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Description - Chandler State Wayside is a great picnic spot with fishing available in nearby Crooked Creek. This area is thick with ponderosa pine to provide shaded picnic areas. There is water and flush toilets available. There is no fee to use this park. The restrooms are closed in late fall, winter and early spring. For information, call 1-800-551-6949

Attractions - Chandler State Wayside provides a nice spot to picnic near a cool stream or in the shade of the ponderosa pine trees. This area has access to Crooked Creek, home to rainbow trout and crayfish. Facilities at this site include flush toilets, drinking water, and picnic tables.

Recreation - Visitors of Candler State Wayside can enjoy fishing and picnicking. Facilities at this site include flush toilets, drinking water, and picnic tables.

Climate - Climate in Eastern Oregon varies greatly with elevation. The higher elevations experience colder temperatures and higher precipitation than the lower elevations. The region is much more arid and experiences greater temperature variations than western Oregon. Much of Eastern Oregon is considered high desert, where in some areas annual precipitation is less than 10 inches. Summer temperatures often reach 90 degrees in the lower elevations. Winters can be bitterly cold here, although there is little humidity. The mountains can receive heavy snowfall. 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.

Location - Chandler State Wayside is located in Eastern Oregon, off US Highway 395, 16 miles north of Lakeview.


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Contact Information:
Oregon Parks & Recreation Department, 1115 Commercial Street NE , Salem, OR, 97301-1002, Phone: 800-551-6949

Additional Information:
Eastern Oregon - With a relatively small population, this huge region is truly one of the west's last great wide open spaces. Eastern Oregon is a land of high deserts cut by mountain ranges and canyons.
Oregon State Parks - Oregon's State Parks offer beautiful settings for outdoor recreation activities including camping, yurt or cabin stays, hiking, biking, picnicking, fishing boating, wildlife viewing and much more.

Links:
Oregon State Parks - Official agency website
Oregon State Parks - Official Agency Website

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