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Planning Services

Brian Booth State Park Comprehensive Plan
(formerly named Beaver Creek-Ona Beach) 

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission approved this comprehensive plan.  It will now proceed to the rulemaking process. 
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for the latest information.


Columbia River Gorge Comprehensive Plan

The draft comprehensive plan is in the final stages of completion. 
Click here to view the latest information and the plan.
 
Tryon Creek State Natural Area Comprehensive Plan
The draft plan was approved by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission on July 17, 2013.  Click here to view the plan.

Milo McIver State Park Comprehensive Plan

The draft plan was approved by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission in November 2013.  Click here to view the plan.

 

Wapato State Greenway Comprehensive Plan

The draft plan was approved by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission in November 2013.  Click here to view the plan.


Design Services


Our design team works with the engineering & planning teams and provides graphic, landscape, sign and trail design on multifacted projects.  The design team has been working on the following projects:

Overnight and Day Use Bike Pods:  At Champoeg, Milo McIver, the Hatfield Trailhead, and Bullard's Beach

Amphitheaters:  At South Beach and Wallowa Lake


Trailhead Design:  At the Manning Trailhead


Demonstration Gardens:  At Smith Rock


Alternative Camping Shelters:  At Champoeg and Silver Falls


Nature Play Areas:  In the Valleys Region


Graphic Design for Signs and Signage Structure Designs in many State Parks

  

Visitor Experience Services

Welcome to our new department!  We have melded our Volunteer Services and Interpretive Services team to form the Visitor Experience Services section!

 

Visitor Experience Services coordinates and provides support for a broad range of programmed activities including interpretation, outdoor recreation, outdoor skills, volunteers, partners, park events, and environmental education programs designed to create memorable experiences for park visitors.


Columbia River Gorge Comprehensive Plan

 

Public Meetings


West End


Port of Cascade Locks Pavilion at Marine Park


Wednesday, October 22, 2014
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Advisory Committee*
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - General Public
355 Wa Na Pa Street
Cascade Locks, Oregon 97014

*
The public may attend the Advisory Committee meeting however, only comments from the committee will be taken at this meeting.


East End


Gorge Discovery Center


Thursday, October 23, 2014
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - General Public
5000 Discovery Drive
The Dalles, Oregon 97058


Services, programs and activities of OPRD are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If accommodations are needed, please call 503-986-0723 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.
























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