Opal Creek Wilderness Drive time: 2 hours Hike: 7 miles (round trip) OPAL CREEK epitomizes Oregon in the buff: an ancient Eden teeming with deep green pools, splashing waterfalls, and trees the size of buildings. Saved from the saw in 1998 after a years-long battle, the 20,800-acre preserve provides a rite of passage for local backp...

Show Comments