Tell most people you're off to HRSP and they'll usually ask: Where? But that's ok, Hat Rock is one of OR's little gems. While it may not have the majesty of Crater Lake or the throngs of tourists at Multnomah Falls, that's totally fine. If you've ever heard or been to Devil's Tower in WY, Hat Rock is like it's... 更多
Always one for unusual geological formations, we were drawn to Hat Rock because it was only a mile or two off our long A-to-B drive and we thought it would be a nice diversion. This was mid-September, and there was hardly a soul to be seen, so it was beautifully quiet. There are plenty of picnic areas, a lovely large... 更多
We camped at the campground across the road where we picked up the leaflet for the state park. A pleasant surprise and interesting history. Made for a great afternoon walk to the rock formation and pond. Looked like a great spot for a family picnic, we were there mid-week in September so there were very few people enjoying the park.
The day use area is shaded and nice with extensive areas for a picnic especially around the duck pond. There is NO access to swimming, despite what I saw on some information on the park, which is disappointing when the weather is above 100 degrees.
I have always enjoyed going there with my family walking around the pond with them and feeding the ducks while... 更多