Trails n Tales from Oregon

We spent several weeks visiting friends and family in Oregon as well as exploring many beautiful and interesting places.  Click on the links at the bottom of the page to share our exploration of Oregon!

Some basic information on the State of Oregon

Oregon (OR)
Became the 33rd State on 
February 14, 1859.

Capital: Salem
Largest City: Portland
Nickname: Beaver State
Mottos: She Flies With Her Own 
State Song: Oregon, My Oregon
           by J.A. Buchanan &
                Henry B. Murtagh 
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Animal: American Beaver 
State Flower: Oregon Grape 
State Tree: Douglas Fir
State Mushroom: Pacific Golden
State Nut: Hazelnut
State Fruit: Pear 
State Fish: Chinook Salmon
State Insect: Oregon Swallowtail
State Shell: Oregon Hairy Triton
State Fossil: Metasequoia
State Rock: Thunderegg
State Gemstone: Oregon Sunstone 
State Soil: Jory
State Beverage: Milk
State Dance: Folk Dance
Places We've Been