Tired of the lines at Disneyland? Are you looking for something more challenging than a mule ride in the Grand Canyon? Want to see your family or friends jolted awake by the thrill of nature and white water rafting? Then look no further than the vast wonderland that is the state of Oregon. Featuring exotic and pristine wildlife preserves, numerous camping sites, stunning forest scenery and many challenging and thrilling rivers Oregon is an adventure seekers play land when it comes to outdoor activities. If you want a vacation that will stimulate your senses and bring to life your wild side consider the bounty of options when planning a vacation trip to Oregon.
There’s nothing wrong with a relaxing vacation on a cruise ship or sprawled out on a nice Caribbean beach but some people like to use their free time for action and adventure. If you’re the type that would rather kick start your heart than give it a snooze consider the wild and exotic treats Oregon has to offer in the form of white water rafting, scenic camping and amazing wildlife.
White water rafting is an experience unlike any other. Often called “nature’s rollercoaster” the thrills of speeding head first down a frothing white cap river as your raft leaps and dives with the currents is an exhilarating test of your physical and mental fortitude. Great for families that enjoy bonding through challenges and for corporations that want to test their teambuilding skills rafting a white water river is both fun and demanding. Oregon is teeming with world class rivers that offer a variety of rapids from beginner class one to expert class five and everything in between.
From the mighty and wild Rogue River to the more scenic and leisurely Owyhee River Oregon has plenty of white water runs to satisfy hard core rafting enthusiasts and novice beginners who just want a nice ride and some breathtaking scenery. In addition to the physical rush of navigating a raft through a myriad of rapids and gorges these trips offer amazing sights including pristine forests, amazing sunsets and a host of wildlife including black bears, falcons, eagles and moose. When you’ve successfully handled a serious rapid run ease back and enjoy the view as you wade into calmer waters or stop for to set up camp for the night.
In addition to frothy and spine-tingling white water rapids Oregon is world famous for its abundant fishing and if you are an experienced angler you’ll have days of fun casting your line for large salmon and steelhead fish. Whether you want to take a boat out by yourself or join a pre-arranged trip with others Oregon has some of the most scenic and bountiful fishing spots in North America and with record salmon and steelhead runs predicted for the season your fishing trip is bound to be one to remember.