Milo McIver State Park – Minutes from Portland Oregon Portland – the City of Roses – Unofficial Motto: Keep Portland Weird Offered Here – Five Weirdly Wonderful Things at Milo Mac #1. We train llamas here. Oh Yes We Do. The Llama Rendezvous and Drive-In took place here in the park. Every year the Back Country … More Five Weirdly Wonderful Things at Milo Mac (aka Milo McIver State Park)
John Day – Loser or Folk Hero? Who Was this Guy? And the National Monument in his name. Perhaps not as sexy or well-known as Daniel Boone – myth surrounds the man. John Day here… As you travel through Central Oregon you cannot miss the name “John Day.” The towns of John Day & Dayville, the … More Who Was this guy John Day, Anyway? and his National Monument
Kayaking in the rain – best yet! Our fifth kayak tour working as volunteer camp hosts was best the so far!! Our volunteer work as kayak tour hosts means on Thursday evenings… No Happy Hour!…..we are going our for a paddle! Tonight we had a great group of all beginner … More Kayaking in the Rain? why not? Best ‘Yak’ Yet!
One of our favorite wine areas is the Willamette Valley in Oregon. Many reasons keep it one of our favorites: friendly tasting rooms, many folks who still consider themselves farmers, real dedication to the craft, science, love, magic and luck of making wine – and a beautiful area to discover wine! So, this started as … More More Pinot? Yes, Please! Our Willamette Valley Visit – And the World’s best Wineglass
Two more successful paddles – 0% capsize rate! Yeah! As volunteer camp hosts at Milo McIver State Park in Oregon we host multiple kayak tours during the week & on weekends when Lake Estacada is not too busy. The lake is a popular fishing spot as it is stocked with Rainbow Trout every month – or … More Days 2 & 3 “On the Job” as Kayak Hosts at Milo McIver State Park