Oregon hiking- Opal Creek Scenic Area and Wilderness. It is located east of Salem, in the Willamette National Forest. Opal Creek runs through thousands of acres of protected old growth forest, crisscrossed with over 30 miles of hiking trails.
def worth the visit. Blue Pool, Clear Lake Oregon - The McKenzie river resurfaces at the Blue Pool after traveling for some distance underground. The water is the same color as this picture depicts. It's worth the hike!