Tours/Events

Honeyman State Park is a beautiful coastal park located on the Central Oregon coast, three miles south of Florence. This park offers numerous hiking trails, miles of sand dunes between the park and the ocean. Enjoy two natural freshwater lakes:  Cleawox, which is great for swimming, kayaking, and fishing; and Woahink, which has a public boat ramp and breathtaking scenery. In the fall, the huckleberries and blackberries…

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Do you want to learn about mushroom hunting?  Join a Oregon State Park ranger for a guided, educational hike!  We will explore the role of mushrooms in our local forest ecology and learn the basic fundementals of mushroom indentification. Come dressed for the elements. Wear your hiking shoes and bring a water bottle.

Important Note: parking is limited to 12 vehicles. Register your vehicle parking spot below. Please carpool if possible. No limit…

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Spring Creek Kayak Tours

Tour Length:   3 hours total, with an estimated 2.5 hrs of paddling.  Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your scheduled tour.  The hours listed include check-in, instruction, and check-out. Guides provide basic kayak skill and technique instruction, safety orientation, and kayaking on Spring Creek. Six (6) single kayaks & two (2) tandem kayaks are available per tour. Recreational kayaks, paddles and life jackets are…

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Tour length: appx. 2 hours; up to 3 hours. The hours listed include check-in, instruction, and check out.

Minimum age:  Children 6-11 may ride with an adult in a tandem kayak, 12- 17 may ride in a single/all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Location:  Upper Deschutes Day-Use at the boat launch

Description: The 800-foot basalt cliffs rimming the Deschutes River arm of Lake Billy Chinook create…

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Sharing Our Stories: Community-Based Heritage Planning Workshop

Date: November 18, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Tualatin Historical Society
               8700 SW Sweek Dr.
               Tualatin OR 97062

Are you aiming to create or rejuvenate an exhibit, Main Street signage project, walking tour, website…

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Sharing Our Stories: Community-Based Heritage Planning Workshop

Date: November 4, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Klamath County Museum
               1451 Main Street
               Klamath Falls OR 97601

Are you aiming to create or rejuvenate an exhibit, Main Street signage project, walking tour, website…

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Sharing Our Stories: Community-Based Heritage Planning Workshop

Date: October 14, 2019
Time: 1- 4:30 p.m.
Location: Deschutes County Historical Society
               129 NW Idaho Ave
               Bend OR 97701

Are you aiming to create or rejuvenate an exhibit, Main Street signage project, walking tour, website, annual event…

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Sharing Our Stories: Community-Based Heritage Planning Workshop

Date: October 21, 2019
Time: . 1-4:30pm
Location: Cannon Beach Historical Society
               1387 S Spruce St
               Cannon Beach OR 97110

Are you aiming to create or rejuvenate an exhibit, Main Street signage project, walking tour, website, annual event, or…

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Sharing Our Stories: Community-Based Heritage Planning Workshop

Date: October 28, 2019
Time: 9:30 am – 1 pm
Location: Coos History Museum
               1210 N Front St.
               Coos Bay OR 97420

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Before Interstate 84, before the Historic Columbia River Highway, and before the railroad, travelers into the Gorge came by way of sternwheelers. The Rooster Rock Carriage Road at Portland Women’s Forum was built to meet those travlers arriving from Portland and to transport mail and other supplies to the local community. Now, it is one of the lesser known wooded hikes in the Gorge.

Spending time in forested areas has been shown to…

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