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Scenic Beauty
HALFWAY, OREGON_When Northeast Oregon starts awakening after a long winter, changes in the landscape happen quickly. Many consider this the prettiest time of year in parts of the byway. Dressed for outdoor chores, we took advantage of a change in our plans for the day, and took a drive Saturday, just to enjoy the beauty....
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The Hells Canyon Scenic Byway website has received a fresh look over winter. We hope you find it appealing and easy to navigate. We will be adding information about byway area activities over the coming months. Check out the links on the “Visitor Resources” page for travel and community information. Spring is finally in the...
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News Release from Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept. May 25, 2017 The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) invites people to stay and play for free to celebrate State Parks Day on Saturday, June 3. Camping will be free the night of June 3 in all RV hookup sites, tent sites and horse camps. Day-use...
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Learn about Accessible Adventures in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, highlighting the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area activities in this video, created by the US Forest Service for their Accessible Pacific Northwest series. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.
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Philip Wolfmueller discovered one of Oregon’s best kept secrets and wants to share the news. For those who aren’t afraid to get off the beaten path a bit, Troy, Oregon, crouches on the banks of the Grande Ronde River in the far northeast corner of the state, and offers an outdoor lover’s paradise. Philip Wolfmueller...
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The public may visit many federal recreation day-use sites on two Saturdays in June without paying a fee. These fee waivers acknowledge National Trails Day, June 6, and National Get Outdoors Day, June 13. These are two of six such fee-free days offered by the Pacific Northwest Region of the U.S. Forest Service during 2015....
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Baker City, OR – In celebration of National Fishing Week, several Free Fishing Day events for children are planned for Saturday, June 6. No license is required for anyone who wants to fish during the annual Free Fishing Weekend June 6 and 7; however all Oregon fishing regulations still apply. Children attending Fishing Day events...
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Whoever named the 7 Wonders of the World somehow overlooked the Wallowas. Click Here for a Great Map! Share your pictures on Instagram: #easternoregon or #traveloregon or #hellscanyonscenicbyway   Where you can look down from an alpine summit and see the high desert of Indian country roll out in front of you in one direction,...
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