Attractions April 11, 2017
10 Places In Oregon That Will Make You Feel Like You’re Standing On Top Of The World
Oregon is full of spectacular beauty, and one of the best ways to take it all in is to see it from above. These 10 amazing places in Oregon have breathtaking views that will drop your jaw.
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10. Crown Point
Located in the Columbia River Gorge just off the Historic Columbia River Highway, the wonderful Crown Point is home to the historic Vista House pictured above, as well as stunning panoramic views. No hiking is required to get to this lovely spot.
9. Cape Lookout
The 5-mile hike to the edge of Cape Lookout is absolutely magical, and the coastal views are out of this world.
8. Mt Howard
For a unique experience, take the Wallowa Lake Tramway to the top of Mt Howard, where you'll be greeted by stunning views of the Wallowa Valley and beyond.
7. Triangulation Peak
Located in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Triangulation Peak is an amazing vista point that can be reached on an epic 4-mile hike.
6. Sherrard Point
Located at the tip of Larch Mountain, Sherrard Point is a beautiful hidden gem. This lookout point is just a short hike (0.6 miles round trip) from the parking lot, and offers spectacular views of the surrounding forests and mountain peaks.
5. Neahkahnie Mountain
Hiking to the top of Neahkahnie Mountain is a one of a kind experience. There are multiple routes you can take to reach the summit, where you'll find vast ocean views.
4. Black Butte
Located near Sisters, the 3.6-mile hike to the summit of Black Butte is a short but strenuous excursion. At the top, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of mountain peaks and expansive scenery.
3. Rim Drive at Crater Lake
Located at the summit of Mt Mazama, Crater Lake is a stunning natural wonder. The scenic Rim Drive circles the edge of the lake, offering stunning views all along the way.
2. Angel's Rest
Angel's Rest is a famous, relatively difficult 5-mile hike in the Columbia River Gorge that leads to a beautiful, secluded lookout point.
1. Hanging Rock
A gorgeous 4-mile hike through the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest leads to Hanging Rock, from which you can see for miles and miles over the Rogue River canyon and into the distance beyond.
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