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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

State Parks Day!

This Saturday, enjoy one of our fabulous state parks during Oregon Parks & Recreation’s State Parks Day!

State Parks Day began in 1998 and is held on the first Saturday in June every year. On State Parks Day all tent, RV, and horse camp sites are free, plus free day-use parking at any state park throughout Oregon.

The State Parks Day theme this year is “Let’s Go,” in honor of the Let’s Go program started by Friends of Tryon Creek. The Let’s Go program offers low-cost introductory family camping in the Portland area.

For a full list of State Parks Day events visit the Oregon State Parks website. To register for a Let’s Go program, call (888) 953-7677. You must be 18 years or older to register for an event.

Have fun this Saturday exploring an old or new favorite Oregon park!

Oregon celebrates State Parks Day with free day of camping first Saturday of June

Terry Richard in The Oregonian

photo courtesy of Oregon State Parks & Recreation