The Vintgar gorge is one of the most popular natural features in Slovenia. From Bled the route leads north towards the village of Podhom. All along the road there are clear signs for Vintgar, and then by local roads the route leads to the entrance to the gorge itself (3.5 km or 2.2 mi from Bled). The gorge has been arranged for visitors for more than a hundred years. http://www.theworldgeography.com/2013/04/gorges.html
Opal Creek in Oregon Visiting Opal Creek is a must for anyone who enjoys exploring rugged and wild forest. Named after the wife of an early Forest Service ranger, Roy Elliot, Opal Creek is home to eight hiking trails, which take in sights such as five lakes and no fewer than 50 waterfalls. The 20,746-acre site is best visited between April and October and those who want to experience the wilderness up close and personal can even camp overnight at the site too.
16 reviews of Umpqua Hot Springs stars for the scenic view!! I went to the hot springs this weekend and what a lovely site the Umpqua National Forest is. The hike up to the hot springs is short but steep as everyone has stated. I went in the…
Last weekend, my family and I had the opportunity to hike in the Opal Creek Scenic Area and Wilderness. It is located east of Salem, in the Willamette National Forest. Opal Creek runs through thousands of acres of protected old growth forest, crisscrossed with over 30 miles of hiking trails.