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Hilgard Junction State Recreation Area
Campground next to the Grande Ronde River
Type Public, state
45°20′24″N 118°14′24″W / 45.3401294°N 118.2399469°W / 45.3401294; -118.2399469Coordinates: 45°20′24″N 118°14′24″W / 45.3401294°N 118.2399469°W / 45.3401294; -118.2399469[1]
Size 232.5 acres[2]
Opened March - October (campground)
Operated by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

Hilgard Junction State Recreation Area is a state park in Hilgard, Oregon, United States, administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Located along the Grande Ronde River next to Interstate 84 at its intersection with Highway 244, the park has Full RV hook-up sites and tent camp sites with flush toilets and showers nearby.[2]

The park takes its name from a nearby junction of the Union Pacific Railroad line that was named after E. W. Hilgard, former dean of the College of Agriculture of the University of California.[2]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Hilgard Junction State Recreation Area
  2. ^ a b c Bannan, Jan Gumprecht (2002). Oregon State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide. The Mountaineers Books. p. 214. ISBN 0898867940.  

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