20 REASONS OREGON MAKES ME WANT TO SAVE THE EARTH

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    Picking berries on Sauvie Island
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    Driving with a mountain casually hanging in the distance
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    Planning ski dates down that mountain (Mt Hood)
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    Chilling at Trillium Lake
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    Waking up to this
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    Watching the soapbox derby on Mt Tabor
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    Hiking along Siouxon Creek to this swimming hole in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest
    Ok, this is actually Washington
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    Relaxing in Hood River after paddle boarding down the Columbia
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    Even the flowers are weird in PDX
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    Twilight picnics on a pier of the Willamette River
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    Lounging with grain boats at Frenchman's Bar
    Ok, Washington again. But only Vancouver, which you'll plan on ignoring anyway.
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    Jungle walks in the middle of Portland
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    Only a million steps and you're on top of PDX
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    The vineyards and wineries
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    Farmers markets
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    The trees. The trees are present everywhere
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    Multnomah Falls is touristy, but there are tons of other waterfalls throughout the river gorge to hike to
    It is sweet walking up to the top. The views, the views.
  18. 18.
    The Pacific is MAGESTIC
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    Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach
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    This is self-indulgent
    I want to save the earth because Oregon makes us so happy. But please stop moving there. Thanks.