Richard Bacon

Hiking to the Tamolitch Pool

Linn County, Oregon

The hike out to Tamolitch Pool, or "Blue Pool," is 2 miles each way and follows the McKenzie River to a lava flow pool.

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Hike to Marion Falls

Idanha, Oregon

This hike explores an off-trail trip to one of my favorite waterfalls in Oregon. To kick off this hike, you'll start at the Marion Lake trailhead.

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Explore Salt Creek Falls

Lane County, Oregon

Located off of the 58 Freeway, Salt Creek Falls is the second tallest waterfall in Oregon. The powerful cascade pours into a scenic canyon below, with beautiful surrounding views.

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Hike to Boyd Cave

Bend, Oregon

Located 20 miles southeast of Bend, Boyd Cave is a well preserved lava tube stretching close to a mile. To get there, take Highway 97 South through Bend and turn left on China Hat Road.

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Hiking to Chush Falls

Deschutes County, Oregon

Just outside of Sisters, Oregon, near Bend, is a beautiful hike to a picturesque waterfall.

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Hike to Diamond Creek Falls

Lane County, Oregon

The beginning of this trail starts at the parking lot of Salt Creek Falls, right off of the 58 freeway. During the winter months, there's a gate blocking the road to the parking lot.

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Hike Pilot Butte

Bend, Oregon

Get stunning views overlooking Bend. This 1.7 mile roundtrip hike is in the middle of town and is easily accessible as a quick before or after work adventure.

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Hike to Sparks Lake

Bend, Oregon

Sparks Lake is the perfect place to bring the whole family for a hike and to see the beauty of the Cascade Mountains reflecting on the water.

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Hiking for Waterfalls on Peter Skene Ogden Trail

La Pine, Oregon

Before I go into the detail of this specific hike, I'd like to mention there are several ways to explore this trail, all which have different entry points and lead to different areas.

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Photographing Benham Falls

Bend, Oregon

There are 2 starting points to access Benham Falls. The first is off of the Cascades Lakes Highway west of Bend, Oregon where, after 6.5 miles, you'll turn down Forest Road 41. After 3.

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