Visit These 10 Creepy Ghost Towns In Oregon At Your Own Risk
The state of Oregon by its nature is frontier land, where scores of speculators, fur traders, and pioneers traveled; longing for their very own plots of land to live out the American Dream. So it should come as no surprise that the state is flooded with long-abandoned ghost towns – left to return to nature. We’ve spotted some of these abandoned communities, and while not all of them are creepy, these 10 creepy ghost towns in Oregon are here for your viewing enjoyment.
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We read there are some 80 registered ghost towns in Oregon, giving it the distinction of having among the most in the country. Which are your favorite Oregon ghost towns? Did yours make the list? Tell us in the comments below!
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.
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