oregon state park: Stay in a Cozy Riverside Cabin and Discover Alfred A. Loeb State Park - 10/20/19 06:29 PM
Eight miles northeast of Brookings, Oregon near the southern Oregon Coast and the California border, you'll find a peaceful retreat from the world at Alfred A. Loeb State Park.  It's nestled in a myrtlewood grove with some trees well over 200 years old.  The Chetco River flows along the southeast edge of the park, offering boating and fishing recreation opportunities.
If you have an RV, there are 48 campsites with electric and water to pull into on a first-come, first-served basis.  Of course, the sites can accommodate tent campers too.  Summertime finds the campground pretty full, especially on weekends.
My wife and I … (4 comments)

oregon state park: Only in Oregon: See Insect Eating Plants at Darlingtonia Wayside - 09/15/13 06:22 AM
Only in Oregon - Darlingtonia State Natural Site
Just off the Oregon Coast Highway north of Florence is a small, 18-acre wayside dedicated to the protection of a single plant species.  Darlingtonia State Natural Site is a State Park property that preserves the cobra lily (Darlingtonia californica), a carniverous plant.
The cobra lily, also known as the California pitcher plant, thrives in bogs and marshes.  It's called "cobra lily" because its tubular leaves resemble a striking cobra.
To quote the State Park's website: What visitors see in this little garden of multi-colored horrors (for insects), is a plant with yellowish green hooded leaves … (9 comments)

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