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by bobcat
November 24th, 2011, 7:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dimple Hill Loop: McDonald State Forest
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Dimple Hill Loop: McDonald State Forest

... central Willamette Valley. The hike was in the McDonald State Forest ... report on the Peavy Arboretum a couple of weeks ago. My trailhead ... plaques you pass on this double-loop hike. This one is for Willi Unsoeld, ...
by greglief
November 17th, 2011, 9:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Re: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11

Hi Adam, I'm glad that you made it to the McDonald Forest! The Section 36 / Powderhouse loop is one of my favorites. It is beautiful any time of year, but particularly in fall (as you noted) and spring (plenty of wildflowers). My favorite spot along the trail is the ...
by 4DMTNS
November 16th, 2011, 11:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Re: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11

What beautiful pictures. I am going to put this on my to-do list.
by justpeachy
November 15th, 2011, 9:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Re: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11

I've never hiked there, but I'm going to have to put this on my to-do list for next fall. Looks absolutely lovely!
by bobcat
November 15th, 2011, 7:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Re: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11

Nice to highlight this area. I try to get down there at least once a year, winter or early spring. It's fun to figure out hikes using the network of roads and trails in the McDonald State Forest.

John
by Thum
November 15th, 2011, 7:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Re: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11

Wow, very cool alex. It looks like the two of you really did hit it at just the right time for a fall trip. The colors look amazing with the maple leaves everywhere. thanks for posting :)
by Splintercat
November 15th, 2011, 12:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Re: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11

Wow... does that ever bring back memories, Adam! I was an undergraduate at OSU in the early 80s, and spent a fair amount of time exploring MacDonald-Dunn, plus some of the other buttes in the area (some of which are privately owned). There's a surprising amount of wildlife in there, too -- we used t...
by AlexanderSupertramp
November 15th, 2011, 10:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11
Replies: 6
Views: 1568

Peavy Arboretum 11/11/11

... for the free stay!) On our way out of town we stopped to explore the Peavy Arboretum near Corvallis. We had never visited the McDonald-Dunn Research Forest before, and ...