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|Temperatures are dropping, and the moisture is upon us. In the Cascades, this means fluffy, white snow and exhilarating Oregon skiing and snowboarding. Hurrah! |
In Eugene and on the Oregon Coast, this means rainy day hikes and warm, cozy getaways. Ahhh...
|Several great Sno-Parks offer easy access to snow play. Go sledding and tubing at Salt Creek Falls on a family-friendly maintained snow-hill. Or traipse around Gold Lake on snow shoes. |
Hoodoo Ski Area includes a five-acre Hoodoo Autobahn with one of the largest tube hills in the Northwest.
Call the Adventure Center for a snow report at 541.484.5307.
|On the Oregon Coast this is the peak season for winter whale watching, as spouting mammoth gray whales embark on their southern migration. |
Nature hobbyists and storm chasers also relish winter storm watching, with its huge thundering waves and dramatic skies. The Oregon Coast is known for its gusty winds and rolling fog banks.
We also reccommend observing these natural wonders from a cozy indoor window seat! The Surfside Restaurant & Lounge at Driftwood Shores in Florence Oregon is a prime oceanfront location with hot drinks and great Northwest cuisine.