hiking: Discover Port Orford One of Oregon's Most Idyillic Seaside Towns. - 05/09/09 04:35 PM
Get away to Oregon's Hidden Seaside Town is the title of the article recently published in Sunset Magazine.
The hidden seaside town is Port Orford and the writer, Susan Houser, and the photographer, John Clark, have done a very good job of portraying "the not-so-sleepy charms of one of Oregon's most idyllic seaside towns."
I've been telling you all about Port Orford in my localizm blog but here is an outsiders opinion that substantiates what I've been blogging about.

hiking: Strengths of Port Orford - Port Orford Oregon 97465 - 04/28/09 08:11 AM
A prospective buyer from California recently asked: "What kind of town is Port Orford?"  I spoke about the natural beauty of the area then explained that in my opinion the people in Port Orford are its greatest strength. I shared with him my own experience about how open and accepting the community was when my wife and I arrived back in 2005 and how supportive our new friends and neighbors were when my wife needed major surgery to restore her to good health. Then I shared my sense of our community's spirit and our community's sense of place, He decided he needed to experience Port Orford first hand and is scheduling a visit … (0 comments)

hiking: Fishing the Elk River Port Orford, OR 97465 - 01/08/09 06:07 AM
The Elk River is one of three world-class salmon, cutthroat and steelhead trout fishing rivers in the Port Orford area. It rises approximately 25 miles into the Coastal Range of mountains of northern Curry County in the Siskiyou National Forest. Generally speaking it flows in a westerly direction through Grassy Knob Wilderness, when it reaches Port Orford it generally flows northwest, and drains into the Pacific just south of Cape Blanco.
The Elk River watershed is representative of the old-growth ecosystems along the southern Oregon coast. The scenic quality in the river corridor is a result of a combination of the … (0 comments)

hiking: Sea Stacks Capture Imaginations - 12/19/08 08:20 AM
Nature is busy sculpting and re-sculpting the sea stacks off the southern coast of Oregon into monolithic works of art, many of which are part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge.
Travelers puzzle over their history and frequently ask what kind of rocks are they.
The story told by geologists is that the age, composition, and arrangement of the rocks are clues that tell them that these rocks were originally connected to the mainland at a time when it extended further west.
They go on to explain that Oregon beaches are the objects of cyclical change that is dependent on … (4 comments)

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George Bennett

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Port Orford, OR

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