Vinzenz Lausmann Memorial State Natural Area

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Vinzenz Lausmann Memorial State Natural Area
Vinzenz Lausmann Memorial State Natural Area is located in Oregon
Vinzenz Lausmann Memorial State Natural Area
Type Public, state
Location Hood River County, Oregon
Nearest city Hood River
Coordinates 45°41′34″N 121°37′45″W / 45.6928958°N 121.6292411°W / 45.6928958; -121.6292411Coordinates: 45°41′34″N 121°37′45″W / 45.6928958°N 121.6292411°W / 45.6928958; -121.6292411[1]
Area 126 acres (51 ha)
Operated by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

Vinzenz Lausmann Memorial State Natural Area is a state park in northern Hood River County, Oregon, 5.3 miles (8.5 km) west of the city of Hood River, and is administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. It is located in the Columbia River Gorge, adjacent to an abandoned section of the Historic Columbia River Highway. This park is one of a trio encompassing areas in the vicinity of Mitchell Point, along with Seneca Fouts Memorial State Natural Area and Wygant State Natural Area. The three parks offer scenic hiking and views over the Gorge.

The 126 acres (51 ha) of the park were donated to the state of Oregon by the family of Vinzenz Lausmann, and named in his memory.

Vinzenz Lausmann Memorial State Natural Area lies within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

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