Rock State Park encompasses 651 acres on the Oregon
high desert plateau which hovers around 3000 feet
in elevation. The park and campground are open
year-round. A $3 day use permit or a current state
park camp receipt is needed for each vehicle.
A yearly permit is available for $25.
views of the Owyhee Mountains. Bighorn sheep and
pronghorn antelope live here, as do golden eagles,
coyotes, mule deer, wild horses and (rarely) mountain
lions. Rockhounds and hikers are welcome in this
wilderness paradise. Use the park as your base
camp to explore the badlands of Oregon.
at the confluence of the east and west forks of
the Illinois River, the park offers picnic tables
and restrooms. There is a short walking trail
near the picnic area. The Illinois Valley is a
unique geologic area with many rare plants. Visit
here to enjoy the natural beauty of the area.
first thing that strikes you when you arrive at
Cascadia is the tranquility. While the park is
quite large, there are barely two dozen campsites,
making this a great spot for an intimate getaway.
The campground and east picnic area are open May
1-September 30. The west picnic area is open year-round.
A pair of hiking trails give you a chance to explore
the area. A .75 mile trail leads to the spectacular
Soda Creek Falls. A newer trail ushers you through
historic Douglas-fir trees along the South Santiam
River (a good place to fish and swim).
Widely known for its intense blue color and spectacular
views. During summer, visitors may navigate the
Rim Drive around the lake, enjoy boat tours on
the lake surface, stay in the historic Crater
Lake Lodge, camp at Mazama Village, or hike some
of the park's various trails including Mt. Scott
at 8,929 ft. Although park facilities mostly close
for this snowy season, visitors may view the lake
during fair weather, enjoy cross-country skiing,
and participate in weekend snowshoe hikes.
lands extending about 100 miles along the east
side of the Cascade Mountains crest and eastward
into the Ochoco Mountains. The area is rich in
human and natural history and radiate variety
offering a multitude of diverse scenic and recreation
opportunities. Alpine forests and lush meadows,
sparkling lakes and scenic rivers, dense evergreen
forests, and lava caves are contained within the
spectacular snow capped volcanic peaks of the
Cascade Mountain Range to the west and high desert
to the east. Newberry National Volcanic Monument
offers an up close and personal look at volcanoes
and is home to the endangered pumice grape fern.
An enchanting mountain park with a rushing creek
running through the middle of its gardens, meadows
and playgrounds. This 93-acre vista of emerald
lawns, tennis courts, a sand-pit volleyball court,
picnic area, colorful landscaping and playground
equipment. The park follows Ashland Creek through
undeveloped woodlands, and also includes a Japanese
garden, two duck ponds, a formal rose garden,
groves of sycamore trees and a number of secluded
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