Beacon Rock State Park

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Beacon Rock State Park


Location:35 miles east of Vancouver on State Route 14.
Facilities:29 standard campsites, group camp, 2 camp shelters, showers, picnic shelter, 2 kitchen shelters with electricity, hiking trails (9 miles), bike trails (13 miles), bridle trails (13 miles), beach access, boat launch, dock.
Activities:Camping (including winter camping), boating, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, horseback riding, mountain biking.
Special Features:Beacon Rock is the core of an ancient volcano. The ice-age floods through the Columbia River Gorge eroded the softer material away, leaving this unique geological structure standing by itself. Visitors can hike to the top of this massive rock formation, the world's second largest monolith, and view the Columbia River Gorge.
Address:34841 State Rd 14
Skamania, WA 98648

Phone:509-427-8265
Fax:509-427-3242
Web: www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Beacon%20Rock
Size: 4,650 acres.

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A viral photo shows golfers Monday hitting the links at Beacon Rock Golf Course in North Bonneville, Washington, as wildfires blaze behind them.
Successful on his belated racecourse debut in a Curragh maiden in April, the Ranger progressed to beat stable-companion Beacon Rock by a short-head in the Chester Vase at Chester.
Having been all at sea at Epsom, Across The Stars looked a different horse in Berkshire, staying on gamely when challenged to run out a length-and-a-quarter winner from Beacon Rock.
He hasn't been ridden by Ryan Moore or fancied in the betting since the combination were runner-up - followed home by Idaho and Beacon Rock - in the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial, in which Aidan O'Brien's 2007 winner Yellowstone also finished second.
Jim Bolger would like to see good ground for his Moonlight Magic, who had Shogun, Idaho and Beacon Rock behind when landing the Derrinstown l at Leopardstown.
That trio could be joined by Idaho, Shogun, Beacon Rock and Bravery at Epsom but, as expected, O'Brien withdrew French 2,000 Guineas winner The Gurkha from the Derby entries.
In the Gallinule Stakes, Ryan Moore has opted for Beacon Rock, but an attractive alternative is the talented Housesofparliament.
in herey The Coolmore contingent is completed by Ballysax third Beacon Rock and likely outsider Lieutenant General.
Gifted Master brought his week's earnings to over PS200,000 when holding the Moore-ridden Beacon Rock earlier.
The day we hiked Beacon Rock (about 1 1/4 hours round-trip), the ospreys were soaring above the river to the east.
Commercial salmon fishing on the main stem Columbia River is restricted to the area between Hayden Bridge and Beacon Rock, and will occur on days the sport fishery is closed.