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A Guide to Smith Rock State Park’s Hikes, Misery Ridge Trail & More

A Guide to Smith Rock State Park’s Hikes, Misery Ridge Trail & More

I'm sure you've been here, our adventure-loving friend—Hiking for hours and hours to finally make it to the epic location that you knew was waiting for you. You breathe a sigh of relief, take a gulp of water, and bust out your snacks. You're happy you made it but man,...

17+ Badass Bend Hikes to Conquer During Your Visit

17+ Badass Bend Hikes to Conquer During Your Visit

There's no doubt that the hikes in Bend are some of the best in Oregon. And the best part? There are TONS of them just in Bend's backyard, so you'd need a few solid months to conquer them all. While I'm sure most of us can't spend our days hiking all day (although we...

An Adventurer’s Guide to Things to Do in Bend, Oregon

An Adventurer’s Guide to Things to Do in Bend, Oregon

Of all the things to do in Bend, Oregon, the adventurous ones are our favorite. *shocking news* OK, fine, we also love all the beer-related things as well, I mean, Bend breweries are really good at this whole epic marriage of hops and flavors, but anyway, I digress....

Hiking to Tamolitch Blue Pool in Central Oregon

Hiking to Tamolitch Blue Pool in Central Oregon

The Tamolitch Blue Pool hike is a must while you're exploring the McKenzie River and the surrounding area. The short hike takes you to an enchanting pool with shades of blue you didn't know existed. It is hardly surprising this spot is one of the most visited places...

11 Tips For Visiting Umpqua Hot Springs in Oregon

11 Tips For Visiting Umpqua Hot Springs in Oregon

Heading to Umpqua Hot Springs in Oregon? Don't head out just yet! There are a few things to know before soaking in these hot springs so grab my quick tips below to be prepared! My full story while visiting Umpqua Hot Springs is at the bottom... (It's quite the story!)...

What to Do at Mount Bachelor in Winter

What to Do at Mount Bachelor in Winter

When it comes to wintertime on Mt. Bachelor, there's only one place that will satisfy all your adventurous needs. The Mt. Bachelor ski resort has a massive variety of skiing and snowboarding runs, miles of nordic trails, tubing lanes, and even a guided dog sled ride....

Guide to Umpqua National Forest: Waterfall Hikes & Hot Springs

Guide to Umpqua National Forest: Waterfall Hikes & Hot Springs

Thousands of years ago, powerful geologic activity created the diverse landscapes of this southern Oregon gem. Alpine lakes, rushing rapids, lush vegetation and tumbling waterfalls await visitors exploring the Cascade Mountain Range. You will even find some of the...