Benton County, Oregon

Near Philomath

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Benton County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

June 2009

My wife and I love to take our three young children on small treks (we usually hike 3-5 miles). We live very close to Silver Falls, but wanted to venture out a bit more. We read about Mary's Peak, just outside of Philomath and thought we'd give it a try. The following is what my wife wrote in her blog last night. Here is the link, where you can find some pictures of the area we hiked http://tleraadventures.blogspot.com/ Here's what she wrote: We were disappointed to find it incredibly foggy, since it is the highest point on the coastal range, and we had our hearts set on a spectacular view. As it turned out, the fog made the dense forest section of our hike even more interesting and gorgeous. All of the plants and trees were damp and dripping from the condensation, and the clouds were swirling around us at times- absolutely breathtaking! It was very secluded, and simply serene. About half way through our hike, we heard a UAS (Unidentified Animal Sound). The best way I can d...

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Benton County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

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Benton County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

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August 2002

Benton County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

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Valley County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

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Greenbrier County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

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Reynolds County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

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Polk County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

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