Skunk Cabbage at McGowan Creek

Lysichiton americanus along McGowan Creek, near where the McKenzie river meets the Willamette River.

How to hike the McKenzie River Trail from Eugene, Car-free

Kids on log bridge over river

On one of the last few days of August, having the looming realization that there were only a few days left before starting school again, we decided to give summer one last good hurrah. With the lower trailhead just over 50 miles from Eugene, the beautiful 26.5 mile long McKenzie River National Recreation Trail is a very popular trail among … Continue reading How to hike the McKenzie River Trail from Eugene, Car-free