Our Silver Falls Adventure

This week, we hopped in the Jeep and headed out to Silver Falls State Park for a little hiking and getting our fill of that oh-my-gosh-we-live-in-Oregon thing!!! Here’s the story:

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The day started off with a visit to the Gordon House. In case you don’t know, Jimmy has his masters in architecture, so after finding out there is a Frank Lloyd Wright home in Oregon, we had to go! This was my first time visiting a Frank Lloyd Wright home, so it was pretty cool to see in person.

Here’s J on the grounds.

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After the Gordon House, we continued driving through the Oregon countryside … It felt a bit like Indiana.

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Of course we had to take a shot of J’s shoes!

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Right inside the park, there’s a beautiful overlook. We decided to stop there to have a picnic & enjoy the beautiful, sunny day!

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We took advantage of the view & snapped a few photos of us together. A rarity!

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After lunch, we headed over to the falls … The sun that day made the areas around the falls so beautiful. It was dreamy & illuminated!

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The water is SOOO blue! Right after this, we had to put the camera away because we WALKED BEHIND THE WATERFALL!!! Such a cool experience. I never imagined that we’d be able to walk behind the falls. The power of the falls can be felt in your chest & the mist coming off of the falls is so refreshing.

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J hiding in the stump of an old tree.

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Another waterfall … More super blue water!

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After the hike, we headed back to the overlook just as the sun was setting.

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The drive home that day was really nice. We played loud music & watched the sun set over the mountains in the distance. Love this last shot that J grabbed of this little flock of birds.

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Made with Nikon D700 // 28-75mm  f2.8 // Processed with VSCO film.

12 responses to “Our Silver Falls Adventure

  1. Been wanting to get to Silver Falls. You’ve inspired me.

  2. Looks like a fun trip! I have lived here for awhile and I still haven’t gone to Silver Falls!

    Roya
    http://www.royaghorbani.wordpress.com

  3. Awesome . . . can’t wait to experience Oregon in person some day.

  4. I love this adventure! Silver Falls is so beautiful and I love all the photos of the trees and gnarled roots, etc! xox

  5. Can’t wait to get to Portland – hope we get a chance to see some of the real pictures.

    Love you

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  8. Stunning photos. I like the nature shots, the portraits and the photos of the Frank Lloyd Wright house. Frank was the man!

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