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Map Oregon Cycling Routes
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Celebrating Oregon’s Scenic Bikeways Program

2019 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Oregon Scenic Bikeways program. The program currently boasts 17 routes, each one vetted by agency personnel for being not only beautiful, but also safe for cyclists and that add value to small rural communities throughout the state. If you’re looking for a true Oregon experience – look no

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Top 5 Oregon Bike Rides
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Top 5 Oregon Bike Rides

Oregon is full of scenic routes for cyclists, ranging from wide-open high desert to dense and lush forests, snow-capped mountain peaks to the rocky coastline. We’ve picked our top five rides in Oregon for you to enjoy. Sherar’s Falls Scenic Bikeway The landscape around the Lower Deschutes River is spectacular, and the Sherar’s Falls Scenic

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Best Spring Hikes in Oregon
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Beautiful Spring Wildflower Hikes in Central Oregon

Spring is a fantastic season for hiking and exploring the unique and beautiful landscape of Central and Eastern Oregon. The high desert climate of the Maupin area means that it’s often sunny and dry here, when our neighbors to the west are cloudy and soggy. Plus, the wide-open expanses are home to bright wildflowers (learn

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morel mushroom hunting in maupin oregon
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Spring Morel Mushroom Hunting in Maupin Oregon

Known as America’s mushroom, the morel is wide-spread, easy to identify, and delicious. Morel hunting is a common pastime in the Maupin area, and spring is a perfect time for picking. Whether you harvest morels for yourself or for commercial use, they are one of the most popular types of mushrooms that can be found

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Deschutes River Fishing Maupin Oregon
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Winter Fishing on the Lower Deschutes River, Oregon

The Lower Deschutes River is often known for its fun and raucous whitewater rafting during the hot summer months. But did you know that the river in and around Maupin is open year-round for hatchery steelhead and trout fishing? Once the summer crowds have gone, those seeking the peace and tranquility of fishing our beautiful

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Chukar Partridge Hunting Central Oregon
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Upland Bird Hunting in Central Oregon – Chukar

ODFW Season: Oct 6, 2018– Jan 31, 2019; Daily Bag Limit:8 (24 in Possession) Upland game bird hunting is a popular activity in Central Oregon. One of the most common game birds is the chukar, a type of partridge that can be found on the steep, rocky slopes of the Deschutes River valley. Both the

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