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.
Waterfalls, shopping and tours, oh my! Oregon's Southern Coast offers a wide variety of activities for everyone.
A few headlands over from the Sea Lion Caves lies one of Oregon’s most photographed lighthouses, the Heceta Head Lighthouse.
On September 13, 1888, after traveling two months along the spine of the Cascade Range, Judge John B.
Mary Louisa Black planted this shagbark hickory near her home in 1866 from nuts she carried from Missouri on the Oregon Trail in 1865.
On March 22, 1862, the day of his son Emil's birth, Peter Britt planted this Giant Sequoia by his home.
This tree was given to Douglas County by Binger Hermann. Hermann served in the U.S. Congress from 1885 until 1897, and again from 1903 until 1907.
This tree is notable for its size, age and that it is not native to Oregon. Its location was a probable Indian camping and fishing ground where migrating salmon were abundant and accessible.
Folk belief is that this tree was planted in 1847 by Eugene Skinner, co-founder of the City of Eugene in 1853. The tree is within the boundaries of Skinner's 1850 Donation Land Claim.