Koberg Beach State Recreation Site

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Koberg Beach State Recreation Site
Koberg Beach State Recreation Site.jpg
Hiking trail and Columbia River at Koberg Beach
Koberg Beach State Recreation Site is located in Oregon
Koberg Beach State Recreation Site
Type Public, state
Location Hood River County, Oregon
Nearest city Hood River
Coordinates 45°41′44″N 121°27′21″W / 45.6956747°N 121.4559063°W / 45.6956747; -121.4559063Coordinates: 45°41′44″N 121°27′21″W / 45.6956747°N 121.4559063°W / 45.6956747; -121.45590631
Operated by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

Koberg Beach State Recreation Site is a state park in Hood River County, Oregon United States, administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The park offers a wayside rest area for west bound traffic on Interstate 84.

For years, the area was owned by the Koberg family who developed the beach and built rustic style dance hall which was popular with people from nearby Hood River. The Highway Department acquired the land 1953 and removed the dance hall the next year. In 1962, an entrance road, a parking area. and other facilities became available.2

See also

References

  1. ^ "Koberg Beach State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-07-01. 
  2. ^ Armstrong, Chester H (1965). Oregon State Parks: History, 1917-1963. Salem, OR: Oregon State Highway Department. pp. 148–149. OCLC 5694863. 

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