Trail Blazers

A dynamic squad of outdoor enthusiasts is creating a trail in the wilderness of Spring Valley Park for bikers and hikers to enjoy for generations. The group is led by Salem Area Trail Alliance (SATA) president Jeff McNamee who, when […]

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Salem Trails

Salem Area Trail Alliance, SATA, is a group of local outdoor enthusiasts who are increasing the number of feet of trails in the mid-Willamette Valley.  The goal, says


Duffy Lake

Oregon is such an amazing place, with its thundering waterfalls, raging rivers and creeks, scraggly volcanic peaks and it’s beautiful clear mountain lakes! In the Willamette National Forest


Henline Mountain Trail -Hiking

The trail immediately begins with steady and steep switchbacks through the forest. We have been here before so we know to take our time and pace ourselves for


The Three Pyramids Hike

This is a wonderful trail. It’s short and yes steep, but well worth the effort. It should be called the “Three Pyramids Wildflower Hike” because of the diversity


Triangulation Peak

This is an easy half-day hike and well worth it, for the views are spectacular. The trailhead starts at over 4,000 feet in elevation so be prepared for


Salmon River Estuary: Kayaking

In 1974, Congress established the Cascade Head Scenic Research Area with the mission of maintaining and restoring native habitat, enhancing the scenic qualities of the area and educating


Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge

The 2,492-acre Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1965 and is dedicated to the preservation of wildlife and their habitats, specifically the Dusky Canada geese. It


Clear Lake Adventure Boating, Hiking & Camping

Clear Lake is nestled among majestic evergreens and towering volcanic peaks in the Cascade Range west of Sisters. (There are actually 11 lakes in Oregon with the name


Urban Hike – 4-T Trail

This is a great loop hike and has all the parts; a hike through the trees in the beautiful Forest Park, a ride down the aerial Tram from

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