# State parks
Bridge of the Gods is one of how many national and state parks in Oregon?
For those who live in or want to visit the State of Oregon, there are many great places to explore and enjoy nature. Oregon's geographical area, at over 98,381 square miles, is the 9th biggest state in the US; this land includes coastline areas, low-elevation valley land, mountainous terrain, high desert plateaus, and high-elevation forest land.
Visiting Fort Stevens State Park, Warrenton, Oregon
Visiting Fort Stevens State Park is always a delightful adventure. On Thanksgiving day the park was fairly quiet with only a handful of visitors at each stop area. It was lovely to explore the Wildlife bunker viewing area. We started a trail next to the jetty construction site out to the beach and made our way back to the Wildlife bunker creating a loop.
New South Carolina State Parks Are Slated to Open
The state of South Carolina recently announced the addition of four new state parks to its lineup, bringing the total number of parks to fifty-one. Deals with Dominion Energy and Duke Energy made the projects viable for the citizens of South Carolina. The new parks are listed below:
Fall Leaf Peak Update! Elevation 2,850 Feet at Fort Mountain State Park
This is the beautiful Fall colors of Fort Mountain State Park. Music, Country Fried by Josh Kirsch
Deer Hunting Opener Impacts Hiking In Minnesota
As autumn arrives in Minnesota, it brings with it the start of deer hunting season, which can impact hikers’ ability to access trails and parks throughout the state. The 2023 firearms deer hunting season opens on Saturday, November 5 in the state’s central and southern areas. For northeastern Minnesota, the opener is a week later on November 12.
Tennessee State Parks Announces 10-Year Strategic Plan; Warriors Path State Park Continues to Shine
SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. – On Tuesday, Tennessee State Parks launched an ambitious 10-year Comprehensive Strategic Plan to guide operations across all state parks. Sullivan County's own Warriors Path State Park, which recently celebrated significant upgrades, stands as a shining example of the potential positive impacts of such comprehensive planning.
On the Ballot: Props 11 & 14: Park the parks? El Paso bonds and state parks | Opinion
Author's Notes: 14 Propositions are on the Nov. 7 ballot for Texans, involving changes to the Texas Constitution. This is an overview of one of them — but if you want to learn more about all of them, and for information about how to register and important deadlines for Nov. 7 — I've got you covered. You can check out the whole list and associated information here.
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Texas Parks & Wildlife Attempts to Keep Fairfield Lake from Becoming Subdivision
Texas Parks & Wildlife filed a petition in Freestone County District Court Friday morning to stop plans from Dallas-based Todd Interests, that would turn the Freestone Lake State Park into a gated subdivision.
"Chimney Rock State Park: NC's Best-Kept Secret"
North Carolina is probably one of those states that is under the radar. And one that should be moved to the top as you will learn here. A visit to this state can make an impression on you. And it may change the perception of what you thought it was. One particular area in the beautiful state of North Carolina that is a must see place is Chimney Rock State Park. The inspiration for this visit is coming from the movie “Last of the Mohicans.” Enjoy this scramble through the beautiful Chimney Rock State Park in North Carolina.
7 of the Best State Parks in Texas
With its vast landscapes, diverse ecosystems, and boundless natural beauty, Texas is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. The state's collection of awe-inspiring state parks offers a chance to experience the splendor of Texas' wilderness, from rugged canyons and serene rivers to lush forests and enchanting desert landscapes. Here's a glimpse into some of the best state parks in Texas that are sure to leave you in awe:
Road Tripping Through Utah for 2 Weeks
For 2 weeks we road tripped through the best of Utah. This is an intro to the Utah series where we will be uploading daily videos, right here on Newsbreak.
Visiting Alabama? Take State Park Photos for This Outdoor Contest
While Georgia has it's fair share of beautiful state parks, there's plenty to explore in neighboring Alabama, too. And if you're visiting any Alabama State Park soon, take plenty of photos to enter in the annual Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest.
15 Stunning Michigan State Parks to Explore
This article contains content written by AI. Michigan, the Great Lakes State, is a nature lover's paradise, boasting a diverse range of landscapes, from majestic lakeshores to lush forests and rolling sand dunes. With over 100 state parks scattered throughout the state, outdoor enthusiasts have an abundance of stunning destinations to explore. Whether you enjoy hiking, camping, swimming, or simply immersing yourself in nature's beauty, these 15 Michigan state parks offer unforgettable experiences:
Friday in Portland: Local craft beverage companies team up with Oregon Parks Forever to restore state parks & more
(PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Friday, July 21 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. A multi-vehicle crash in southeast Portland left two people dead and two people injured, one with life-threatening injuries, on Thursday night. The crash occurred on Southeast Powell Boulevard and Southeast 63rd Avenue at 9:34 p.m. Responding officers found two people dead at the scene and a third person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. A fourth person was taken to the hospital but police said their injuries are not life-threatening.
GA History: World Watched Karl Wallenda's Tightrope Walk Over Tallulah Gorge in July 1970. Will Another Wallenda Repeat?
On July 18, 1970, Tallulah Gorge was in the world spotlight as famed tightrope aerialist and acrobat Karl Wallenda walked the half-mile wide, 1,000-foot deep chasm. He tiptoed, stumbled and even performed handstands on a specially designed 5/8-inch-thick steel cable anchored to towers that were constructed on both sides of the gorge. An estimated 30,000 people watched in person as Wallenda walked the high cable, while millions more people watched the stunt as it was broadcast live on television around the world.
6 Reasons to Join the MN State Parks Hiking Club
Need a reason to hit the trail? If you want more outdoor adventures, joining the MN Hiking Club is a great idea. Minnesota has stunning landscapes and many trails to explore. Here are six reasons why joining the MN Hiking Club will make your life better and let you enjoy the great outdoors.
6 Family Friendly Hikes near Greenville South Carolina
Explore the beauty of the South Carolina upstate with these family friendly hikes near Greenville SC!. In less than thirty minutes, visitors and residents of Greenville can leave the shops and restaurants of downtown behind and be surrounded by the natural beauty of the rolling foothills.
Tennessee State Parks Host Tennessee Promise Service Events
The Tennessee Promise program and help students fulfill their community service requirements, Tennessee State Parks will be hosting volunteer work events at 38 parks across the state this month. This initiative provides an excellent opportunity for Tennessee Promise scholars to contribute to their communities while earning their financial assistance. The events will involve a range of activities, from park cleanup and gardening to removing invasive plants and beautification projects. Let's dive deeper into the details and significance of this program.
Rare Blue Firefly Species Found in The State of Georgia!
Did you know that Georgia is home to an extremely rare firefly species!. Blue Ghost Fireflies can only be found in three places Asheville, North Carolina, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee and in the Cohutta Mountains of North Georgia.