Tips: Trekking poles, food provisions and strength


Cool Campers

Camping doesn’t have to mean pitching a tent and hoping for the best weather. These Oregon-made trailers and adventure mobiles make camping an experience that combines vintage American charm with modern conveniences. 


Secret Oregon Swimming Holes

Oregonians have a pretty friendly reputation, but when it comes to their swimming spots, they can get protective of hidden oases, and rightfully so.

eric guth, john day river

Paddling Paradise

Here are some of our picks for a few of the most diverse places to paddle in Oregon.


Athlete Profile: Max King

You’ve been referred to as a “Jack of all trades” in the running world, competing in mountain, trail, marathon and track events. What inspires you to do all these different competitions?