West Cascades Scenic Byway

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West Cascades Scenic Byway

Address:c/o Mount Hood National Forest
16400 Champion Way
Sandy, OR 97055

Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/mthood/ Description:Scenic byway between Portland and Eugene skirts the west side of the Cascade Mountain Range as it runs through both the Mount Hood and Willamette national forests. It offers scenic views of waterfalls, old growth forests, rushing whitewater, lakes, and the snowcapped mountain peaks of Mount Jefferson, Mount Washington, Three Fingered Jack, and the Three Sisters.
Legth: 220 miles. Start/Endpoint: Byway begins in Estacada and runs south on SR 224, FR 46, SR 22, SR 126, and FR 19, ending in the town of Oakridge, Oregon. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2000).

See other parks in Oregon.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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2 in Oakridge that travels along the West Cascades Scenic Byway. Sponsored by The Oakridge Hostel, the route is along Aufderheide Drive, which connects Oakridge and Blue River.
20; the West Cascades Scenic Byway that runs all the way from Oakridge to Estacada; and Robert Aufderheide Drive between Highway 126 and Highway 58.
West Cascades Scenic Byway: Includes three national forests - Willamette, Deschutes and Mount Hood.
Scenic byways: West Cascades Scenic Byway, the route follows the 54-mile Aufderheide National Scenic Byway between Oakridge and Westfir, or Highway 242, a scenic byway linking McKenzie Bridge and Sisters.

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