S: Oregon Coast and The Redwoods - March, 2013
BC: Some of the Best Places we found in Oregon to eat. Screen Door, Portland Giuseppe's Italian, Portland Kendra's Kitchen, Tillamook Tillamook Cheese Factory, Tillamook Local Ocean Seafood, Newport Port Hole Cafe, Gold Beach
FC: Oregon Coast and The Redwoods
1: North Umpqua River Boat Launch
2: North Umpqua River near Glide, OR
4: The Little River on the left collides with the North Umpqua, head on, and continues as the North Umpqua River at Colliding Rivers. | This scraggly bush on the left had the most beautiful small flowers hanging from it.
6: At Colliding Rivers viewpoint, we saw our first Skunk Cabbage or as we called it "Big Yellow Flower". The yellow parts eventually turn green and fall down as leaves.
8: A twelve foot diameter redwood-stave pipeline above carries water to the hydroelectric facility. | Potholes at right formed by grinding action of sediment.
9: Toketee Falls
12: Gold Beach Resort A quick walk on the beach after breakfast.
14: Cape Sebastian
15: Lone Ranch Wayside Tidal Pool
17: Lone Ranch Wayside Tidal Pool
18: Sea creatures were exposed in the tidal pools during low tide.
21: Stout Grove Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
27: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park Fern Canyon
30: False Klamath Cove
31: Bed and Bread Hiouchi Our host was Curt Feldman and his wife Meg. Great food, surroundings, and hospitality.
33: Hatton Trail Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
34: Hatton Trail Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
36: Simpson-Reed and Peterson Trails Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
41: Crescent City Harbor Sea Lions We smelled the sea lions long before we saw them! You do not want these guys living in your parking lot.
42: Endert Beach | David, Curt, and Bruce
43: Del Norte Titan 3rd Largest Redwood
44: Fused Titan - One of the hidden giants
46: Cape Ferrelo | Saw humpback whales here
47: Samuel H. Boardman State Park
48: Humbug Mountain
49: Cape Blanco Lighthouse
50: Coquille River Lighthouse 1896
51: Gorse - beautiful yellow flowers with vicious thorns
52: Cape Arago
53: The Sand Dunes extend 2.5 miles inland
55: Sea Lion Point
56: Heceta Head Lighthouse
59: Stopped here for lunch at Local Ocean Seafood
61: Yaquina Head Lighthouse
62: Yaquina Head Tidal Pool
64: Cape Mears and Lighthouse
65: Octopus tree, 250-300 years old, 105' tall | Varied Thrush
67: Hug Point State Park
69: Haystack Rock - Cannon Beach
70: Astoria-Megler Bridge over the Columbia River
72: Astoria Column
73: Commemorating the Lewis and Clark Expedition
74: Bruce flies a plane from atop the Astoria Column, 164 steps up, but the trees below ate it.
78: Crown Point State Park
79: Vista House
80: Latourell Falls Guy Talbot State Park
82: Shepperd's Dell
83: Bridal Veil Falls
84: Bridal Veil Falls
85: Wahkeena Falls
86: Multnomah Falls
89: Bonneville Dam and Fish Ladder
91: David with Ted Neely, Steelhead guide that put shoulder back in place on the Grand Rhonde River in 2006. | Government Camp