Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site

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Coordinates: 44°24′59″N 119°05′18″W / 44.41639°N 119.08833°W / 44.41639; -119.08833
Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site
Oregon State Park
Hollidaytepee.jpg
Tepee for camping
Country United States
State Oregon
County Grant
Location along John Day River [1]
 - elevation 2,874 ft (876 m) [1]
 - coordinates 44°24′59″N 119°05′18″W / 44.41639°N 119.08833°W / 44.41639; -119.08833
Area 20 acres (8 ha) [2]
Nearest city Mount Vernon, Oregon
Easiest access U.S. Route 26
Location of Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site in Oregon

The Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site, part of the system of state parks managed by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, offers seasonal camping opportunities in a wooded tract along the John Day River near Mount Vernon. The park lies between U.S. Route 26 and the river and is 8 miles (13 km) west of the city of John Day.[3]

Camping opportunities between March 1 and November 30 at the park include tenting, primitive camping, tepees, and recreational vehicles (RVs). Electric hookups, hot showers, flush toilets, and an RV dump station are available. Activities at the park include wildlife watching, fishing, horseshoes, picnics, music, and interpretive programs at an outdoor amphitheater.[3]

See also[edit]

List of Oregon state parks

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Clyde Holliday State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey (USGS). May 22, 1986. Retrieved July 10, 2008. 
  2. ^ Bannan, Jan (2002). Oregon State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide (second edition). Seattle: The Mountaineers Books. pp. 217, 219. ISBN 0-89886-794-0. 
  3. ^ a b "Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved July 11, 2008.