Here are some of the best places to see in Oregon:
Casey State Recreation Site
The Casey State Recreation Site is located in Jackson County, Oregon. It offers picnic and boating facilities and access to Rogue River. It is a famous salmon fishing area, and is located on the Crater Lake Highway. In 1937, the land for the park was purchased from the federal government. It is operated by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
Fort Astoria is a historical site located in Astoria, Oregon. The fort was founded in March 1811. It was a Pacific Fur Company's primary fur-trading post. It was the first American-owned settlement on the Pacific coast and was later owned and operated by the British for 33 years. It became the territory of the United States of America after the Oregon Treaty. It was added to the list of National Historic Landmarks on November 5, 1961 and is home to The Fort George Building.
Pioneer Courthouse is the oldest federal building in the Pacific Northwest. It is located in Portland, Oregon. The courthouse is the second-oldest building west of the Mississippi River. Built in 1869, it serves as the center of downtown Portland. It also popularly known as Pioneer Post Office. It was built by Alfred B. Mullett and is governed by General Services Administration. It was designated a National Historic Landmark on May 5, 1977. The trial of Oregon land fraud scandal was held here in 1904.
The diverse landscape of Oregon includes volcanoes, mountains, waterfalls and the Pacific Coastline.
|State Parks||Lake Owhyee State Park, Catherine Creek State Park, Humbug Mountain State Park, Port Orford Heads State Park, Cape Blanco State Park|
|Beaches||Arcadia Beach, Baker Beach, Indian Beach, Jones Beach, Ona Beach, San Salvador Beach, Sixes Beach, Sunset Beach,Cannon Beach|
|Museums||Antique Powerland Museum, Astoria Column, Fort Klamath Museum, Milwaukie Museum|
|Historical Places||Flippin Castle, McLoughlin House, Pioneer Courthouse, Timerline Lodge, Fort Astoria Site|
|Other Places||Historic Columbia River Highway, Oregon Caves Chateau, Samuel Elmore Cannery, Aubery Watzek House|
Historic Columbia River Highway
The Historic Columbia River Highway is a scenic highway between Troutdale and The Dalles. It is approximately 75 miles long, built through the Columbia River Gorge. The highway was built between 1913 and 1922. It was designated as a National Historic Landmark and is maintained by Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, etc.
Antique Powerland Museum
The Antique Powerland Museum is located in Brooks, Oregon. It is a collection of museums and is operated by non-profit Antique Powerland Museum Association. The museum is spread across 62 acres of land. The present structure of the museum has been in operation since 1996. Different museums illustrate different types of equipment, such as farm machinery, trucks, trains, and the construction equipment. Many of the exhibit are interactive.
Last Updated on: July 11, 2017