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Friday, April 11, 2014

Oregon’s Grande Ronde River is good float trip for beginners

Rafters navigate Andy's Rapid on the Grande Ronde River near Elgin, Ore. The Grande Ronde offers an excellent day trip for beginning rafters as it snakes from open farm country around Elgin into the shady canyons and steelhead waters near Lookingglass Creek.