Oregon's newest state park opening

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Oregon's newest state park along the lower John Day River is opening this week.

State park officials say they bought the land in a series of four purchases for a total of nearly $8 million of Oregon lottery funds.

Cottonwood Canyon State Park will be Oregon's second largest park, at 8,000 acres. Only Silver Falls is bigger, at 9,000 acres.

Read more at OPB.

 

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