Bridging the south Santiam River

travel oregon, sightseeing, hiking, camping on Quartzville Creek, a wild and scenic river, tributary to the santiam river; accessed on the quartzville creek back country scenic byway, in the cascade mountains of oregon.

Travel Oregon
... on the Over the River & through the Woods Scenic Byway
on the beautiful South Santiam River

Beautiful Moose Creek, tributary to the South Santiam River. We parked the car, got out and walked down the creek. So beautiful it was even with overcast skies, as should be readily apparent from this photograph.

Travel Scenic Byways in Oregon. Enjoy sightseeing, expansive vistas, great hiking trails in our national forests and/or our wilderness areas. Swim in the crisp, vibrant waters of mountain lakes while camping alongside.

Travel Oregon, but protect our National Forests and Wilderness Areas. Leave NO Trace when hiking, camping or otherwise enjoying nature. Check with the US Forest Service on fire danger, roads and other conditions in our national forests before setting out on your journey.


Forward ~ Beautiful Fernview Campground
on the south Santiam River.

Back ~ ... hiking a lovely path along a creek.

USFS: The Willamette National Forest on the South Santiam River: Menagerie Wilderness, Middle Santiam Wilderness and the Mt Washington Wilderness areas in Oregon.

Hiking Trails accessible on the Over the River and through the Woods Scenic Byway if you care to check them out. Forest Service Campgrounds: Just a few forest service campgrounds on the south Santiam.

Travel directions to the Over the River and through the Woods Scenic Byway from I - 5, as well as, information about hiking on the Old Wagon Road in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon.

Want to try a side trip off of the Over the River and through the Woods Scenic Byway: Travel Directions to the Quartzville Creek Backcountry Byway?

The beautiful south Santiam on the Over the River and through the Woods Scenic Byway, Oregon hwy 20, pictured to the right.

travel oregon, sightseeing, hik<ping in old growth forests, in fields of wildflowers, photographing, sightseeing on the scenic byways of oregon, in our national forests: the willamette national forest. travel the cascade mountains of oregon. travel alongside wild and scenic rivers in oregon.

Travel Oregon and northern California while staying at Gathering Light ... a retreat
near Crater Lake National Park in southern Oregon.

Travel Oregon on the Over the River and through the Woods Scenic Byway to Gathering Light: Travel Directions, Map and Scenery: McKenzie Scenic Byway: Sites; Over the River and through the Woods Scenic Byway: Sites.

Directions to and Day Trips of about 100 miles from the retreat.

Travel Oregon sightseeing; find Scenic Places near Crater Lake and the retreat: hiking & birding trails, wildlife viewing, wetlands, wildlife refuges, river gorges, mountains, wilderness areas and more: Travel Directions Map and Scenery.

Cabins in the forest on the river at gathering light ... a retreat located in southern oregon near crater lake national park. travel to gathering light ... a retreat in southern oregon on scenic byways, along wild and scenic rivers, through our national forests and in the cascade mountains of oregon.

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The Elfin "Tree House" at the retreat, pictured to the right.

Contact Brad at Gathering Light ... a retreat.