10 Amazing State Parks Around Portland

One of the top perks of living in Portland is that some of nature's most amazingly stunning sights on the planet are within a day trip or less.

Located in Terrebonne, about two hours from downtown, this Spaghetti Western lookalike is. One can see awe-inspiring river valleys and rock formations.

1. Smith Rock State Park - Terrebonne

Harris Beach State Park that juts right into the water, making it one of the most beautiful state parks to visit near Portland.

2. Harris Beach State Park - Brookings

3. Silver Falls State Park - Sublimity

4. Ecola State Park - Cannon Beach

5. Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area - Reedsport

6. Crown Point State Scenic Corridor - Corbett

7. Crater Lake National Park - Crater Lake

8. Tryon Creek Natural Area - Portland

9. Fort Rock State Natural Area - Fort Rock

10. Nehalem Bay State Park - Manzanita

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