Willamette Mission State Park

Willamette Mission State Park


Location:On Wheatland Road, 8 miles north of Salem.
Facilities:Picnic area, group picnic shelters, hiking trail, bike path, bridle trail, horse camp, boat ramp, boat rentals, restrooms (é), interpretive exhibit, game courts.
Activities:Group camping, fishing, boating, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is the site of Jason Lee Methodist Mission (founded in 1834) and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It also includes the nation's largest known black cottonwood tree, about 250 years old.
Address:10991 Wheatland Rd
Gervais, OR 97026

Phone:503-393-1172
Fax:503-393-8863
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_139.php
Size: 1,686 acres.

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GERVAIS - Marist senior Jerik Embleton was the runner-up Saturday in the George Fox XC Classic at Willamette Mission State Park.
GERVAIS - Lane's Michael Martin won the men's race, and Andy Muhaa and Moises Martinez also earned top-10 finishes, and Northwest Christian won the men's team title at the George Fox Wes Cook Cross Country Classic on Saturday at Willamette Mission State Park.
2-mile) routes in Gervais, walk through Willamette Mission State Park (Free State Park Day), the historic site of an early Methodist settlement along the Willamette River.
BROOKS - Lane Community College placed three runners in the top 12 Saturday to win the men's team title at the George Fox Classic at Willamette Mission State Park.
BROOKS - Lane Community College's Eduardo Juarez finished third at the George Fox Invitational at Willamette Mission State Park.
Mossbacks Volkssport Club: Carpool to Willamette Mission State Park walk, 7 a.
From there, the bikeway goes through downtown Salem, north through Keizer, then on past Willamette Mission State park for the final 20 miles to its northern terminus at Champoeg.
Today, the paddlers go 26 miles to camp at Willamette Mission State Park.
The Northwest Civil War Council will stage its 15th annual Fourth of July battle re-enactments at Willamette Mission State Park on July 4-6.

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