By Elaine Keavney, Board Member, Trailkeepers of Oregon Along the Clackamas River between Oregon City and Estacada, 951-acre Milo McIver State Park has historically had a single trail connecting its upper and lower northern sections. Because frequent slides…
By Cheryl Hill, Volunteer, Trailkeepers of Oregon
My husband, Greg, and I visited the Painted Hills unit of the John Day Fossil Beds on a brutally hot May day in 2017. After checking out all the short trails in the area, we hiked up the Carroll Rim Trail, which leads to a stunning viewpoint overlooking the most famous portion of the Painted Hills.
After enjoying the view for a while we started heading back. It was now late evening, the time that photographers call the “golden hour.” As we hiked back down the trail the light was amazing. I snapped this photo of Greg on the trail ahead of me with Sutton Mountain beyond.
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm
Settings: ISO 100, 1/50s, f/4.2
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