Native rhododendrons, Lupine and Tigerlily paint the hills, while Red Alder and Big Leaf Maple shoot green life into the crisp blue coastal skies. Energy is abound - the forest is alive! The Spring Chinook Salmon begin their journey up the Rogue River
, fawns are emerging at the forest edge and wild mountain sheep are spotted scaling the cliffs of our coastal trails.
Warm sunny days with lush cliffs of green plunge into waters of teal and blue with an occasional veil of coastal fog moving in and out. Summer activities include: white water rafting, picking of wild Himalayan Blackberries, superb weather for fishing and gardening, incredible river pools for swimming, wilderness hiking and camping, claming, beachcombing, tide-pooling and more.
The dramatic scenery of maples beginning to turn red and yellow makes for fabulous scenic driving or hiking as autumn Land
s. Salmon are spawning and fireplaces are being lit, while sprinkling rain renews the green moss and mushrooms on the forest floor.
Waterfalls are abundant in the many fern-laden valleys and are most spectacular after heavy rainstorms. The clear skies that follow make for pleasant walks along the shore to hunt for agates left by the crashing winter waves or lazy basking in the soft winter rays while listening to the distant barking of sea lions.
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