Scenic Landscapes & Nature

Oregon's natural wonders are around every turn. Drive the scenic byways of the Oregon Coast or the Cascade Mountains. Hike or bike the trails to waterfalls. Grab your camera to capture spring wildflowers, colorful fall foliage or wildlife. 

  • Hike through groves of 500-year-old trees
  • Row over a petrified forest visible beneath 100 feet of water
  • Swim in one of the world's clearest lakes
  • Gaze across 1,500-year-old lava flows
  • Ride a dune buggy on North America's most expansive coastal sand dunes
  • Descend into America's largest sea cave, home to many bellowing sea lions
  • Dive Oregon's first official dive park off Florence's North Jetty
  • Take in the view from Cape Perpetua
  • Venture into the wilderness with an experienced guide


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Scenic Stories

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  • How to Explore Oregon's Tide Pools

    Coastal marine life provides fascinating sightseeing and photography opportunities! Here is how to… Read More

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  • Guide to Local Trees & Forest Bathing

    Oregon is known for its lumber industry, wood products and preserved and protected old growth forests… Read More

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  • Beachcombing on the Oregon Coast

    Oregon's beaches are especially perfect for long sandy strolls because there are miles of pristine… Read More

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  • Best Eugene Gift Baskets

    Create an impressive gift basket for a holiday or for a special event like a graduation, anniversary… Read More

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  • Splashy Spring Waterfalls

    Snowmelt and springtime showers swell rivers and reservoirs, making this the best season for dramatic… Read More

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  • A Room with a View

    Connect with the beauty of Oregon by checking into a hotel room with stunning views. One of the best… Read More

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  • Oakridge in Spring

    As the snow starts to melt in the Cascades, springtime in Oakridge is invigorating with its lush… Read More

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  • Guide to the Oregon Coast in Any Weather

    The Oregon Coast is beautiful in all weather. Hike seaside cliff trails with far-reaching views on sunny… Read More

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  • Top Oregon Coast Scenic Viewpoints

    Watching the Oregon Coast's weather roll in and out over the beautiful Pacific Ocean is a dance of… Read More