Entries from 'Parks'

Shepperd’s Dell State Park

George Sheppherd, a local dairy farmer, donated this piece of land in 1915 to the city of Portland.  He did this in memory of his wife and now one of the most accessible waterfalls lies off the historic highway in the Columbia River Gorge.  You can view the waterfall easily from the short walk up…

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Guy W Talbot State Park

When the nearby town of Latourell has a population of only 12 humans, you know this is a quaint park where you can get away from the crowds.  This state park is a small park with some wildlife viewing, hiking, and a 250 foot high Latourell Falls.  The falls are a short few minute walk to…

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Rooster Rock State Park

Rooster Rock State Park is one of the first parks you arrive at when driving up I-84 heading out of Portland.  This park is located at the true beginning of the Columbia River Gorge.  The park offers picnic tables, a public boat launch and some minor hiking.  Rooster Rock is a geologic feature that is…

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