Month: June 2018

McMinnville, Oregon

Boing 747 as part of a water slide on the roof of Evergreen Wind and Waves Waterpark, McMinnville, Oregon

We are in McMinnville, Oregon at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. We are camping in the parking lot behind the museum.  Right next door is a very nice RV park, but reservations for it were full, and we can overnight here. The parking lot is huge and the museum is very impressive.  The museum includes the …

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Coos Bay, Oregon

2018 Coos Bay FMCA Rally

We are driving north after spending a week at Coos Bay, Oregon. FMCA had a rally there with seminars and social events. Our next spot will be 60 miles north in a little known campground, with only 15 spots, no services deep in the trees….exactly opposite of the rally.   FMCA Rally The FMCA Rally is …

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Honeyman State Park

Umpqua Sand Dunes and Coastline Reedsport Oregon

I expected a rocky coastline in Oregon; instead what we have here at Honeyman State Park are huge sand dunes, many that have been covered with fir trees. We are camping in a huge campground with over 400 spaces carved deep in the forest. I can’t explain the sand dunes except to note that several …

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Elkton, Oregon

View from our front window Umpqua River, Elkton, Oregon

We are at Elkton, Oregon and this is the Umpqua River… Another nice view — outside our picture window. The Steelhead (ocean-going Rainbow Trout) are coming up-river, from the ocean, to spawn. When they are moving up-river, they prefer to hold in swifter current, rather than slack water, and this stretch of current is the …

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Roseburg, Oregon

Waterfall near Grants Pass Oregon

We went hunting waterfalls yesterday outside of Roseburg, Oregon. Shot a good one. Roseburg is in the mountains south of the Willamette Valley and graced with lots of rain. Ideal for pretty rivers and waterfalls. We are getting spoiled by the green. Of course, that goes with the rain that will start again tonight. This …

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Wolf Creek, Oregon

Wolf Creek Park, Wolf Creek Oregon

We are currently in a densely wooded park in Wolf Creek, Oregon. The creek is 30 feet from the RV. We seem to have about forty acres to ourselves. One other campsite is occupied 1/4 mile down the road. Wolf Creek is a county park north of Grants Pass on Interstate 5. Wolf Creek was …

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