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ken carpenter
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I have purchased Tim Fisher's excellent OreRockOn CD with localities. However, I was interested in finding petrified wood in the areas between Eugene and Crater Lake as well as any place between Bend and Portland. I have noticied references to 2 localities: Lookout Point Reservoir and The Dalles. Any feedback on these and other locales would be appreciated. I am heading out there with my family this Wednesday 8/8.
jay bates
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Ken, I don't know any information on those two sites, but would appreciate getting some feedback from you on what you found.
Jack Cole
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Ken,

Petrified Wood in Oregon......

On the west side of the cascades there is petrified wood in most stream beds from Eugene to Portland / from the coast to the foot hills of Mill city.

East of Mill city there is young cap Basalts layers covering the Petrified wood. From a Gas station called Little Sweden East to Black Butte is Basalts flow that is about 25 Mill.

above 1800 Ft. in this area there is Bamboo found though very rare to fine

The best hunting on the Green side of Oregon is in the foot hills around Sweethome, Lebanon, Scio, Lacomb, Gates, Eugene.

The material from this area i hunt is highly agatized and there is great Cell pattern in most of the material found.
i have been hunting the list of city's and found the Scio area the best in the foot hill just east of town.

In Oregon there is Petrified wood in every Sq. Mile of land. So i share the area i grew up in since 1957 Oct - 02.
61 got my feet wet at the new bridge over to Marion County.
Dredge line for footings and huge piles of ....Rock to sort through.
Any More Info. the Natives would bury me to the nick at low tide on a full moon.

Then there`s the books and the rest of the locations of the more famous locations.

Ken I`ll let one out....The Crab tree Creek just east of Scio,Oregon and south of Roger Mt.


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