Attractions: Parks & Gardens

Normally the high-pitched, blood curdling screams of little girls would lead to the scrambling of parents in search of their children.

City: Turner

Everyone has done it. Passed many roadside attractions doing 65 miles per hour not even noticing the enchanting place to stop and explore.

City: McMinnville
Region: Yamhill Valley

Your journey through the Umpqua River Basin starts with 10 waterfalls with a variety of picnic areas and hikes. There's something here for all skills and abilities.

Region: Southern Oregon

Rusk Ranch Nature Center is a nonprofit organization in Cave Junction, Oregon with a mission to promote the wellbeing of the residents of our community and conserve nature. 

Region: Southern Oregon

The Out N' About Treehouse's located near Cave Junction, offer more than a step up from traditional camping with their four star Treesort lodging as well as onsite activities such as horseback riding, zip line rides, art classes and full service spa.

Region: Southern Oregon

 The Steel Visitor Center is at the Crater Lake National Park headquarters and offers a 18-minute film, free advice about how best to enjoy Crater Lake, and has a post office. 

Region: Southern Oregon

Few places on earth command overwhelming awe from observers, but Crater Lake, in south central Oregon, certainly does. Even in a region of volcanic wonders, Crater Lake can only be described in superlatives. Stories of the deep blue lake can never prepare visitors for their first breathtaking look from the brink of this 6 mile wide caldera which was created by the eruption and collapse of Mt. Mazama almost 7,000 years ago.

Region: Southern Oregon
Sitting in a grove of trees, overlooking a creek, listening to the birds, bugs and other wildlife, it’s hard to believe this place was slated to be a prison.

There are some state parks where you stop, get out of the car, maybe use the public restroom, walk around a bit to stretch your legs and the leave within 20 minutes.

City: Astoria
Region: Northern Coast

Waterfalls, shopping and tours, oh my! Oregon's Southern Coast offers a wide variety of activities for everyone.


Region: Southern Coast