Shepperds Dell State Natural Area
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Shepperds Dell offers opportunities for hiking, viewing scenery, wildlife viewing and enjoying nature.
One of the most beautiful and historic highway bridges crosses the canyon here, but you can’t see or appreciated it unless you leave your car and take the short trail to the falls.
Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park.
: Climate in this region changes drastically with elevation. The area receives a high amount of precipitation. Much of the precipitation comes from October to April in the form of rain at the low elevations and as heavy snow in the higher elevations. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long. Late spring, summer and early autumn bring the best chance for clear, sunny days and bring moderate temperatures.
Location: Shepperds Dell is located along the Historic Columbia River Highway, 14 miles east of Troutdale.
Contact Info: Oregon Parks & Recreation Department1115 Commercial Street NESalemOR97301-1002800-551-6949
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