Category Archives: In the News
Celebrate the day after Thanksgiving with free parking at Oregon State Parks on November 24th! The Oregon State Parks Foundation and Friends of Silver Falls will be providing free snacks and hot drinks at Silver Falls beginning at 10 am. More information can be found here:
We hope to see you at the park!
“Kudos to the Oregon Parks System! They really have it going on!”
– The Pop Up Princess
Earlier this summer an awesome Arizona family visited Silver Falls and wrote this thoughtful review. Check out their adventures through the Pop Up Princess Blog:
Once again the Statesman Journal and Zach Urness wrote an excellent article about Silver Falls. Their recent article covers our very own Matt Palmquist, Friends of Silver Falls Park Interpreter.
To learn more about our newest full-time team member, check out the story here:
It could have been…
Zach Urness of the Statesman Journal recently wrote an article detailing why Silver Falls originally did not become a National Park and instead became our cherished Oregon State Park. The picture above is from June Drake, a local Silverton photographer, who played a key role in promoting the park during the early National Park proposals.
Silver Falls still has a lasting legacy from the National Parks Service as seen in our rustic architecture designed by the NPS – all our buildings on the National Registry of Historic Places – including the South Falls Lodge and Silver Creek Youth Camp to name but a few.
The waterfalls of Silver Falls made the news again!
Today The Oregonian’s OregonLive.com featured the Trail of Ten Falls:
April 7, 2015; Terry Richard/Staff
Photo: Ron Campbell, March 2015