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Ornaments hidden throughout Willamette National Forest

Keen Sweet Home hikers will have more than giants and bigfoot to keep an eye out for this winter. The Willamette Valley Visitors Association launched their sixth annual ornament hunt on Friday, Nov. 17.

According to the WVVA, locally crafted wooden ornaments will be hidden along non-wilderness trails in the Sweet Home ranger district. Other participating Willamette National Forest districts include Detroit, McKenzie River and Middle Fork.

The group said in a press release that this year's ornaments are designed to showcase the Willamette Valley's wine-growing areas. Behind the idea of this...