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Today’s feature: @shaylielrod
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Today’s location: Summers and Rooster Rock are like peas and carrots; they just go together. Three miles of river access brings out the crowds (sorry, no dogs on the beach). The river swimming serves visitors who want a natural experience. It’s even more natural the farther east you go at Rooster Rock (where you’ll find one of Oregon’s two designated clothing optional beaches). By design, the clothing optional beach area is completely separate and not visible from the clothing-required area of the large park. (text from oregonstateparks.org)
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Today’s feature: @shaylielrod
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Today’s location: Summers and Rooster Rock are like peas and carrots; they just go together. Three miles of river access brings out the crowds (sorry, no dogs on the beach). The river swimming serves visitors who want a natural experience. It’s even more natural the farther east you go at Rooster Rock (where you’ll find one of Oregon’s two designated clothing optional beaches). By design, the clothing optional beach area is completely separate and not visible from the clothing-required area of the large park. (text from oregonstateparks.org)
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#RoosterRock #ColumbiaRiverGorge #Oregon
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Today’s feature: @angela_pnw

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Today’s location: The 90 acre Oregon Lavender Farm enjoys a beautiful view of Mt. Hood in a district rich in the history of the Oregon Trail.

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#MtHood #OregonLavenderFarm #OregonCity #Oregon

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 (at The Oregon Lavender Farm ~ Oregon City)

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Today’s feature: @angela_pnw

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Today’s location: The 90 acre Oregon Lavender Farm enjoys a beautiful view of Mt. Hood in a district rich in the history of the Oregon Trail.

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#MtHood #OregonLavenderFarm #OregonCity #Oregon

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(at The Oregon Lavender Farm ~ Oregon City)

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Today’s feature: @sassmo
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Today’s location: The Clackamas provides hydroelectric power and drinking water for some of the Portland metropolitan area, and supports runs of Coho salmon, spring and fall Chinook salmon, and summer and winter steelhead. The river’s old-growth forests, its habitat for several species of birds, its healthy fish runs, and the recreational opportunities that it provides—such as fishing and whitewater rafting—led to the designation of more than half of the length of the river into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. 
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Today’s feature: @sassmo
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Today’s location: The Clackamas provides hydroelectric power and drinking water for some of the Portland metropolitan area, and supports runs of Coho salmon, spring and fall Chinook salmon, and summer and winter steelhead. The river’s old-growth forests, its habitat for several species of birds, its healthy fish runs, and the recreational opportunities that it provides—such as fishing and whitewater rafting—led to the designation of more than half of the length of the river into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. 
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#ClackamasRiver #NationalWildandScenicRivers #Oregon
. (at Clackamas River.)

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Today’s feature: @dmurph54
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Today’s location: Trillium Lake is popular for fishing, camping and photography, often clearly reflecting Mount Hood. Adjacent Trillium Lake Campground is administered by the Zigzag Ranger District of the Mount Hood National Forest.
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Today’s feature: @dmurph54
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Today’s location: Trillium Lake is popular for fishing, camping and photography, often clearly reflecting Mount Hood. Adjacent Trillium Lake Campground is administered by the Zigzag Ranger District of the Mount Hood National Forest.
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#TrilliumLake #MtHood #ZigzagRangerDistrict #Oregon
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Today’s feature: @joshuarainey

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Today’s location: The Siuslaw River Bridge is a bascule bridge that spans the Siuslaw River on U.S. Route 101 in Florence. It was designed by Conde McCullough, built by the Mercer-Fraser Company of Eureka, California, and funded by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (later renamed the Public Works Administration). It opened in 1936.

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Today’s feature: @joshuarainey

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Today’s location: The Siuslaw River Bridge is a bascule bridge that spans the Siuslaw River on U.S. Route 101 in Florence. It was designed by Conde McCullough, built by the Mercer-Fraser Company of Eureka, California, and funded by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (later renamed the Public Works Administration). It opened in 1936.

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#SiuslawRiverBridge #SiuslawRiver #FlorenceOregon #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @mattmillerfx

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Today’s location: Paulina Peak offers views of all the Cascade mountains from Adams to Shasta and of the Oregon desert to the Southeast.

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#NewberryCrater #PaulinaPeak #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @mattmillerfx

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Today’s location: Paulina Peak offers views of all the Cascade mountains from Adams to Shasta and of the Oregon desert to the Southeast.

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#NewberryCrater #PaulinaPeak #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @parchenphotography

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Today’s location: Milky Way over the Peter Iredale. The wreck is contained within Fort Stevens State Park as part of the Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks.

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Today’s feature: @parchenphotography

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Today’s location: Milky Way over the Peter Iredale. The wreck is contained within Fort Stevens State Park as part of the Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks.

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#MilkyWay #PeterIredale #FortStevens #LewisandClark #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @whitwhitehouse

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Today’s location: Mount Washington, viewed here from Big Lake, is the central plug (volcanic neck) of an extinct shield volcano. The mountain is located in the Mount Washington Wilderness of the Willamette National Forest. The main access to its slopes is via the Pacific Crest Trail.

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Today’s feature: @whitwhitehouse

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Today’s location: Mount Washington, viewed here from Big Lake, is the central plug (volcanic neck) of an extinct shield volcano. The mountain is located in the Mount Washington Wilderness of the Willamette National Forest. The main access to its slopes is via the Pacific Crest Trail.

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#MountWashington #MtWashington #BigLake #WillametteNationalForest #PacificCrestTrail #Oregon

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Today’s feature: @the4cast
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Today’s location: In order to get to Rocky Top from Salem, go east on 22 through the old town of Gates. After leaving Gates, continue on Hwy 22 and drive for about 3.5 miles to a small community called Niagara. Take a left onto road #2211. Look for the old water wheel in the creek. Follow this gravel road, which is in excellent condition due to the constant logging in this area, for 8 miles where you’ll find a large intersection / parking area. You’ll also see a small trailhead sign. 
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#RockyTop #GatesOregon #SantiamStateForest #Oregon
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Today’s feature: @the4cast
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Today’s location: In order to get to Rocky Top from Salem, go east on 22 through the old town of Gates. After leaving Gates, continue on Hwy 22 and drive for about 3.5 miles to a small community called Niagara. Take a left onto road #2211. Look for the old water wheel in the creek. Follow this gravel road, which is in excellent condition due to the constant logging in this area, for 8 miles where you’ll find a large intersection / parking area. You’ll also see a small trailhead sign. 
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#RockyTop #GatesOregon #SantiamStateForest #Oregon
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Today’s feature: @rwc_8eight 
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Today’s location: A view of Mt Adams from the Columbia River Gorge 
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Today’s feature: @rwc_8eight 
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Today’s location: A view of Mt Adams from the Columbia River Gorge 
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