Happy Campers

This past weekend Luke and I went camping on the McKenzie River at Olallie Campground. It was also Gracie’s first camping trip. We bought our tent over a year ago and I’m ashamed to say that this is the first time that we’ve actually taken it camping. After this past weekend we definitely wish we would’ve gone more. Next summer we’ll plan better and get some more trips in.
Sniffin’ around
It’s important to point out that I started this fire with only ONE match. It’s even more important to point out that I started two more campfires this weekend, again only using ONE match.

We stumbled across the “Waterfall Loop” trail. It was our best find of the weekend.
The trail winds along the McKenzie River
and you almost always have a gorgeous view of the water.
My two favorite photos of the entire trip.
(Note: there is a rainbow in each one.)
Happy Campers
Hiking is more fun when it’s right by the river.
And everything is at your level.
Oregon has some awesome Ranger Stations
I beat Luke at every game we played.
I also accidentally threw my dice in my wine cup instead of the Yahtzee cup.
This is what we went to sleep to and woke up to. It was perfect.

8 thoughts on “Happy Campers

  1. Wow, looks like such a fun, perfect weekend! Holls your photography gets better and better – beautiful shots of the river. Gracie must have had a great time exploring, too! Cute pup. Love you!


  2. I'd love to know some tips for bringing your dog camping! We've been thinking about it but we worry there wont be enough room in the tent, or if they will always need to be on leash etc etc!


  3. looks like such a sweet little getaway. i love the idea of camping, but i'm not a fan of actually doing it. unless someone gives me a ridiculous amount of alcohol so i don't have time to really think about where i'm sleeping and how many bugs are surrounding me. 🙂


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