Attractions: Museums/History

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

A few headlands over from the Sea Lion Caves lies one of Oregon’s most photographed lighthouses, the Heceta Head Lighthouse.

City: Florence
Region: Central Coast

On September 13, 1888, after traveling two months along the spine of the Cascade Range, Judge John B.

Region: Southern Oregon

Mary Louisa Black planted this shagbark hickory near her home in 1866 from nuts she carried from Missouri on the Oregon Trail in 1865.

Region: Southern Oregon

On March 22, 1862, the day of his son Emil's birth, Peter Britt planted this Giant Sequoia by his home.

City: Jacksonville
Region: Southern Oregon

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.

City: Roseburg
Region: Southern Oregon

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.

City: Sutherlin

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.

City: Eugene

This pear tree is one of the oldest and largest in Oregon. It is the lone survivor of an orchard planted by the Munkre family, later known as Hager's Grove.

City: Salem