Whether you want to escape to a secluded desert, trendy downtown, snowy mountain, dramatic coast or rolling wine country, you'll find it in Oregon. The state's seven regions cover the gamut from sea level to the tip of Mount Hood. Citygoers will love strolling Portland's happening Pearl District, while adventurers will be happiest traveling by kayak, snow shoe, mountain bike or river boat.
Oregon is known as the "The Beaver State" because of the animal's history associated with the state and the qualities of industry and ingenuity. The beaver is the official state animal and featured on the state flag.