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All the attractions of the Willamette
and Deschutes National Forest!

McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway - This 82-mile route through the Willamette and Deschutes National Forest lets you set your own pace. You can take a two-hour drive along this scenic roadway, enjoying vistas of the snowcapped High Cascade peaks and dramatic lava fields. Or spend a more leisurely five hours exploring the Byway with stops at robins-egg blue lakes, rushing waterfalls like Sahalie and Koosah Falls, and deep forests. You'll see volcanoes that are covered in glaciers and snow, views of Broken Top Mountain and the Three Sisters, and hiking along the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Stop at the Dee Wright Observatory for amazing views of the peaks.

Sisters - The outdoors take center stage in the mountain town of Sisters, Oregon, and for good reason. With plenty of surrounding wilderness that's filled with gleaming lakes, ponderosa pine forests, and the snowy Three Sisters Mountains, this is a phenomenal place to play in the great outdoors. In addition to its rivers and hiking trails, Sisters offers antique shops, art galleries, attractions, and excellent restaurants. You'll also find a range of festivals like the Village Green Craft Shows, the Sisters Bead Stampede, Art Strolls, the Sisters Rodeo, the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, the Antique Show, the Western and Native American Arts Festival, the Sisters Folk Festival, the Sisters Jazz Festival, and the Harvest Faire.

Black Butte Ranch - Located on the McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway, this idyllic ranch offers outstanding outdoor activities from golfing to fly fishing. You can take a trail ride, visit one of the horse camps, or bike along the 18 miles of paved trails (bike rentals are available). Play on one of the 23 tennis courts, go swimming in the indoor or outdoor pool, or do some canoeing and kayaking on Phalarope Lake. And of course, there's excellent golfing! Choose between the Glaze Meadow Golf Course and the Big Meadow Golf Course (that just underwent a major renovation). This 18-hole course was designed by Robert Muir Graves in 1972 to test golfers with its challenging layout.

Eugene - This vibrant city on the Willamette River is filled with green parks, a lively college campus, and a colorful arts community. Located between the Cascade Mountains and the Oregon Coast Range, Eugene has a rural atmosphere that's belied by its hip town center. You'll enjoy incredible restaurants, enchanting boutique shops, brew pubs, wineries, and hikes along the riverside greenway system. Spend a day walking, jogging, biking, or in-line skating along the path, admiring views of the river and the town beyond. You can tour the rhododendron gardens, stroll the Lorane Country Trail, or shop the legendary Saturday Market.

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