A long-abandoned boat by the side of the Yaquina River, between Toledo and Newport, Oregon.
I’m pretty sure one of the biggest reasons I like coastal Oregon so much is that there are ferns everywhere. These were at Ecola State Park last year.
Beautiful flowers growing wild in Ecola State Park, Oregon.
I went to Oregon last August to see the complete solar eclipse as well as to spend time on the coast. I drove up through the Columbia River Gorge and decided to go to Elowah Falls on the way since it was on my bucket list. Unfortunately I was having a little arthritis flareup at…
I’m completely smitten with ferns — likely a byproduct of having spent the last 3+ decades in New Mexico. This is a frond I saw last summer in Ecola State Park (Oregon). For whatever reason, the spores are nearly as fascinating to me as the ferns themselves.
Abandoned railroad tracks along the Columbia River, in Astoria, Oregon.