Oregon is known for its diverse landscape of forests, mountains, farms and beaches. The city of Portland is famed for its quirky, avant-garde culture and is home to iconic coffee shops, boutiques, farm-to-table restaurants and microbreweries. Highlights include the Native American art in the Portland Art Museum, the Japanese Garden and the Lan Su Chinese Garden. Oregon is called “The Beaver State” because of the association of beavers with the early history of the state and because of the admirable qualities of intelligence, industry, and ingenuity that are associated with this animal.
THE BEAVER STATE
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White Water Raftng and Kayaking Orange Torpedo Trips has been providing whitewater rafting adventures on the Rogue River, Salmon River, Klamath River, and North Umpqua River for over four decades. Founded in 1969, they have been taking people down these exciting Oregon, Idaho, and California rivers ever since. For the adventurous, their unique custom-designed and time-tested guiding style gives you the …