Paddle up at Lost Lake, Hood River, Sellwood Waterfront Park, and more.
Katherine Chew Hamilton, Fiona McCann, and Gabriel Granillo
Get ready to ride the rapids on the North Santiam, White Salmon, the Clackamas, the Deschutes, and the McKenzie Rivers.
The 350-gallon floating soaking tubs will be available for rent starting later this month
A few paddle tips for beginners. No. 1: it's hard to carry!
Where to camp, hike, paddle, float, or just dip your toes in the water
Kiva Hanson, Reina Harwood, Fiona McCann, Margaret Seiler, Julia Silverman, and Benjamin Tepler
To lessen your risk, towel off quickly and avoid drinking untreated water.
If the swan is your choice, we’re not saying you’re evil, but....
Frog Ferry has gotten farther than past efforts and could actually launch next year. Here are 5 reasons why.
All you need is an auger, a short rod and reel, lures, and a bucket to sit on.
The Human Access Project's Audrey McCall Beach offers lifeguard-protected swimming on the east side.
Hike, bike, and paddle your way around the wildest corners of the Northwest.
Summer Adventures: Rafting
Get out on the water, stat.
The Senate just passed a massive public lands package—and it includes some sweet promises for lovers of Oregon's rainforests and rivers.
For every season, there’s a dream destination.
Benjamin Tepler, Margaret Seiler, Amy Martin, and Kelly Clarke
Cailin O'Brien Feeney will have to balance feedback from all sorts of outdoor enthusiasts, from environmental activists to ATV lovers.
Though to call this new Eastern Oregon gem "charming" is like calling Timberline Lodge "nice."
The chain's brand-new waterfront project, announced two years ago, is opening in April. There will be tiki drinks.
From golden larches to migrating swans, autumn is the time to visit these nearby forests and wetlands.
If so, it could take several years. (Upside: summers will probably be even more scorching by then!)
These perfect rides—from the Breitenbush River to the new-ish Sherar's Falls route—will pump air into your fall plans.