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“Basket Slough”

Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Dallas
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Dallas, Oregon, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Basket Slough”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

From the top of the hill at the lookout, watching and listening to the birds was really cool. It is very beautiful from that vantage point. The trails are nice, but if you have difficulty hiking you may get winded. Wheel chairs would be quite difficult, but not impossible. You can't take your dogs, but that keeps the birds from being terrorized.

Visited May 2013
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English first
Dallas, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Grest plsce for a family hike.”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This place is always new having something to see in all seasons. It is a hike that small children can do as well as adults. A quite walk will give you all sorts of birds, deer, and other small wild animals. This is not a place available to the family pooch, so leave her at home. I have done this many times, and have never been disappointed.

Visited July 2013
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Salem, Oregon
Level 6 Contributor
198 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“LOVE IT!”
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Super duper hike to the top of the hill.
I enjoy interpretive trails so this fit the bill.
The path wasn’t too tough, workout that didn’t kill
Didn’t even have to take a pain pill!

Visited April 2013
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Thank marymo362
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Dallas, Oregon
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Mostly Geese”
Reviewed 23 May 2013

To be fair, I've never stopped there but have driven by a few hundred times and I can see most of the Slough as I go by. canadian geese stay here when they migrate. I've seen nutra. If you're lucky you may spot some deer. But it's free and easy access on and off Hwy 22.

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Keizer, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Peaceful beauty”
Reviewed 10 May 2013

We pass this area always on our way to the coast. We even have an oil paintint of the area. No matter the time ofthe year this area has ever changing rolling hills, an abundance of wildlife and sometimes even Mt. Hood.

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Alan and Sherry B
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