2022 Fall TripsOct 10, 2022
Top Photo: The gateless gate on the East Moraine trail near Joseph, Oregon.
Succor Creek State Natural Area, OregonOct 03, 2021
Top photo: Our camper looks so cozy tucked in.
Lake Owyhee State Park, OregonAug 16, 2021
Top Photo: View of Lake from our campground before smoke rolled in.
Memaloose State Park, OregonMay 15, 2021
Top photo: As we’re getting settled into our site and are already enjoying the scenic views. Memaloose Island, in the Columbia River, can be seen on the right center of the photo.
Bullards Beach, OregonNov 02, 2020
Top photo: Fog & logs on a chilly, windy beach visit.
Harris Beach, OregonOct 29, 2020
Top photo: View from the path to the beach just before sunset.
Humbug Mountain, OregonOct 27, 2020
Above Photo: Path to the beach from the campground as it goes under Highway 101.
La Pine State Park, OregonSep 28, 2020
Above photo: View of the Deschutes River from McGregor Point in La Pine SP. On the horizon is Paulina Peak, near where we camped the night before.
William M Tugman State Park - 2019Nov 20, 2019
Cape Blanco, Oregon - 2019Nov 12, 2019
Above Photo: Late afternoon view of the Pacific Ocean.
Mini-Road Trip - Spring 2019May 18, 2019
Our mini spring road trip's objective was to visit four Oregon State Parks that were new to us in eastern Oregon, none of which take reservations. Yeah — mission accomplished!
Cylde Holiday State Recreation AreaMay 16, 2019
Above Photo: The Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site in John Day is well worth the visit. We didn't have a chance to see it this time around but did visit it previously.
Ukiah-Dale Scenic Corridor CampgroundMay 15, 2019
Above Photo: Observed on the banks of Camas Creek.
Catherine Creek State ParkMay 12, 2019
Spacious campsites at Catherine Creek.
Unity Lake SRAMay 09, 2019
Above Photo: Sunset at Unity Lake.
Bates State ParkMay 08, 2019
Above Photo: A view from the remaining upper pond at Bates State Park. The lower pond was filled in when the lumber mill was demolished.
Cottonwood Canyon State Park, OregonSep 19, 2018
This State Park located on the John Day River has been on our bucket list for some time. This former working ranch is the second largest & newest park in the Oregon Park system. (note: newest park that offers camping).
Goose Lake State Recreation Area, OregonMay 20, 2018
Top Pic: Blooming Lilacs throughout the campground.
Bonus stop. One more night on the road before returning to Bend. We swung a tad out of our way so we could check out the area & lakes along Hwy 31 on the way home.
Washoe Lake, NevadaMay 12, 2018
We had a very windy 145-mile drive today and, in the process, traded Jeffery Pines for sagebrush with great views.
Nehalem Bay State Park, Oregon - 2017Oct 24, 2017
"A quick drive up the coast brought us to this campground we last visited during fall of 2013. It looks like this will a good base for exploring the area before heading home."