Painted Hills Unit- John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
Smith Rock State Park, Madras, OR
Tumalo Falls State Park , Bend, OR
Mt. Pisgah, Eugene, OR
Spencer’s Butte, Eugene, OR
Southern Oregon Coast (Cape Blanco pictured)
If there’s one thing I truly miss about Oregon now that I’ve moved back to Texas, it’s all the hiking I used to do.
Honestly, I could easily go on a hike any day of the week where I lived in my college town of Eugene. The other great thing was that hiking spots outside of Eugene weren’t ever too far of a drive as well, all within a few hours driving distance.
Readers, I insist that y’all hike at least one of these spots if you’re ever in Oregon–please!
*Other spots I love that aren’t listed: Silver Falls State Park, Hobbit Trail (Florence, OR), Deschutes Basin, Skinner’s Butte, Yachats, etc.