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Oregon state parks guide

March 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

New state parks guide available (Lebanon-Express, 3/1/2014) Oregon state parks guide (serial) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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State parks and biking

March 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept., Travel Oregon

Oregon Top Five: Ideas for Oregon state parks (Statesman Journal, 3/2/2014) The economic significance of bicycle-related travel in Oregon [PDF] (2013) Travel Oregon Oregon scenic bikeways [PDF] (2012) Travel Oregon Oregon scenic bikeways [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Whale sightings

January 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

State Officials Say Still Plenty of Whales Seen on Oregon Coast (BeachConnection.net, 1/22/2014) Whale watch week count (semiannual) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Whale watching volunteer training

December 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Whale Watch Week approaches on Oregon coast, Dec. 26-31 (Oregonian, 12/22/2013) Whale watching spoken here : call for volunteers (annual) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Land exchange projects

November 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Bandon State Natural Area gets nod toward 280-acre trade, which would become 27-hole golf course (Oregonian, 11/24/2013) Oregon Parks Commission OKs developer, rancher land swap (Capital Press, 11/20/2013) Appraisal report of Bandon State natural area, Coos County, Oregon (2011) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department Self contained appraisal report of Bandon Biota land [PDF] (2010) […]

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Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail

November 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation, Parks & Recreation Dept.

Bikers Can Now Travel Troutdale To Cascade Locks On State Trail (OPB, 11/14/2013) Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail opens Moffett Creek section (Oregonian, 11/15/2013) Historic Columbia River Highway bike map [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department The Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail news (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation Columbia River Gorge […]

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Scenic and recreation trails

November 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

What’s your favorite Oregon trail? ORTAC seeking to highlight outstanding trails (Statesman Journal, 11/7/2013) Oregon Recreation Trails Designation Program handbook [PDF] (2010) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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Oregon beach safety

November 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Can You Swim in the Pacific Ocean on the Oregon Coast? (Oregon Coast Beach Connection, 11/4/2013) Beach safety tips [PDF] (2007) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department Beach safety tips for kids (serial) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Opening of Cottonwood Canyon State Park

September 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Cottonwood Canyon opens as Oregon’s second-largest state park, thanks to Western Rivers Conservancy (Oregonian, 9/23/2013) Oregon’s Newest State Park To Open Wednesday (OPB, 9/23/2013) Cottonwood Canyon State Park [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Cottonwood Canyon State Park

August 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Cottonwood Canyon State Park on John Day River, one month before dedication (Oregonian, 8/23/2013) Cottonwood Canyon State Park comprehensive plan [PDF] (2011) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway

August 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Beaverton, Banks and Beyond Bicycle Tour offers cyclists up to 100 miles of beautiful bikeways (Oregonian, 8/18/2013) Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway management plan [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Cape Lookout State Park

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Cape near Tillamook offers trails with forest, coastal views (Statesman Journal, 6/15/2013) Cape Lookout State Park trail guide [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Oregon’s tidepools

June 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Huge Minus Tides on Oregon Coast in June (Beach Connection, 6/8/2013)

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Smith Rock State Park

May 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Smith Rock State Park dedicates new trail, visitor center on Oregon State Parks Day (Oregonian, 5/25/2013) Smith Rock State Park climbing and trail guide [PDF] (serial) Oregon. State Parks and Recreation Department

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Kam Wah Chung Heritage Site

April 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Unraveling The Past At Kam Wah Chung (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 4/24/2013) Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site [PDF] (serial) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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Banks-Vernonia State Trail

March 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Banks-Vernonia State Trail dotted with historic rail line’s past (Statesman Journal, 3/22/2013) Banks-Vernonia State Trail [PDF] (2010) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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Whale watching training

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Want to help others spot whales? This training is just for you (Statesman Journal, 11/22/2012) Whale watching spoken here : call for volunteers [PDF] (annual) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Tsunami debris

August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Tsunami Debris Clean-Up Costs Mounting (OPB, 8/7/2012) Beach debris frequently asked questions [PDF](2012) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Whale watch week

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Plenty of whales headed our way (Register Guard, 3/23/2012) Whale Watching Center, Depoe Bay [PDF] (2011) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department Whale watch week count [PDF] (biannual) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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National Register of Historic Places

February 21st, 2012 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Two landmark homes in Northeast and Northwest Portland added to the National Register of Historic Places (Oregonian, 2/20/2012) National Register of Historic Places [PDF] (2007) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department The National Register process [PDF] (2008)

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