Every time another storm comes through the Columbia River
Gorge and into the Mt Hood National Forest we say, "This has got to
be the last one". And then comes another. Seems like
Winter and Spring are playing a bit of tug-a-war and we are hoping
winter holds on a bit longer.
The ski resort on Oregon's tallest peak, Mt Hood, have received about 15 inches of new snow in the last 24 hours. All this is making for some awesome spring conditions on Mt Hood and in the Mt Hood National Forest....
Bike the Columbia River Gorge, the Mt. Hood Scenic Byway, the Willamette Valley and have a comfy bed and and hearty breakfast at an bed and breakfast along the way. A Bed and Breakfast offers so much more than a hotel. Oregon innkeepers know the best back roads, the best places to eat, the scenic attactions you won't want to miss. You determine how far you want to go in one day. The whole adventure is about 200 miles and you'll discover why those arriving in Oregon on the Oregon Trail called...Read More
March brings the beginning of the southward movement of many migratory land birds through Oregon and as an avid birder I wanted to share the many birding opportunities that can be found in throughout our state. The Oregon Cascade Birding Trail (OCBT) is a self-guided auto tour highlighting nearly 200 prime birding destinations designed to showcase the region's birds and spectacular scenery. This blog will focus on the Mt Hood Loop of the Oregon Cascade Birding Trail. Let's get settled...Read More
Oregon has it's 150th birthday on February 14 and what better
way to celebrate than to attend one of the many events during the
day and relax with a stay at an approved and
inspected inn of the Oregon Bed and
Breakfast Guild for a couple of nights?
On February 14, 1859, Oregon was officially admitted into the Union. The Discovery Center will be commemorating the event with a Free Admission Day. Opened from 10am to 4pm, admission to the Discovery Center and the Wasco County Museum will be...