2.Oregon has 9 lighthouses that are located besides its shoreline. 4 out of these have been earmarked as monuments with historic significance. The others are in use.
4.City of Roses is another name for Portland. The city also exemplifies exceptional planning at the urban level.
5.Many think that the gorge at Columbia River is the most ideal windsurfing location globally.
6.The International Rose Test Garden has at least 500 different types of roses, which have been grown simultaneously from 1917 onwards. It is located at one of the highest locations in Portland.
8.Mount Hood is an inactive volcano. It is also the highest mountain in the state and has a height of 11,239 feet.
9.The only states in USA that do not have self serving gas outlets are New Jersey and Oregon.
10.There is a diverse range of hiking routes surrounded by forests and 10 cascades in Silver Falls State Park. The park is also the biggest of its kind in Oregon.
11.One way streets were constructed for the first time in Eugene.
12.The water of Crater Lake is crystal blue in color and it is famous globally for that. The lake was created in excess of 6500 years back and has the most depth among the lakes in USA.
13.Pilot Butte is a volcano with cinder shaped cones. It is situated within Bend's boundaries.
14.Oregon Caves National Monument's caves were cut up inside solid marble. The caves were seen for the first time in 1874.
15.Coast Douglas-Fir is regarded as Oregon's biggest tree. It is 329 feet tall.
16.Dr. John McLoughlin is known as the Father of Oregon. He contributed much to the early development of the state.
17.In North America the river gorge with the maximum depth is Hells Canyon. Its depth stretches to 8000 feet.
18.The most detailed and biggest assortment of carousel horses can be seen at the Carousel Museum.
19.The official nut of Oregon is hazelnut, which is also called filbert. It is the sole US state which has an official nut.
20.The winter station used by famed explorers William Clark and Meriwether Lewis from 1805-06 has a duplicate at Fort Clatsop National Memorial.
21.14th February is celebrated in Oregon as its birthday and Valentine's Day.
22.Bluebird houses are a common feature at the stakes in each home in Bickelton, which is a tiny village.
23.The statue that is atop the capitol building in Oregon is named Oregon Pioneer. It was created by Ulric Ellerhusen. The statue is revered as a gallant figure. It also stands for the spirit shown by the early settlers of Oregon.
24.Cascade Mountain range has one route that passes through the sea level. This route has been divided by Columbia George National Scenic Area that has been described as an amazing river gorge.
25.Yurts are tents that have a circular dome like shape and can be used for purposes of camping. Oregon's park system has 159 such yurts that are spread over 19 parks.
26.Through Ries-Thompson House one can get a fantastic sight of Mount Hood. It was built around early 20th century. Among houses that are still there in Parkdale it is the oldest.
27.The official colors of Oregon are gold along with navy blue.
28.The biggest factory specializing in cheese in Oregon is located in Tillamook.
29.The official fish of Oregon is Chinook salmon.
30.The rhododendron capital of Oregon is Florence.
31.In 1792 the discovery of Willamette River was made.
32.The Oregon grape is known in Latin as Mahonia aquifolium. In a resolution, which was passed in 1899, it was made the official flower by the state legislature.
33.Bohemia Mining District is located in Sharp's Creek and is close to Cottage Grove. The discovery of the most financially valuable gold in Cascade Mountains region was made in Bohemia Mining District.
34.Corvallis and Oregon City were previously Oregon's capital. The capital building is now located in Salem.
35.The first ever orchard of hazelnuts to have functioned on a commercial basis in Oregon was the Dorris Ranch.
36.Idaho lies to the east of Oregon and more than 50% of the boundary shared by the two states is created by Snake River. Washington is to the north of Oregon and a majority of the boundary between these two states has been created by Columbia River.
37.The first ever building on the University of Oregon Campus was the Deady Hall and it is still there. The University was inaugurated in Eugene in 1876.
38.In Portland, the expedition undertaken by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark has been acknowledged with a long cabin. It is said to be the biggest of its kind the world over and was created in 1905.
39.The biggest sea cave of the world is the Sea Lions Cave. The cave was seen near Florence in 1880.
40.Spain had signed a treaty with USA in 1819. The southern border shared by California and Oregon was created by that treaty.
41.Heceta Head Lighthouse is situated at Lane County. It has been clicked the maximum times among the lighthouses that are there in USA.
42.In the expanded parts of western USA several land courses are used. The one with the maximum length is Oregon Trail.
43.Oregon has only one sanctuary that is meant for rare plants. It is named Darlington Wayside.
44.The biggest clear-span structure in the world is in Oregon and has been made out of wood. It is also home to Tillamook Naval Air Museum.
45.Salt Creek Falls has a depth of 286 feet. It is situated at Cascade Mountain. It is the second tallest waterfall in Oregon.
46.Haystack Rock is located off Cannon Beach and is the third biggest coastal monolith in the world. Its height is 235 feet.
47.HJ Andrews Experimental Forest is a big site for ecological research and functions on a long term basis. It is among the few such locations in USA.
48.At least 467,000 people have been buried at the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse. It was set up in 1880.
49.Among United State's cycling societies Eugene has received the tenth ranking. The ranking has been done by Bicycling Magazine.
50.The original set up in the world to have been able to raise harbor seals while holding them captive is Oregon's Seaside Aquarium.