Bolon Island Tideways State Scenic Corridor

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Bolon Island Tideways State Scenic Corridor
Bolon Island Tideways State Scenic Corridor is located in Oregon
Bolon Island Tideways State Scenic Corridor
Type Public, state
Location Douglas County, Oregon
Nearest city Reedsport
Coordinates 43°42′44″N 124°06′08″W / 43.712339°N 124.1023338°W / 43.712339; -124.1023338Coordinates: 43°42′44″N 124°06′08″W / 43.712339°N 124.1023338°W / 43.712339; -124.1023338[1]
Area 11.4 acres (4.6 ha)
Operated by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
Parking 1 parking area

Bolon Island Tideways State Scenic Corridor is a state park in the U.S. state of Oregon, administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The 11.4-acre (4.6 ha) park is on Bolon Island 10 river miles (16 km) from the mouth of the Umpqua River and north of Reedsport. It is along Highway 101 and near the site, where in 1828, most of Jedediah Smith's party where massacred. The land was given to the state in 1934 by William C. and Jennie D. Chamberlain.[2]

The park is undeveloped expect for a parking area and a hiking trail.[2]

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  1. ^ "Bolon Island Tideways State Scenic Corridor". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-06-23. 
  2. ^ a b Bannan, Jan Gumprecht (2002). Oregon state parks: a complete recreation guide (2nd ed.). Seattle: Mountaineers Books. pp. 55–56. ISBN 0-89886-794-0. 

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