Tired of touch-and-go’s at your home airport? Get out and explore!
Bill Warren was forever encouraging others to “get out there and go flying!” Well, it’s not such a bad idea, you know. Grab a friend and go!
Please let us know about your favorite spot and we will happily add it to the lists below.
Aviation Events Calendar
The $100 Hamburger – and more!
|Salem – Flight Deck||503-581-5721|
|Cowboy Dinner Tree (45S)||Silver Lake, OR||541-576-2426|
|Gold Beach||walk to the Porthole Cafe|
|Chiloquin||walk across Hwy 97 to Molita’s Cafe|
|Klamath Falls / Kingsley Field||The cafe is upstairs at the terminal. A great spot to watch the fighter action!|
|Happy Camp, CA||Frontier cafe downtown – easy 3/4 mi walk||2nd Ave & Hwy 96|
|Montague, CA||The Dutchman cafe downtown – easy 3/4 mi – 1 mi walk|
|Powers, OR||Cruiser Cafe – easy 3/4 mi walk 541-439-3100||Named after the town’s school mascot. a fantastic cheeseburger!|
|Powers, OR||Jack’s cafe downtown – easy 3/4 mi walk||Possibly the best hand-dipped onion rings ever! Great homemade soup, too.|
Airports with hiking / Day Trips
|Prospect (64S)||Nice hiking loop to a waterfall and through town. Bring a picnic lunch and your camera!|
Airports that allow overnight camping
|Powers Hayes Field (6S6)||Beautiful grass strip along the Coquille River. No facilities on the field, but a nice diner in town. Rich logging history.|
|Toledo State (5S4)|
|Prospect (64S)||Nice wooded area for tents. Outhouses on site. Bring a blanket – it’s cool in the evenings!|
|Crescent Lake (5S2)|
|George Felt (5S1)|
|Lakeside (9S3)||grass – walk to town|
|Toketee (3S6)||Airport camping is permitted. Outhouse toilet. Trout fishing, wildlife area and national wilderness recreational area. Caution elk.|
|Grants Pass||picnic area / fire ring & camping spot|
|Cave Junction||camping in front of the Smoke Jumper Base|
|Lands Inn Airpark||45457 D.C. Lane||Kimberly, OR 97848||541-934-2333|
|Flying M Ranch||23029 NW Flying M Rd||Yamhill, OR||503-662-3222|
|Surprise Valley Hot Springs (059)||Cedarville, CA||530-279-2040|
|Oregon Aviation Museum||2475 Jim Wright Way||Cottage Grove, Oregon 97424||on the airport||541-767-0244||Sat 10-4 May-Sept|
|Evergreen Museum||500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way||McMinnville, Oregon||across the road from the airport||503-434-4185||M-Sun 9-5|
|Oregon Smokejumper Base||Illinois Valley (Cave Junction) Airport||on the field|
|Oregon Air & Space Museum||90377 Boeing Dr.||Eugene Airport||on the field||541-461-1101||Summer-
Apr to Oct
Wed to Sund
NOTE: George Felt Field, west of Roseburg, has few airplanes left on site and no longer hosts any aviation events.