Oregon's newest state park opening

Oregon's newest state park opening

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.