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“Amazing view.”

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Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is one of those amazing places that pop up seemingly out of no where. You're driving along in a lovely part of the country, and see a sign for a scenic viewpoint, so naturally, being a tourist, you pull off. You walk from the parking lot, passing signs that say "leave your dog in the car--dogs have died here", which makes you wonder just what lies ahead, and then, there it is--a gorge that goes down, down, down to the Crooked River far, far below. Great overlook, with lots of signs to explain what you're seeing (along with the human history of the place). Absolutely worth a stop. Plus, a nice picnic area if you have the time for it. But do hold on to kids, dogs, and anything you don't want to lose at the bottom of that gorge.

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Reviewed May 31, 2013

What a great little park that could also pose as a rest stop. The short walk past the restrooms and picnic area to the overlook area is worth the time. The look down to the Crooked River below is awesome. Most of the historic signs in the park explain the history of the 3 bridges you can see there. The railroad bridge you just look at, but the old highway bridge you can actually walk out on for more great views to the gorge below. The third bridge is the newest one used for daily car travel on Highway 97. Interesting history on all 3 bridges. Whether you need a break or not, this park is worth the visit.

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Reviewed April 24, 2013

300 ft. canyon overlook gives excellent opportunity to see swifts, swallows and eagles. Eye-level views or looking down on birds. Parking area and grassy picnic area with a few trees increases variety possible. My visit was during high wind, so observations were limited, but the potential is very good.

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Reviewed October 6, 2012

We stopped here on our way back from the Maragas Winery in Culver Oregon. This is probably the greatest rest area and viewpoint that you can visit while on the High Desert. Keep a hold of your kids and dogs. It's a l-o-n-g way to the bottom.

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Reviewed April 23, 2012

We love this place! You will be amazed! The views are out of this world!

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