French Prairie Loop: 99 East Professional Guide
Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook
"A sixty-mile drive through northwestern Oregon’s Willamette Valley and French Prairie’s agricultural lands and historic areas. History and architecture take precedence over natural scenery that includes the Willamette River, hop and berry fields, and open farmland. It was this rich soil and abundant wildlife along the Willamette that attracted the first fur trappers and later Oregon Trail emigrants to the area.
Special attractions: Oregon Trail terminus, Willamette Falls, Aurora Historic District, French Prairie historic churches, Champoeg State Park, Willamette River, camping, wildlife observation, museums. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more."