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Old 08-15-2011, 03:42 PM   #1
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Oregon Logging Roads and Valsetz

Hey guys. Did a day trip in the Tacoma a few months ago. I started in beautiful Newport, Oregon and drove inland before driving back to the coast via the abandoned town of Valsetz and some fun logging roads. Of course this was on the weekend when the roads are open to the public.

The best part was I didn't see anyone else! I took it pretty easy and cautious because I was all by my lonesome (I know...I know...). Just felt like a drive.















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Old 08-15-2011, 03:56 PM   #2
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Where is that? Is that along hwy 34?
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I ended up by Siletz after going through old Valsetz and getting lost on logging roads. I started west of Dallas. Mostly gravel and dirt roads. Nothing technical unless you wanted it.
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Why did you take a picture of just the grass and trees with the broken branch? Shoulda had your truck in it. Scenery?
It's like a wild animal hiding in the woods. I came across it and then it jumped out at me from behind the branch. Scared the crap out of me.
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I went out to Valsetz via 223, but it was pretty tame. I was kinda sad since it looked like such a promising area. If there's something more technical out there, I'd love to know
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I went out to Valsetz via 223, but it was pretty tame. I was kinda sad since it looked like such a promising area. If there's something more technical out there, I'd love to know
It looked like there was a lot to explore but I only had the day and didn't venture off too far on any of the side trails. I'm sure there are some more technical areas but I have no idea where those might be.
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It looked like there was a lot to explore but I only had the day and didn't venture off too far on any of the side trails. I'm sure there are some more technical areas but I have no idea where those might be.
Yeah, that's my story too. Some days you find it, other days you go for miles and find nothing more but some nice views and it's time to head home since the GPS and road atlas gave up a few miles back.
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i just moved up to oregon do you need a permit to run them on the weekends? cool pics
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Thanks.

I don't think you need any permits to run in this area on weekends.
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It's like a wild animal hiding in the woods. I came across it and then it jumped out at me from behind the branch. Scared the crap out of me.
Lol nice!! Sorry forgot I posted in here..
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