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by bobcat
December 13th, 2017, 4:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oregon Dunes 12-5-17 to 12-7-17
Replies: 3
Views: 1330

Oregon Dunes 12-5-17 to 12-7-17

... on the Oregon Dunes. I did a number of short hikes, both in state parks and the Oregon Dunes ... Area in 1972. There’s a short nature loop, and then you can head out into the widest ... Lagoon Trail, an interpretive loop around an oxbow lake, formerly a loop in the Siltcoos River ...
by Chip Down
December 13th, 2016, 8:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: wintery Plan C: Lacamas Park
Replies: 2
Views: 2303

wintery Plan C: Lacamas Park

... been able to sneak in saturday am before the closure. Damn. Plan B was Oxbow Park. There were a bunch of downed limbs along the way, but I made ... to explore, so I might go back the next time I need a good rainy-day hike.
by Guy
October 23rd, 2016, 4:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Rejuvenation in Paradise (Park) - 2016/10/22
Replies: 3
Views: 1060

Rejuvenation in Paradise (Park) - 2016/10/22

Just shy of 9" of rain so far in October, out here near Oxbow Park, I was in desperate need of some Sun & some Neige Nouveau Snow level on hood was about 5600' so the hike consisted of about 1.5 miles of hiking in 3 - 4" of snow followed by 3 snow free miles ...
by Guy
December 11th, 2015, 5:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jewel!
Replies: 5
Views: 1989

Re: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jew

... known at the time there was just a short spur up to the top, Here is a loop from the Equestrian Trailhead at the top, you can park on the side of ... in great condition and allows you to do a bigger loop from the top. Oxbow.jpg
by aiwetir
December 11th, 2015, 12:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jewel!
Replies: 5
Views: 1989

Re: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jew

Another thing to note here is that there is some very nice old growth in the park. You can follow their map to an area where they say there's old growth (I'm still not sure what they are trying to feature there), but instead just take that trail just south of the south edge of the campground and hea...
by aiwetir
December 11th, 2015, 12:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jewel!
Replies: 5
Views: 1989

Re: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jew

I surprisingly got 9 miles there last spring. I just looked at the map and realized that we basically did the whole park, but had I known at the time there was just a short spur up to the top, I'd have done that bit on the same trip and called it done. Now I might have to go back and see if I can't ...
by scottscofield062004
December 10th, 2015, 6:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jewel!
Replies: 5
Views: 1989

Re: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jew

Thank you, Guy - that is interesting! And got me to thinking about Mt Hood and the Zigzag Canyon hike I took this summer - Zigzag Glacier is the head water for the Zigzag River - a tributary of the Sandy River (the main Sandy River head water off of Reid Glacier)! mthood4doc.jpg ...
by Guy
December 10th, 2015, 6:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jewel!
Replies: 5
Views: 1989

Re: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jew

We live within walking distance of Oxbow's "Back Door Entrance" and normally reserve this for weekends when the weather is too bad to drive anywhere. (The back door is always open :) ) I must confess that I hadn't realized that it was run ...
by scottscofield062004
December 10th, 2015, 6:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jewel!
Replies: 5
Views: 1989

Oxbow - Sandy River 12/10/2015 - Don't Overlook this Jewel!

... the woods!! And then I remembered one of my favorite childhood areas - Oxbow Park!! Even though there had been a minor slide on Oxbow Parkway a ... little walk along the Sandy was as fulfilling as practically any other hike I've been on in the past few years - it was beautiful there this morning ...
by bobcat
April 8th, 2015, 4:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Calapooia River to Talking Waters
Replies: 2
Views: 1218

Calapooia River to Talking Waters

... of tall Douglas-firs with an understory of snowberry, hazel, etc. The path squeezes between the river and a former channel now represented by two oxbow lakes which once served as mill ponds for Simpson Lumber. Red flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum), Simpson Park, Albany.jpg Black twinberry (Lonicera ...