Blacktail Deer Taking a Break


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Deer

It was nice day near the end of March. I decided to take a drive to the Coastal Mountains to see if any deer could be found to photograph.

L.L. “Stub” Stewart Memorial State Park was my destination. It is situated next to the Banks-Vernonia Rail Trail.

Blacktail Deer

The original railway line was built in the 1920s to move logs and lumber from a company mill in Vernonia as well as freight and passengers to Portland. The railroad line was abandoned in 1973. One year later Oregon bought the right-of-way. In 2007 the  State Park opened adjacent to a segment of the rail-trail.

It didn’t take long until I spotted four Blacktail deer resting on a hillside where they could enjoy some afternoon sunshine.

They’re always fun to see.

Blacktail Deer sound asleep

I’ve been spotted

Blacktail Deer taking a nap

Categories: Oregon Coastal Mountain HikingTags: ,

1 comment

  1. I too love to photograph the deer.

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