Elijah Davidson followed his dog Bruno into the cave, leaving his rifle near the entrance, with just six matches in his pocket.
The Friends of the Umpqua Hiking Club plans to hike to Sacchi Beach Oct. 7. The moderate 6-mile beach walk from the Seven Devils picnic area near Bandon to Sacchi Beach below Arago Peak will feature scenic views of Fivemile Point and the Oregon coast south of Cape Arago. Hikers will get a ch…
Raging fires, poor air quality and closed roads meant fewer hiking options along the North Umpqua, but the conditions provided a great opportunity to visit South County.
We drove past the covered wagons and the signs about the historic figures that stayed at Farewell Bend before us as we got back on the road to head home.
It is surprising how many residents of southwestern Oregon have never heard of the Wallowa Mountains or heard of their moniker, “Alps of Oregon,” and among those who do know about them, some even have difficulty pronouncing the name correctly (Wah-LAO-wahs).
On Nov. 18, 1930, Chief Ranger William C. Godfrey lost his life in a snowstorm in the southern section of Crater Lake National Park.
To ensure public access to 211 acres of forestland along a wild and scenic section of the North Umpqua River, the Roseburg District of the Bureau of Land Management, with the help of Western Rivers Conservancy, acquired Swiftwater Park from Douglas County in April.
With the sun beaming above us and the Little River flowing beside us, we drove until the pavement turned to gravel and then kept going for another seven miles until we came to the Lake in the Woods.
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.