• Oregon Coast Things to Do

    Oregon Coast Attractions & Things to Do

    Explore 363 miles of beaches, rugged cliffs, small coastal towns, coastal mountains, and lush forests.
    Find what to do and what to see on the Oregon Coast.

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  • Oregon Rockhounding

    Nationally known as a great place for rock hounds, Oregon produces a great variety of types rocks and quartz minerals.

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  • Wild Mushroom Harvesting

    Take a moment to learn some nitty-gritty details that will make the experience more enjoyable.

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Best Swimming Holes in Oregon

Oregon Swimming Holes - Mapped

From majestic waterfalls and natural water slides to bubbling river fronts, from serene lakes to bustling water reservoirs...

Picture Jasper Oregon

Oregon Rockhounding - Mapped

Oregon, with its geographic and geologic diversity, is a unique state, offering a great gem-hunting experience.

Crystal Crane Hot Springs - Swimming Pond at Night

Oregon Hot Springs - Mapped

A part of the Oregon’s identity, natural hot springs are created as the result of volcanic and hydrothermal activities.

King Boletes - Oregon

Oregon Wild Edible Mushrooms

Before heading out to collect mushrooms, take a moment to learn some important details that will make your experience risk-free.

Oregon Discovery Mission

Our goal is to provide interesting and useful information about a variety of outdoor activities, events, and places you might like to visit. We want to inspire outdoor enthusiasts to explore and discover new things, try new activities, and put in the effort to protect our beautiful state for future generations.

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Oregon Wonders



Thundereggs Oregon

Thundereggs - Oregon | Where to Find?

Formed millions of years ago, Thunderegg (Thunder egg) is a round nodule-like rock formation, filled with agate, jasper, opal, and/or quartz crystals.

Petrified Wood Oregon

Petrified wood | Where to Find?

The name "Petrified" came from Greek "petro" that means "stone", literally, "wood turns to stone".

Mineral Collecting - Central Oregon

Rock & Mineral Collecting - Central Oregon

Central Oregon just east of the Cascade Mountains is known to be a popular rock and mineral collecting area.

Oregon Rockhounding Regulations

Rockhounding Regulations

The ability to collect rocks, minerals and fossils without a permit on public lands depends on many factors including a location, type of minerals or fossils, and amount of rocks.

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