The quiet little town of Oakridge is a great getaway if you love forested areas. It's tucked at the convergence of Willamette National Forest, Deschutes National Forest, and Umpqua National Forest. It's also just two hours north of the beautiful Crater Lake National Park. There's no shortage of quiet, wooded areas to explore here! The hilly area surrounding Oakridge is quite popular for mountain biking. Here, you'll find miles of tracks ranging from beginner to expert levels. Hit part of the 21-mile Waldo Lake Loop for a beautiful view of the titular lake. The 7.1-mile Alpine Trail is shorter but quite a bit more challenging. The Oakridge RV Park offers an excellent spot to bed down if you're traveling via RV. It also offers a tent camping area. This Oakridge campground sits on the burbling Salmon Creek. Have a cookout around their picnic tables. September and October are generally the best months to hit this area of Oregon. The spring is very wet, with rainfall coming down for about half of March and April. Summers can get humid, which makes the mosquito population problematic. Fall threads the needle with relatively light rainfall and cooling temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to mid-70s.