Road Trip to Nature: National park sites across the U.S. will waive entrance fees this Saturday, April 17, to celebrate the first day of National Park Week, check ahead though...
- Crater Lake: The park’s northern entrance and Rim Drive remain closed for the winter; lodges, restaurants and campsites remain closed; ranger-led snowshoe walks will not be offered this season.
- Oregon Caves: All cave tours are canceled due to the pandemic.
- John Day Fossil Beds: The Thomas Condon Paleontology is limited to 20 people at a time, and is open only Friday-Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Lewis and Clark: The visitor center is open to a limited number of people at a time.
The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. A great family tradition, and one of the most instgram-worthy spots in the PNW this time of year! Meet the lovely Cassidy from Wooden Shoe
Jurassic Empire Drive-Thru in Canby. This is different than the one at PIR, it's only here for the weekend April 15-18
Spend Sunday night with Sea Hawks Russell Wilson & Wife Ciara: Fans if you're missin' your boy Russell Wilson, he and his wife Ciara are hosting the COVID 19 vaccine tv special: Roll Up Your Sleeves to raise awareness and dispel concerns surrounding vaccines and highlight the importance of getting them. Jlo, Demi Lovato, The Obamas, Shaq & Charles Barkley, Lin Manuel Miranda, Faith Hill...many celebs on hand too. 7pm Sunday on NBC.
It's gonna be sunny and warm, fill up the water bottles and hit some of our most beautiful trails and hikes.
Portland's Saturday Market returns starting this weekend. It's only open on Saturdays to start. It's been closed, because of the pandemic. This is the 48th season for Saturday market.
Oregon's first Shake Shack opens today (Friday) in Beaverton. They're known for classic burgers, fries, hot dogs and frozen custard. They opened their first restaurant in New York City and expanded around the world. The Beaverton Shake Shack is located at Cedar Hills Boulevard and Walker Road.
The Detroit Lake State Recreation Area will start to reopen on April 20th. The Santiam Canyon wildfires forced the area to close last September. Starting at 6 a.m. on April 19th, you can make camping reservations at Detroit Lake. They'll open portions of the park in phases. The park had less damage from the wildfires than the town of Detroit. Staff has cleared burned vegetation and repaired a damaged water tank.
While there's a red flag warning and burn ban in effect, BBQ'n is not only okay, it's the perfect weekend for it! ENJOY and have a great weekend.