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Salem-News.com (Nov-21-2006 12:03)
Public Input Sought on Three Pools Day Use Area ImprovementsSalem-News.com
Three Pools, the popular summertime attraction east of Salem attracts over 600 visitors on hot summer days resulting in litter, soil erosion, trampled vegetation, and traffic congestion.
(SALEM) - The popular “Three Pools” swimming area located just a half hour east of Salem on the Little North Fork of the Santiam is well loved and in fact, attracts so many visitors that the current parking and other facilities can not safely accommodate everyone.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Nov-06-2006 10:48)
State Parks Seeking Comments on Plan For Luckiamute State Natural AreaSalem-News.com
The area covered by the master plan draft includes the 523-acre Luckiamute Landing and nearly 400 acres of neighboring Willamette River Greenway lands purchased by OPRD. The properties lie on both sides of the Polk-Benton county line.
Public meetings Nov. 15th in Monmouth and Nov. 16th in Salem will provide opportunities to comment on a revised Oregon Parks and Recreation Department master plan draft for managing a state natural area at the confluence of the Luckiamute and Willamette rivers.
Salem-News.com (Oct-30-2006 19:59)
Recreation Fees Waived For Vets on Veterans DaySalem-News.com
This fee waiver applies to day-use fees at Forest Service recreation sites across Oregon and Washington. This includes many picnic areas, boat launches, trailheads and visitor centers.
Beginning this year, U.S. veterans, members of the U.S. armed forces and their families will have the opportunity to visit recreation sites for free across public lands managed by the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture on Veterans Day.
Salem-News.com (Oct-24-2006 13:34)
Volunteers Sought For National Make a Difference Day EventSalem-News.com
"Take Pride in America" 15th Annual Make a Difference Day takes place Saturday.
The City of Salem Parks Operations Division is looking for groups or individuals to participate in the 15th Annual Make a Difference Day. Volunteers will be improving trails at Minto-Brown Island Park from 9:00 AM to noon on Saturday.
Salem-News.com (Sep-24-2006 15:17)
Volunteers Sought to Patrol Area ParksSalem-News.com
The City of Salem Parks Department Volunteer Park Patrol applications are now being accepted for Minto-Brown Island Park Patrol and Cascades Gateway Park Patrol.
Salem-News.com (Sep-02-2006 23:27)
Historic SP&S 700 Steam Engine Comes to Salem (VIDEO)Salem-News.com
Thousands brave the heat to take a look at massive steam engine.
Thousands, from the young to the old, gathered Saturday morning at Salem’s Riverfront Park, to await the arrival of the SP&S 700 Steam Engine that was coming to town as part of the second annual SP&S 700 Rail Safety Faire. Train buffs find this particular locomotive among the most interesting...
Salem-News.com (Aug-31-2006 13:35)
Tickets Now Available For Event to Benefit Salem ParksSalem-News.com
All proceeds from the Autumn Flavors event will go to the improvement of Salem parks.
The Salem Parks Foundation is partnering with South Central Association of Neighbors, or SCAN, to raise funds to benefit Salem parks.
Salem-News.com (Aug-30-2006 02:27)
Look, Listen And Live! SP&S 700 Rail Safety Faire in Salem on SaturdaySalem-News.com
In May 2005, a similar event drew more than 4,000 rail fans to the siding area adjacent to the park to experience one of America's biggest pieces of rail history up close.
The 2nd Annual SP&S 700 Rail Safety Faire takes place at Salem's Riverfront Park Saturday, September 2nd.
Salem-News.com (Jul-12-2006 13:08)
Silver Creek Falls State Park Offers Something For EveryoneSalem-News.com
Nestled in the mountains east of Salem, the waterfalls at Silver Creek Falls are one of the most popular natural attractions in the Salem area.
Nestled in the lower elevation of Oregon's Cascade Mountains lies a temperate rain forest.
Salem-News.com (Jun-01-2006 18:43)
Enjoy Oregon State Parks For Free on SaturdaySalem-News.com
The Oregon State Legislature established Oregon State Parks Day in 1997 to focus public attention on the heritage, use, development and funding of Oregon's state park system.
"GO PLAY!" ... in a state park, for free.