Trail of the Month

Mount Defiance

Visit the highest point in the Columbia River Gorge for a stunning variety of views.

05/20/2011 By Brian Barker

Mudroom

PDX Index: Portland Parks

Expand your knowledge of local recreation areas.

05/20/2011 By Melanie Glass

Article

Oregon Coast Guide: X Marks the Spot for History Buffs

Add an educational element to your getaway by patronizing points of historical significance in Astoria.

05/20/2011 By Martin Patail

Long story [short]

The Architect

The man tasked with designing the next big expansion at the Portland Japanese Garden talks of earthquakes and architecture.

05/19/2011 By Randy Gragg

Trail of the Month

Trout Lake Ice Cave

The Trout Lake Ice Cave in Washington state, is a lava tube glaciere, which boasts otherworldly icy pillars, columns and crystallized stalagmites.

04/22/2011 With Brian Barker

Slideshow

Slide Show: 30 seconds with…Boaz Frankel

Boaz Frankel tells us about his 12,000 mile car-free “Unroad Trip” of America, and its subsequent 10-episode series on Halogen network.

04/22/2011

Mudroom

30 seconds with…Boaz Frankel

Boaz Frankel tells us about his 12,000 mile car-free “Unroad Trip” of America, and its subsequent 10-episode series on Halogen network.

04/22/2011

Mudroom

Peak Season

Why Mount Hood’s dangers shouldn’t change the climbing game.

04/22/2011 By Jon Bell

Bird Watch

Rapt Attention

Red-tailed hawk chicks set for their debut on KGW’s Raptor Cam.

04/21/2011

Mountain Biking

Pedal Driven

New "Bike-umentary" launches Northwest Trail Alliance Trail Fest weekend

04/18/2011

Environment

Voices Carry

Grant money is up for grabs this week at Portland’s Patagonia store.

03/28/2011

Pets

Bow Wow Wow Yippee Yo Yippee Yay

Oregon State Parks reconsiders its pet-policy.

03/25/2011

Mountain Bikes

Speak Now – Ride Later

Forest Service seeks public’s comments on Timberline’s proposed Mountain Bike Park.

03/17/2011

Get Involved

Big in Japan

Mercy Corps and Mount Hood Meadows partner up to aid disaster relief efforts.

03/16/2011

Trail of the Month

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

At Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve, April's Trail of the Month, you can see more than 130 species of resident and migratory birds.

03/09/2011 With Brian Barker

Snow

Spring Flings

Hood’s ski resorts crank up the late season deals.

03/07/2011

Get Out

Friendly Gorge Hikes

Friends of the Columbia Gorge announces Spring Hiking Program

03/03/2011 By Georgia Perry

Get Out

Mile Markers

Forest Park Conservancy launches All Trails Challenge 2011

02/18/2011

Beyond The Bridges

Desert Greens

Head to Bend for a gorgeous golf getaway at Pronghorn Resort, a once private golf community now open to the public.

02/14/2011 By Kasey Cordell

Trail of the Month

Neahkahnie Mountain

This month's trail is Neahkahine Mountain, located 23 miles north of Tillamook. The trail offers spectacular views 1,600 feet above Oswald West State Park.

02/14/2011 With Brian Barker