- Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area
Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area is a
state parklocated in central Umatilla County, Oregon, United States, approximately 15 mi (24 km) southwest of Pendleton. Located in old growth forestnear the summit of the Blue Mountains along Interstate 84, the park was the location of a well-used campsite by emigrants along the Oregon Trailin the middle 19th century.
The park is open year-round and provides a modern campground with hook-ups. The park also has cabins available for rent. During the summer months the park features historical recreations of trail life in the 1850s. The park also contains an Oregon Trail interpretative center. The center is next to a marker commemorating the visit by President
Warren G. Hardingin 1923, who had come to Eastern Oregonto commemorate the Oregon Trail.
* [http://www.oregonstateparks.org/park_23.php Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area]
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