"Camping In Oregon, The Beaver State"
Oregon Coastline Photo by Jan Tik
What to see and do when RVing and Camping in Oregon here are the things you need to see and do.
The links on this page will give you valuable travel information about Oregon.
Statehood: February 14, 1859.
Name Origin: Believed to have come from the Wisconsin River shown on a 1715 French map as "Ouaricon-sint".
Nickname: Beaver State.
Land Area: 96,003 sq. mi., 10th largest state in the US.
Largest Cities: Portland, Eugene, Salem, Gresham, Beaverton.
State Bird: Western Meadowlark.
State Flower: Oregon Grape.
State Tree: Douglas Fir.
State Slogan: We Love Dreamers (State slogans change frequently and somestates have more than 1, so we will do the best we can in figuring out which one to use).
Cape Cove Oregon
When you are Mt Hiking in the state of Oregon, there is no end to the amount of outdoor activity available to enjoy year round for anyone, no matter what age, physical condition, or skill level. The outdoor natural habitat of Oregon provides a wonderful landscape and playground for those who find it exhilarating to spend their spare time among Mother Nature and all that she has to offer.
One of the most amazing scenic byway's to travel thru is just outside Oregon Beaverton a suburb community of Willamette River and follow the historic columbia river highway to Oregon Hood River and enjoy a town born out of mother nature with it's own micro pub and wineries and while your there ask the locals about the 11 mile "Fruit Loop" tour.
Oregon has 5 climate zones to choose from, all with different ecology from rain soaked non-sub-tropical rain forest to high mountain desert that see's less than 5 in. of rain per year and everything in between all within a few hour's drive of each other. So if you just want to relax with mother nature, or grab life by the horns and fly down class V rapids of come for the photography Oregon has it all.
Hopefully, this information will help you when camping in Oregon.