The National Park Service reports more than 1.3 million people visited national parks in Oregon to spend more than $138 million in the state in 2016. That spending resulted in 1,640 jobs and contributed more than $186 million to the state economy.
In the early 1900s, the Oregon Trunk Railroad and the Deschutes Railroad both had the bright idea of building a railway line along the Deschutes River from the Columbia Gorge to Bend. The race was then on and construction began on both sides of the river.
Howdy everyone! I hope you have been getting out on our recent run of rain-free days and doing something outdoorsy and fun.
No matter what website, search engine or social media app you use when you search for “Best Hikes in Oregon,” Tamolitch Pool is certain to be on there.
OAKLAND — In 1987, Stacy Allison and a group of her fellow mountain climbers had a tough choice to make. They were ascending the tallest mountain in the world, and some very dark clouds were rapidly moving toward them.