Friends of the Umpqua Hiking Club is planning a hike to Takelma Gorge in the Union Creek area along the Rogue River for Oct. 22. The moderate to strenuous out-and-back hike is estimated at 9 miles, though there will be different options as well. The drive is about two hours to the trailhead …
Ten years ago this month, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials purposely poisoned Diamond Lake. They weren’t acting out of pure evil, however, but as a way to eradicate the invasive species that had been destroying the lake’s ecosystem, the tui chub fish.
Oregon State Police are asking the public to help identify the party responsible for the unlawful killing of a bull elk in southern Douglas County, according to OSP press release.
As part of the Every Kid in a Park program, all fourth grade students, and up to three accompanying adults, can visit more than 2,000 federally managed public lands and waters across the U.S., including Crater Lake National Park, free of charge for a full calendar year starting Sept 1.
CRATER LAKE— Hikers, runners and bicyclists of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to tour Crater Lake National Park on two vehicle-free days this month.