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Chasing Waterfalls

Whether we have an early spring or a long, brutal winter ahead, these waterfalls are year-round gems.

Oregon Outback

Adventure on the Oregon Outback Bike Trail

The Oregon Outback Bike Trail: An epic 364-mile bike trip written by Beau Eastes | photos by Nate Wyeth Somewhere between the Marty Robbins cover band in Sprague River and beers with the lawnmower patrol in Antelope, we realized the Oregon Outback bikepacking trip was something special. In early June, three buddies and I took off from Klamath Falls in an attempt to tackle the Oregon Outback, a multiday bikepacking trail that traverses the state. Despite not one of us having any bikepacking (camping by bike) experience whatsoever, the plan was for us to ride north almost entirely on gravel and old forest roads for 364 miles, ending where the Deschutes River flows into the Columbia River, about 15 miles east of The Dalles. We figured it’d be a cross between Lewis and Clark and Easy Rider, but on bicycles, and with fewer drugs. Six days, four river crossings and 14,000…

Baker City Oregon Trip Planner

Oregon Travel: Baker City

Baker City, Oregon is an historic, charming downtown straight out of an old Western. Add good local beer, friendly people and stunning scenery.

When in Rome (Oregon)

Why is a remote town in the high desert named after the capital city of the ancient world’s most powerful empire? Well, the glory of this Rome does not come from the creations of man, but rather formations of the earth.

The Oregon Eclipse: Once-in-a-Lifetime Shots

August 21 was a Central Oregon photographer’s dream— the total solar eclipse would pass over our area of the state, and this was my chance to join friends and get some amazing shots. I never could have predicted I would encounter a wildfire while pursuing the perfect shot.

Oregon Postcard: Melissa Whitney

This photo was taken somewhere between Troy and Flora, Oregon this past October on a road trip with my friend Paul.

Eugene in the Fall

Looking for fall splendor when the leaves start to change? Plan your trip to Eugene.

Things to do in Oregon

The eclipse isn’t the only exciting thing happening this month. Here’s our picks of fun and inspiring events from around the state.