West Cascades Scenic Byway -
This byway offers some of the best up-close views of thundering waterfalls, ancient forests, rushing whitewater, and cool, placid lakes. The drive begins in the historic logging city of Estacada, immersing you in old growth forest. Continue and see snowcapped volcanic peaks and the breathtaking Wild and Scenic Clackamas River.
Take this 220-mile scenic alternative route between Portland and Eugene and discover some of the best "up-close and personal" views of thundering waterfalls, lush ancient forests, rushing whitewater and cool, placid lakes.
The West Cascades Scenic Byway intersects major routes like I-5 or Highway 97, so you can adjust your trip to enjoy shorter bits of the Byway. The Byway ends near the timber towns of Westfir and Oakridge.
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West Cascades Scenic Byway
, OR US