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Agate Beach State Recreation Site
Ainsworth State Park
Alderwood State Wayside
Alfred A. Loeb State Park
Alsea Bay Historic Interpretive Center
Arcadia Beach State Recreation Site
Bald Peak State Scenic Viewpoint
Bandon State Natural Area
Banks-Vernonia State Trail
Battle Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor
Beachside State Recreation Site
Benson State Recreation Area
Beverly Beach State Park
Blue Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor
Bob Straub State Park
Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint
Bolon Island Tideways State Scenic Corridor
Bonnie Lure State Recreation Area
Booth State Scenic Corridor
Bradley State Scenic Viewpoint
Bridal Veil Falls State Scenic Viewpoint
Bullards Beach State Park
Cape Arago State Park
Cape Blanco State Park
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Cape Lookout State Park
Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint
Cape Sebastian State Scenic Corridor
Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park
Cascadia State Park
Casey State Recreation Site
Catherine Creek State Park
Champoeg State Heritage Area
Chandler State Wayside
Cline Falls State Scenic Viewpoint
Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site
Collier Memorial State Park
Coquille Myrtle Grove State Natural Site
Crissey Field State Recreation Site
Crown Point State Scenic Corridor
D River State Recreation Site
Dabney State Recreation Area
Darlingtonia State Natural Site
Del Rey Beach State Recreation Site
Deschutes River State Recreation Area
Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
Devils Lake State Recreation Area
Devils Punch Bowl State Natural Area
Dexter State Recreation Site
Driftwood Beach State Recreation Site
Ecola State Park
Elijah Bristow State Park
Ellmaker State Wayside
Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area
Erratic Rock State Natural Site
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Fall Creek State Recreation Area
Farewell Bend State Recreation Area
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Fort Rock State Natural Area
Frenchglen Hotel State Heritage Site
Ft. Stevens State Park
Geisel Monument State Heritage Site
George W. Joseph State Natural Area
Gleneden Beach State Recreation Site
Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area
Goose Lake State Recreation Area
Governor Patterson Memorial State Recreation Site
Guy W. Talbot State Park
H.B. Van Duzer Forest State Scenic Corridor
Harris Beach State Park
Hat Rock State Park
Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint
Heritage Landing
Hilgard Junction State Recreation Area
Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
Hoffman Memorial State Wayside
Holman State Wayside
Hug Point State Recreation Site
Humbug Mountain State Park
Illinois River Forks State Park
Jackson F. Kimball State Recreation Site
Jasper Point
Jasper State Recreation Site
Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park
John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor
Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area
Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site
Koberg Beach State Recreation Site
La Pine State Park
Lake Owyhee State Park
Lewis and Clark State Recreation Site
Lost Creek State Recreation Site
Lowell State Recreation Site
Manhattan Beach State Recreation Site
Maples Rest Area
Mary S. Young State Recreation Area
Maud Williamson State Recreation Site
Mayer State Park
McVay Rock State Recreation Site
Memaloose State Park
Milo McIver State Park
Minam State Recreation Area
Molalla River State Park
Mongold (Detroit Lake)
Munson Creek State Natural Area
Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint
Nehalem Bay State Park
Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint
Neskowin Beach State Recreation Site
North Santiam State Recreation Area
OC&E Woods Line State Trail
Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site
Officers' Inn Bed and Breakfast (Fort Stevens)
Ona Beach State Park
Ontario State Recreation Site
Oswald West State Park
Otter Crest State Scenic Viewpoint
Otter Point State Recreation Site
Paradise Point State Recreation Site
Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
Pistol River State Scenic Viewpoint
Port Orford Heads State Park
Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint
Prineville Reservoir State Park
Prospect State Scenic Viewpoint
Red Bridge State Wayside
Roads End State Recreation Site
Rooster Rock State Park
Saddle Mountain State Natural Area
Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor
Sarah Helmick State Recreation Site
Seal Rock State Recreation Site
Seneca Fouts Memorial State Natural Area
Seven Devils State Recreation Site
Shepperds Dell State Natural Area
Shore Acres State Park
Silver Falls State Park
Smelt Sands State Recreation Site
Smith Rock State Park
South Beach State Park
South Jetty (South Beach)
Starvation Creek State Park
Stonefield Beach State Recreation Site
Succor Creek State Natural Area
Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area
Sunset Bay State Park
The Cove Palisades State Park
Tolovana Beach State Recreation Site
Tou Velle State Recreation Site
Tryon Creek State Natural Area
Tub Springs State Wayside
Tumalo State Park
Ukiah-Dale Forest State Scenic Corridor
Umpqua Lighthouse State Park
Unity Forest State Scenic Corridor
Unity Lake State Recreation Site
Valley of the Rogue State Park
Viento State Park
Vinzenz Lausmann Memorial State Natural Area
W. B. Nelson State Recreation Site
Wallowa Lake Highway Forest State Scenic Corridor
Wallowa Lake State Park
Wallowa River Rest Area
Washburne State Wayside
White River Falls State Park
Willamette Mission State Park
William M. Tugman State Park
Winchuck State Recreation Site
Wolf Creek Inn State Heritage Site
Wygant State Natural Area
Yachats Ocean Road State Natural Site
Yachats State Recreation Area
Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site

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General Information

Visitors enjoying the view from Ecola Point
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Visitors enjoying the view from Ecola Point
Description - Oregon is a state of incredible beauty and diversity, which is reflected in its numerous State Parks. Quality outdoor recreation experiences await visitors at state park day-use areas and campgrounds throughout Oregon.

Attractions - The Oregon State Parks have around 230 properties scattered around the state. There are and additional 92 Willamette River Greenway parcels, 57 of which have developed visitor facilities, and another five Oregon State Scenic Waterways.

Oregon State Parks offer dozens of historic sites and landmarks from Vista House in the Columbia River Gorge, to Wolf Creek Tavern near Grants Pass.

Recreation - Camping is offered at 50 of the Oregon State Parks. Nearly two-thirds of the 5,500 plus campsites available offer at least electrical and water utilities. Nearly 1,400 sites offer full RV hookup services.

For overnight visitors looking for other than a camping experience, more than half the parks offer yurts or log cabins. A few even have tepees and covered wagons.

Day-use areas offer amenities for family and group picnics, hiking, biking, horseback rides, fishing, boating, whitewater rafting, windsurfing, wildlife viewing, beachcombing, clamming, crabbing, and flying kites.

Climate - The climate in Oregon varies by region. The coastal region and west of the Cascades is generally temperate and wet. Temperatures rarely rise above 85 degrees F during the warmest months and rarely dip below freezing during the winter. Along the coast expect rain and wind during the fall, winter and spring months.

The mountains receive heavy precipitation and cool temperatures throughout the year. Conditions become more extreme the higher you climb. If visiting the region during the summer months be prepared for afternoon thunderstorms and chilly evening temperatures. Snow may be encountered on high country trails throughout the summer months.

Eastern Oregon is a high desert. Precipitation received annually accumulates to less than 10 inches of rain. Summer temperatures often reach 90 degrees in the lower elevations. Winters can be bitterly cold here, although there is little humidity.

Location - The state parks in Oregon are scattered throughout the state.


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Contact Information:
Oregon Parks & Recreation Department, 1115 Commercial Street NE , Salem, OR, 97301-1002, Phone: 503-378-5019

Additional Information:
Oregon - Oregon appeals to every outdoor enthusiast, with its temperate climate and coastal, desert and mountainous terrain. Half the acreage within the state is administered for public use by the Federal Government.

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