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:


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.



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


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


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


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


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


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.


J hiding in the stump of an old tree.


Another waterfall … More super blue water!


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


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.


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!


  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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