Oregon State Parks

Camping is a delight that many of us enjoy. The various campgrounds among the state parks in the region can make for an exciting and memorable camping trip. There are many to choose from, and each one has its own special qualities that will make your outing enjoyable.

For a year-round destination that the whole family can enjoy, visit The Cove Palisades State Park, located in a high desert region. The best part of this park is that it is warm in the summer, and cool and mild in the winter months. Large cliffs surround the park and overlook the wondrous Lake Billy Chinook. In February, The Cove Palisades features their popular Eagle Watch, a famous attraction among the locals and tourists alike.

Water sports such as swimming, fishing, and boating available at the lake. Kayaking tours can be taken weekly in both the summer months and on some weekends the rest of the year. The campground offers all services, and there is a store and restaurant located right in the park. Log cabins can be rented for a cozy and peaceful vacation.

Beverly Beach State Park in Oregon is well known for the walkway that runs right under the highway and heads to the beach. For fun in the sand, bring the kids and their toys and help make sand castles, or run down the shore with a kite. One of the best aspects of the park is the campgrounds, which are among the towering trees in the forest.

Camping is available all year round, and there are many options to choose from. You can rent one of the full hook up sites, or stay at the tent sites to cater to yours and your families' level of comfort. Beverly Beach is beautiful all year round.

Come and visit the only campground in the state of Oregon that is found right in the middle of a city. Devil's Lake State Recreation Area offers tons of summertime activities for everyone who visits. Boating, skiing and the use of personal watercrafts are permitted in the park. The summer also brings kayak tours of the lake.

When you decide to call it a day and camp out, you will find loads of camping options. Full site hook-ups ate available with both cable and electric. Roughing it is an option too, with many tent sites available. Year-round access is available at Devil's Lake State Park, and special events are held here often, as well.

A hike-in camp is available at Ecola State Park, located near Indian Creek. This state park boasts being one of the most photographed places in Oregon. There are over three and a half miles of sandy beach, 1300 acres of landscape, and beautiful ocean frontage to choose from. The park is a habitat for elk and deer, and has many examples of old trees such as Sitka Spruce and Western Hemlock.