trip reports

Central Oregon

September 1, 2014

Jefferson Park

Jefferson Park is a remarkable subalpine meadow and lake-filled basin at the base of Mount Jefferson. The Whitewater Trail provides one of the shortest and easiest routes to this premier area.

May 31, 2014

Little North Santiam River

This hike is along the same river as the Opal Creek trail – the Little North Santiam River – but without the mining or sawmill relics or crowds.

September 6, 2010

The Lodge at Detroit Lake

The Lodge at Detroit Lake is a great place to stay and explore the Mount Jefferson, Opal Creek, Bull of the Woods or Three Fingered Jack areas.

September 4, 2010

Jefferson Park & Mount Jefferson

Our destination: Jefferson Park, a lake and wildflower filled basin at about 6,000 ft elevation at the base of Mount Jefferson.

July 13, 2008

Three Sisters Wilderness

On a trip to Sisters, Oregon, we drove through Bend and over into the Three Sisters Wilderness and Mount Bachelor area to see the Central Cascades.

July 12, 2008

Koosah Falls, McKenzie River, Sahalie Falls, Clear Lake

We were on a long drive from Eugene to Sisters and stopped along the way to view waterfalls along the McKenzie River.

July 12, 2008

Proxy Falls

A loop hike goes to both Upper and Lower Proxy Falls and cuts through a large lava field.

May 6, 2007

Silver Falls State Park

Our first hike in Oregon, we went on the 10 waterfalls hike at Silver Falls State Park, but we shortened it a bit and hiked for about 5 miles.