Champoeg State Heritage Area

Champoeg State Heritage Area


Location:Off US 99W, 7 miles east of Newberg.
Facilities:12 full hookup campsites, 67 electrical hookup campsites, 6 tent campsites, 6 yurts, 6 cabins, RV group camp, showers, restrooms (é), picnic area, group picnic shelters, hiking and biking trails, fishing dock, nature/visitor center, amphitheater, museum, gift shop, disc golf course.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, hiking, bicycling, interpretive and entertainment programs.
Special Features:Site of a momentous meeting of French Prairie settlers on May 2, 1843, which led to the establishment of provisional government for the Oregon Country. Park is located along the Willamette River and includes a historic home, 1860s-style garden, and the Butteville Store founded in 1863.
Address:7679 Champoeg Rd NE
Saint Paul, OR 97137

Phone:503-678-1251
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_113.php
Size: 615 acres.

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It's not a ride for the faint of heart - at least not in one pedalling session - but it's now possible to take a bicycle trip on the designated Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway from Armitage Park just outside Eugene north all the way to Champoeg State Heritage Area north of Woodburn.
Those include Champoeg State Heritage Area, seven miles east of Newberg; Sarah Helmick, six miles south of Monmouth; Devils Lake campground in Lincoln City; the entire Banks-Vernonia State Trail, and the Riverbend day-use area at Milo McIver State Park, four miles west of Estacada, which is closed because of a landslide and road erosion.