Outdoor Activities Near Dayton, Oregon
If the names red-breasted sapsucker and cinnamon teal set your heart aflutter, the Oregon Birding Trails' Yamhill Loop is a must-drive. The route's 10 stops include some of the region's best places to add to your birding life list.
Get a close look at the vineyards of Yamhill County with Pedal Bike Tours. Starting in Newberg (about eight miles northeast of Dayton), the wine country excursion weaves through the scenic viticulture region, with stops at three tasting rooms. The five-hour tour suits intermediate riders.
The Yamhill River flows just blocks from downtown Dayton. From the weatherworn planks of the Ferry Street footbridge, gaze down at the waters on which steamboats carried passengers and goods to and from Portland in the late 1800s. Alderman Park occupies the river's northeast shore; the southwest bank has a boat launch with summer kayak rentals.