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Holman State Wayside
Copyright: - Oregon State Parks
Holman State Wayside
Description - Historically, the old territorial road of the 1850's passed through this wayside enroute to the town of Dallas and points south. A spring on the property was used as a watering hole for people and their livestock.

Attractions - The wayside is is covered with a stand of fir trees overlooking the Willamette River. A great spot for picnicking, bike riding, and a beautiful place for a rest stop.

Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park. Facilities include restrooms, potable water and picnic tables.

Recreation - Holman State Wayside offers opportunities for picnicking, bicycling and relaxing.

Climate - Climate in this region changes with elevation. The area receives a high amount of precipitation. Much of the precipitation comes from October to April in the form of rain at the low elevations and as wet heavy snow in the higher elevations. 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. Late spring, summer and early autumn bring the best chance for clear, sunny days and bring moderate temperatures.

Location - Holman State Wayside is located along Oregon Highway 22, 4 miles west of Salem.


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

Additional Information:
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.
Willamette Valley - The Willamette Valley lies to the south of Portland and takes its name from the river that flows through it. The valley lies between the Coast Range and the Cascades.

Links:
Oregon State Parks - Official Agency Website

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