Description - Hoffman Memorial Myrtle Grove is a shaded glen canopied with spectacular myrtlewood trees. The myrtlewood tree is a relative of the bay laurel. Many people cook with myrtlewood leaves in place of bay leaves. Can you imagine the pungent aroma that will greet you as you enter this grove?
Copyright: Oregon State Parks
Hoffman Memorial State Wayside
- Interpretive signing accompanies a self-guided tour brochure designed to help you experience this cool respite from the highway. There's no drinking water at the park.
Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park.
Recreation - Hoffman Memorial State Wayside offers opportunities for picnicking, fishing, and viewing the interpretive signs.
Climate - The Oregon coast receives abundant rainfall, mostly between October and April. July and August bring the best chance for clear days. Summer temperatures are normally moderate and almost never hot. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long.
Hoffman Memorial State Wayside is located along Oregon Highway 42, 3 miles south of Myrtle Point.