08th Jun 2014

Fort Stevens Oregon State Park

While Fort Stevens is among the more historic locations in Oregon, it’s actually relatively unknown to most of the United States. But one historically significant event happened there, and it...

30th May 2014

Starvation Creek, Waterfall and hiking trail

Starvation Creek Oregon’s Starvation Creek State Park is home to one of my favorite hiking trails in the Columbia River Gorge. It encompasses two pieces of local history, three waterfalls,...

13th May 2014

Millican, Oregon

Name: Millican, Oregon Class: B3 GPS:43.8790121,-120.9200119 Directions: Mllican, Oregon is about 22 miles East of Bend, Oregon on Highway 20 towards Burns. Description: Millican has never been a large town....

27th Apr 2014

Detroit, Oregon’s underwater ghost town (Coe)

Name: Detroit (Coe) Class: GPS: 44.712696, -122.191303 Directions: From Salem Oregon, head east on OR-22 for 50 miles. The remains of the town are accessible via Mongold State Park. Description:...

29th Mar 2014
Bellwood, Oregon

Bellwood, Oregon

Name: Bellwood, Oregon Class: A(Unknown) GPS: Latitude: 45.0751113, Longitude: -123.741224 Directions: On private land, no access Description: The only reference I can find to Bellwood is in “Oregon post offices,...

26th Mar 2014
Scavenger Hunt for Portland, Oregon

Scavenger Hunt for Portland, Oregon

First time visitor to Portland? Long time resident? Looking for something to do on a slow weekend? How about a scavenger hunt for Portland to explore some of what makes...

22nd Mar 2014

Fort Astoria (Fort George) Oregon

Fort Astoria (Fort George) This is claimed to be the original location of Fort Astoria. In modern Astoria it is at the corner of 15th and Exchange. The building the...

Salmon La Sac, Washington

Name: Salmon La Sac, Washington Class: GPS: Directions: Description: I know very little about this town. If you have any additional information, please leave a comment below. Thank you! More...

27th Feb 2014

Cutler City, Oregon (Gibbs Point)

Name: Cutler City (Gibbs Point) Class: G6 GPS: Latitude: 44.9162214, Longitude: -124.0176138 Directions: Cutler City is now the most southern neighborhood of Lincoln City. Driving south after crossing Schooner Creek...

21st Feb 2014

Idaville, Oregon – Ghost Mill Town (Jawbone)

Name: Idaville, Oregon (Jawbone) Class: G3 GPS:Latitude: 45.5098266, Longitude: -123.8656834 Directions: Head north on Highway 101 from Tillamook, Oregon. After about 4 and half miles, turn right on Idaville Road....

12th Feb 2014
Ghost town of Cuprum Idaho

Ghost town of Cuprum Idaho

Name: Cuprum, Idaho Class: H1 (Copper mines originally, now Summer Cabins and loggers.) GPS: Latitude: 45.0865458, Longitude: -116.6893141 Directions: *Note* Two wheel drive accessible only in summer months. Kleinscmidt Grade...

09th Feb 2014

Little Sweden, Oregon (Green Basin)

Name: Little Sweden (Green Basin) Class: H(Unknown) Directions: head east on OR-22 E (Santiam Highway) 37 miles. There is a sign marking the name of the community. These buildings are...