Oregon — National Park Explorers

Category: Oregon

  • Crater Lake National Park

    Crater Lake National Park

    Crater Lake National Park protects 183,225 acres around the caldera of Crater Lake, a remnant of a collapsed volcano.  With a depth of 1,943 feet, […]

     
  • Newberry National Volcanic Monument

    Newberry National Volcanic Monument

    The 5,500-acre Newberry National Volcanic Monument protects the area around the Newberry Volcano, a shield volcano in central Oregon.  Newberry Volcano is 20 miles in […]

     
  • Cove Palisades State Park

    Cove Palisades State Park

    The 4,400-acre Cove Palisades State Park reminded us what the Grand Canyon might look like if it was flooded.  The park lies on rocky, steep […]

     
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  • Smith Rock State Park

    Smith Rock State Park

    Smith Rock State Park is a relatively small but very popular park located in central Oregon’s high desert.  The 641-acre park has dramatic cliffs that […]

     
  • Deschutes National Forest

    Deschutes National Forest

    Deschutes National Forest covers 1.8 million acres east of the Cascade Mountains in central Oregon.  The forest contains five Wilderness areas, six National Wild & […]

     
  • Silver Falls State Park

    Silver Falls State Park

    Silver Falls is the largest state park in Oregon at over 9,000 acres.  The highlight of the park is the Trail of Ten Falls, where […]

     
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  • Mt. Hood National Forest

    Mt. Hood National Forest

    Mt. Hood National Forest covers 1.07 million acres in Oregon from the Columbia River Gorge south for 60 miles to the slopes of Mt. Jefferson.  […]

     
  • Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

    Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

    The Columbia River Gorge is a beautiful river canyon over 80 miles long and up to 4,000 feet deep.  The north side of the canyon […]

     
  • L.L. Stub Stewart State Park

    L.L. Stub Stewart State Park

    L.L. Stub Stewart State Park is 1,673 acres of rolling hills, forests and canyons just 30 miles west of Portland.       There is a […]

     
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  • Planned Stop #20: Cape Arago

    Planned Stop #20: Cape Arago

    Cape Arago is a scenic headland jutting into the Pacific Ocean along the southern Oregon coast.  Long used by native Americans, Cape Arago was first […]

     
  • Planned Stop #21: Silver Falls

    Planned Stop #21: Silver Falls

    Silver Falls State Park is located about 20 miles southeast of Salem, Oregon.  It is the largest state park in Oregon with an area of […]

     
  • Planned Stop #22: Portland

    Planned Stop #22: Portland

    Portland, Oregon is located near the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia.  It has a population of 583,776, making it the 29th most populous city […]

     
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