Hiking

Black Rock Mountain State Park

770-389-7277

3085 Black Rock Mountain Parkway

7 A.M.–10 P.M.

Georgia’s highest state park encompasses some of the most outstanding scenery in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Roadside overlooks provide spectacular 80-mile vistas, and four hiking trails lead visitors past wildflowers, streams, small waterfalls and lush forests. Visitors enjoy the summit visitor center for its views, gift shop and picnic tables. Read more…

Luckiamute Landing State Natural Area

503-986-0719

Nw Buena Vista Road

Seasonal Hours Varies

The Luckiamute River meanders through the 615-acre north tract, flowing into the Willamette River from the west and just a stone’s throw from the Santiam River confluence from the east. Travelers paddling the Willamette Water Trail can camp at the boater access only site. Read more…

Lapine State Park

503-986-0719

15800 State Recreation Road

Seasonal Hours Varies

If you want to immerse yourself in a subalpine pine forest where the air has that high-Cascades tang; to stay in a clean, quiet campground next to a twisting, cold river brimming with trout (and a nearby legendary fly fishing spot) and surrounded by miles of waiting-to-be-explored wilderness; to sit… Read more…