Oregon March 12, 2018
The One Historic Oregon State Park You Need To Visit This Year
Oregon is home to plenty of gorgeous state parks. From the majestic waterfalls in Silver Falls State Park to the plethora of peaceful hiking trails in the Columbia River Gorge, there is no shortage of natural beauty in the Beaver State. However, there is one state park that is more than just a pretty face. Farewell Bend State Park is rich with both natural beauty and history, making it the perfect place to plan a visit this year. Check it out:
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Located on the Oregon and Idaho border, Farewell Bend State Park is a beautiful and historic region that belongs on every Oregonian's bucket list.
Visitors can enjoy a peaceful and picturesque desert experience on the banks of the Snake River's Brownlee Reservoir.
In addition to being rich with natural beauty, Farewell Bend State Park is also a site of historical significance.
Back in the day, this area was the last stop on the Oregon Trail where travelers could rest and water and graze their animals before the trail turned north through more rugged country.
Today, Farewell Bend State Park continues to be a popular place for wildlife. While you're here, be on the lookout for deer, pronghorn, geese, eagles, chukars, and quail.
There are also two rental cabins available in the park, along with camping areas for tents and RVs.
If you opt to stay in one of the cabins, you'll be treated to A/C and beautiful views of the nearby river.
For a fun adventure in Eastern Oregon, consider taking a journey to Farewell Bend State Park. From the nature to the history, there is something for everyone here.
Farewell Bend State Park is located at 23751 Old Hwy. 30, Huntington, OR 97907.
Have you visited this gorgeous park before? Share your thoughts, photos, and memories with us in the comments below!
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