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Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site
Oregon State Park
Tepee for camping
Country United States
State Oregon
County Grant
Location along John Day River [1]
 - elevation 2,874 ft (876 m) [1]
 - coordinates 44°24′59″N 119°05′18″W / 44.41639°N 119.08833°W / 44.41639; -119.08833
Area 20 acres (8 ha) [2]
Nearest city Mount Vernon, Oregon
Easiest access U.S. Route 26
Location of Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site in Oregon

The Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site, part of the system of state parks managed by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, offers seasonal camping opportunities in a wooded tract along the John Day River near Mount Vernon. The park lies between U.S. Route 26 and the river and is 8 miles (13 km) west of the city of John Day.[3]

Camping opportunities between March 1 and November 30 at the park include tenting, primitive camping, tepees, and recreational vehicles (RVs). Electric hookups, hot showers, flush toilets, and an RV dump station are available. Activities at the park include wildlife watching, fishing, horseshoes, picnics, music, and interpretive programs at an outdoor amphitheater.[3]

See also[edit]

List of Oregon state parks


  1. ^ a b "Clyde Holliday State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey (USGS). May 22, 1986. Retrieved July 10, 2008. 
  2. ^ Bannan, Jan (2002). Oregon State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide (second edition). Seattle: The Mountaineers Books. pp. 217, 219. ISBN 0-89886-794-0. 
  3. ^ a b "Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved July 11, 2008. 

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Fox and Chris crossing the John Day River inside the Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site park in Oregon. July 2007.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:51:17 -0800

Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site on the John Day River, as well as other Oregon state parks, will no longer have a Discovery Season after next spring. (Terry Richard/The Oregonian). Print · Terry Richard | The Oregonian/OregonLive By Terry Richard ...
The Oregonian
Sat, 31 May 2014 07:26:15 -0700

The only vehicle in the Bates State Park campground near Austin last year at 5 p.m. on an August Friday was the hostess' camper. The hiker/biker spots are left off the photo, in a grove of trees. The hostess said they are so nice that car campers asked ...
The Oregonian
Fri, 30 May 2014 07:16:40 -0700

Yurt F South Beach State Park Newport Kilchis yurt. Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park Florence Yurt No. 28. Whistler's Bend Park Douglas County Yurts Indian Mary Park Josephine County Yurts. Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site John Day Tepees.
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:12:32 -0700

GrouseMtnGrantCounty.jpg View full sizeLand on Grouse Mountain (shown in yellow) is a possible acquisition by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Existing Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site is in blue, located on the John Day River in Grant ...
OregonLive.com (blog)
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:04:17 -0800

The 2012 camping season opens March 1 at Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site near John Day, Joseph Stewart State Recreation Area northeast of Medford and Saddle Mountain State Natural Area off U.S. 26 in the northern Coast Range. Also opening are ...
OregonLive.com (blog)
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 17:00:00 -0700

Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site, six miles west of John Day, is the last to close for the season on Dec 1. Six parks are already closed for the season: Fall Creek State Recreation Area, 30 miles southeast of Eugene, which includes Cascara ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com (blog)
Wed, 11 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0700

The gates to two other seasonal campgrounds _ Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area, 35 miles northeast of Medford in southern Oregon, and Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site, near John Day in eastern Oregon _ opened March 2. Most of Joseph ...

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