US State Parks

Each state is taking care of the natural treasures it possesses, preserving them within the territories of State Parks.

Giant Spruce Trail 8

Gorgeous Giant Spruce Trail

Location: Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint, Oregon Length: 2 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain: 300 feet Discover a fabulous Giant Spruce Trail on the Oregon Coast. While hiking the trail it seems like you are in a fairy tale. Imagine you are passing through the old growth forest with spectacular trees, wooden bridges and lush vegetation. Everything is so charming and mysterious. This trail is perfect for lovely nature trips, walking and running. The trail will lead you to the fantastic Giant Sitka Spruce! [...]

Crescent beach trail 1

Awesome Crescent Beach Trail

Location: Ecola State Park, Oregon Length: 2 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain: 500 feet GPS coordinates: N 45 55.885 W 123 58.723 Are you looking for a new experience, the best views and a serene atmosphere? Crescent Beach Trail located in Ecola State Park in Oregon will give you more than you expect such as an unforgettable hike, breathtaking views and a great work out but it is worth all that beauty you may find on your way. This is about 2-mile trail which [...]

Crown Point State Park 12

Fabulous Crown Point State Park

Address: Multnomah County, Corbett, Oregon 97019, USA GPS Coordinates: N 45 32.351 W 122 14.668 Have you ever dreamed of exploring the Oregon’s landmarks? Well, it’s time to do it right now! You will be taken to Crown Point State Park nestled about 23 miles from Portland, Oregon. It’s an amazing destination to soak up the gorgeous scenery and learn more about the history of the area! It’s hard to describe the feelings when you look at the spectacular Columbia River [...]

Clatsop Loop Trail 1

CLATSOP LOOP TRAIL

  Location: Ecola State Park, Oregon Length: 2,7 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain: 720 feet GPS coordinates: N 45 55.905  W 123 58.749 Take in the atmosphere of tranquility and peace while hiking along the Clatsop loop trail. Take a journey through the fascinating old growth forest and soak up the gorgeous views of the ocean. Clatsop loop trail is 2.7 mile trail which begins at the Indian Beach parking area in Ecola State Park. It's a dog friendly quick loop trail that will reward you [...]

Cannon beach Trail 9

CANNON BEACH TRAIL

Location: Ecola State Park, Oregon Length: 2,8 miles Difficulty: Moderate GPS coordinates: N  45 55.874  W 123 58.570 Visitor’s Information: Dogs are permitted on a leash Take your time and experience the most stunning views of the ocean and feel yourself relaxed! Cannon Beach trail is an amazing 2.8 mile dog friendly out and back trail which is very popular among tourists because of Haystack Rock and The Needles. It’s an awesome destination to bring a picnic and take in the breathtaking views of the [...]

Sonoma Coast State Park 27

Sonoma Coast State Park – an incredible place you’ll never forget

  Address: 3095 Highway 1 Bodega Bay, CA 94923 Phone: (707) 875-3483 Acreage: 10,000 GPS Coordinates: N 38 24.310 W 123 05.867 If you want to enjoy the fullness of beauty and uniqueness of the northern Californian Coast, Sonoma Coast State Park is just the right place for this. Spreading out its land of more than 10,000 acres on the 17 miles of Pacific coastline, this park boasts breathtaking scenery of the majestic ocean and incredible beaches which are quite diverse in their appearance. [...]

Kortum Trail 17

Kortum Trail – enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Coastline

  Location: Sonoma Coast State Park, California Length: 8 miles (roundtrip) Difficulty: Easy Elevation Gain: 300 feet (at the northern section, going from Shell Beach to Goat Rock) GPS Coordinates: N 38 24.310 W 123 05.867 Kortum Trail is the best option to get acquainted with the “coastal part” of Sonoma Coast State Park. Being the longest trail of the park, it runs for about 4 miles from the Wright’s Beach on the south up to the Blind Beach on the north. The trail was [...]

Summit Trail 11

Summit Trail at Smith Rock State Park – unforgettable views

Address: Terrebonne, OR 97760, United States Phone number: 541-548-7501 Length: 2 miles GPS Coordinates: N 44 21.952 W 121 08.233 The Summit Trail is the youngest trail in the park, which was opened in 2013. It is actually a connecting trail and is usually hiked as a part of Summit Trail Loop which starts at the parks’ Welcome Center and runs for approximately 7, 5 miles throughout the Smith Rock State Park, and includes Canyon Trail, River Trail, Summit Trail, Burma Road Trail and Wolf [...]

Rope de Dope Trail 16

Interesting Rope de Dope Trail at Smith Rock State Park

Address: Terrebonne, OR 97760, United States Phone number: 541-548-7501 Length: 0.5 miles GPS Coordinates: N 44 21.952 W 121 08.233 This short trail, stretching forward for only 0.5 miles, is regarded to be one of the most often used trails and one of the major connectors between the trails within the well-conceived trail system of incredible Smith Rock State Park. For people staying at The Bivy (the campground area) Rope de Dope trail arranges an access to the Canyon Trail, leading to the footbridge across the [...]

River Trail 27

Amazing River Trail at Smith Rock State Park

Address: Terrebonne, OR 97760, United States Phone number: 541-548-7501 Length: 0.68 miles GPS Coordinates: N 44 21.952 W 121 08.233 Information Center: Crooked River National Grassland, 274 SW 4th Street, Madras, OR River Trail is an extremely easy picturesque trail, especially popular and often visited by families with kids and various age visitors, who are eager to enjoy all the beauty of Smith Rock State Park without climbing the strenuous trails, preferring a pleasant saunter at a leisurely pace. To find to the River Trail from the [...]

Misery Ridge Trail 24

Misery Ridge Trail at Smith Rock State Park

Address: Terrebonne, OR 97760, United States Phone number: 541-548-7501 Length: 0.68 miles GPS Coordinates: N 44 21.952 W 121 08.233 Information Center: Crooked River National Grassland, 274 SW 4th Street, Madras, OR Misery Ridge Trail is probably the most popular and well-known trail of the Rock Smith State Park, but for inexperienced hikers it may also seem one of the most strenuous trails of this state park. Its steep ascend at the beginning caused lots of troubles to early pioneers, trying to cross over the mountain [...]

Skull Hollow Campground 9

Skull Hollow Campground at Smith Rock State Park, Oregon

Address: Terrebonne, OR 97760, United States Phone number: 541-548-7501 Acreage: 651.68 Day-use: Fee Annual Pass: 24 month pass $5, $30, $50 GPS Coordinates: N 44 21.952 W 121 08.233 Information Center: Crooked River National Grassland, 274 SW 4th Street, Madras, OR Rock Smith State Park is a unique place with unbelievable landscape visited by hundreds of thousands people annually. It is the real Paradise for the climbers offering f couple of thousands of routs for climbing with various levels of difficulty. The only thing this wonderful park is missing is [...]