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Sarah Helmick State Park

A state park off the beaten track, Helmick SP is a great place to have a picnic or go fishing.
Difficulty: Unknown
Length: 0.5 miles
Duration: Unknown
Family Friendly

Overview :  This small state park is a great place to have a picnic or fish the Luckiamute River. It's out of the usual travel corridor, so it... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Park Regulations

Just a few regulations...

2. Old Trees

Helmick SP is part of an old homestead, and has the old trees to prove it.

3. Ferns

Epiphytic ferns seem to be a theme in Pacific Northwest.

4. Bridge

This bridge crosses the Luckimute River just before reaching the park.

5. USGS Benchmark

This benchmark is part of a USGS streamgaging station located on the bridge.

6. USGS Gaging Station

The streamgage equipment is housed on the side of the bridge.

7. Picnic Area

There are several great picnic areas in the park.

8. Picnic Area Counters

The picnic areas each have a counter with power outlets and water connections.

9. Helmick History

The story of Sarah Helmick is told on the large interpretive sign near the park entrance.