Travel Blogs from Oakridge
Had a great time touring and hiking in the three parks. Probably the most impressive single thing of all the unique features of these three parks was Crater Lake itself - a huge deep blue lake in the middle of the crater of a huge volcano. Overall, Lassen was probably the most impressive park with its high mountains and volcanic features of …
... around this cover in a u shape as the sandy cove cut into the coastline. The cove was surrounded by rock piles, rocky outcrops, coastal pine trees and sporadic cliffs. There was also a bridge on the eastern edge of the cove that had a small river/creek running out of it towards the ocean. It was odd because the water just carved its own way towards the ocean thru the long stretches of sand. And depending on whether the tide ...
... on the McKenzie River. I think we figured it out that we were related through Jared’s great grandmother’s uncle who moved out to Oregon long ago as a logger. There is a large group of Koozers that live in close proximity to each other, so that stretch of road along the McKenzie Hwy has been dubbed “Koozerville.” Jared’s parents traveled out here years ago with his grandparents and uncle to visit and returned a few years ago. So ...
... TV, thanks to
the generosity of the owners. I guess I'll spend a few more nights
I have to admit, I am getting a little travel-weary by now (Logan can believe that!),
and I just checked weather.com and see that tucson has some chances of rain over the next week, the only saving grace about summer in the desert. Hope all is well wherever you are!
... in CA with an inappropriately large and windy tent, I
am in hog-heaven in this trailer (there are pigs on the property too).
I have running water, a toilet, and electricity, so am staying here 3
nights and enjoying this part of OR in the Cascades.
Will leave for the Brinnon WA bunkhouse tomorrow. Yesterday I paddled a 10 mile stretch of
the middle fork of the Willamette, mainly class 2 rapids and fast-moving
water (see picture). ...