Our Summer Volunteering at Oregon State Parks

Heading to Tugman State Park

We left the southwest in April to make our way back to Oregon after spending the winter there. We had scheduled May through August to volunteer at three Oregon State Parks. We needed to get back for our first host job beginning in May at Tugman State Park. This state park is near and dear to our hearts.  We have camped there several times over the years. We also paddled Eel Lake many times a year because it was so close to our home we had in Coos Bay.

historic prison

Yuma Rest Week

Last winter we spent nearly six weeks in Yuma. Not so much because it was a planned destination but because I (Mike) needed some doctoring (dermatologist). Diagnosis, surgery and checkup required...

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North Algodones Dunes Wilderness

After a week in the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, we headed to the Escapee co-op in Yuma to dump tanks and restock for our next adventure destination – a dune field just across the border into...