These 12 Jaw Dropping Places In Oregon Will Blow You Away
It’s no secret we think Oregon is the most wondrous place in the world. A stunning beauty, Oregon is full of a seemingly endless variety of natural wonders sure to fuel your wanderlust. There really are too many to count, so we gathered 12 jaw dropping places offering the best views in Oregon. These picturesque places really represent the unique and varied landscape of The Beaver State. Just be warned: you will definitely want to explore all.of.them ASAP, so grab your gear and get ready to explore!
Well, Oregon. You surely are a natural beauty! Where do you go to see the best views in Oregon? Did your favorite places make the list? Let us know in the comments below!
Best Views in Oregon
Are there any scenic overlooks in Oregon?
For some of the very best views in Oregon, there are some scenic overlooks you’ll definitely want to check out. In Central Oregon, the Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint is a total hidden gem, offering unparalleled views of the state’s grand basalt canyons and resplendent Crooked River. And the Crown Point State Scenic Corridor and the Vista House offer the most incredible panoramas of the iconic Columbia River Gorge. The Vista House, perched 693 feet above the Columbia River, provides million-dollar views of the iconic river. Its architecture and history is astounding, and it truly is one of Oregon’s crown jewels.
What are some of the most beautiful places in Oregon?
There is endless beauty in The Beaver State; some of the state’s most glorious wonders are quiet little gems. Portland Japanese Garden one such place. Located in Oregon’s iconic Washington Park, the Japanese Garden is a 12-acre urban oasis that’s breathtakingly beautiful. As a Japanese garden, this space is supposed to evoke a sense of peace, harmony, and tranquility and to experience the absolute awe of nature, and that’s exactly what it does. Another of our favorites is Tamolitch Blue Pool, an emerald lagoon and favorite swimming hole that’s almost too beautiful to be real.
What are some of Oregon’s most beautiful state parks?
It’s hard to choose, as all of Oregon’s state parks are extraordinary. One of our favorite hidden gems is Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park, a picturesque place that boasts three pristine lakes. Catherine Creek State Park is another stunner; located in the center of the state, it’s a wild wonderland with some of the best camping in Oregon.