This Hidden Spot In Oregon Is Unbelievably Beautiful And You’ll Want To Find It

As one of Oregon’s newest state parks, you might not have heard much about Cottonwood Canyon yet. This remote area in Oregon’s high desert region is home to sweeping rock formations, picture-perfect views of the John Day River and miles upon miles of peaceful wilderness. Guaranteed to take your breath away, Cottonwood Canyon is a unique treasure that you’ll definitely want to explore.

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Cottonwood Canyon State Park is open year-round. For fees and driving directions, visit the Oregon State Parks website. If you’re hitting the trails in the summer, be sure to bring plenty of water and watch out for rattlesnakes.

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