Archive for March, 2013

  1. Clatsop Loop

    Posted by Outdoor Project Contributor Susan Hollingsworth / March 7, 2013

    Starting at Indian Beach, the Clatsop Loop trail is just enough off the main path that it’s spectacular ocean views off Tillamook Head and deep forest scenery don’t get seen by the bigger coastal crowds.  Lewis and Clark documented the region as the southernmost destination in their journey along the Columbia River.  In search of whale blubber, they stood on the cliff walls gazing out into the same vast ocean.  Clark

  2. Tillamook Head Hike

    Posted by Outdoor Project Contributor Halvor Tweto / March 7, 2013

    The Tillamook Head Trail is a fantastic choice for those interested in a generous sample of what makes the Northern Oregon Coast such a unique destination.  The trail runs between the town of Seaside and Ecola State Park just north of Cannon Beach, so you have the opportunity to hike one way once you’ve set a shuttle.  This report is written for the there-and-back hike starting at Indian Beach.  Completing the trail as a there-and-back trip does take some time and energy, especially as the elevation gain will be doubled on the return.  On the other hand, the scenery is incredible and worth

  3. Boardman State Scenic Corridor brings out best along southern Oregon coast

    Posted by OCVA / March 5, 2013

    On Oregon’s spectacular south coast, between Gold Beach and Brookings just north of the California border, U.S. 101 follows one of the most beautiful highway-accessible coastlines in North America, perhaps even the world. OK, it can’t match the scenery of the hill towns and quaint harbors of Italy’s Amalfi coast or France’s Cote d’Azur. But the raw beauty of the southern Oregon coast ranks it…

  4. “Let’s Go Camping!” at Oregon State Parks

    Posted by OCVA / March 4, 2013

    The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department proudly presents “Let’s Go Camping”, a fun-filled, weekend, overnight camping excursion for novice camping families. We provide tents, sleeping bags and mattress pads for families that do not have their own to use for the campout. Let’s Go Camping has scheduled 16 weekend camping events around the state. Seven events are on the Oregon coast. There are ranger led interpretive activities…