Department of Transportation Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

State Parks Historical Sketches

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Series documents the historical and natural background of many of Oregon's state parks and areas of interest (e.g., "Mitchell Country" in Wheeler County). The sketches include information about significant historical individuals and events, local legends, geology, and topography. Most of the sketches were written by park historians and university professors.

Electronic versions of these documents are available online. Click on a link below to view the PDF document (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Azalea State Park

Battle Mountain State Park

Battle Rock State Park

Booth Hill Overlook

Buena Vista Ocean Wayside

Cape Arago State Park

Cape Lookout State Park

Cape Sebastian State Park

Columbia Gorge State Parks (including Rooster Rock, Crown Point and Vista House, Guy W. Talbot, George W. Joseph, Shepperd's Dell, Benson, Oneonta Parking Space, Ainsworth, John B. Yeon, Sheridan Wayside, Lang, Starvation Creek, Viento, Wygant, Seneca Fouts Memorial, Hood River Loops Development Area, Hood River Mosier Forest Wayside, Memaloose Island Overlook, Mayer, Lewis and Clark Plaza

Darlingtonia State Park

Ecola State Park

Harris Beach State Park

Helmick State Park

Holman State Park

Jessie M. Honeyman State Park

John Day Fossil Beds State Park

Lincoln County State Parks (including Boiler Bay, De Poe Bay, Rocky Creek, Otter Crest, Devil's Punch Bowl, Yaquina, Seal Rock, Wood Supply Tract, Waldport Ocean Wayside, South Waldport Ocean Waysides, Yachats)

Peter Skene Ogden State Park

Rock Creek Stone Piles

Saddle Mountain State Park

Samuel Kimbrough State Park

Shore Acres State Park

Silver Creek Falls State Park

Umpqua Lighthouse State Park

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