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Beacon Rock State Park

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Features

  1. Boat ramp
  2. Boating (freshwater)
  3. Camping - 1st come, 1st serve
  4. Camping - any type
  5. Fishing
  6. Hiking
  7. Horseback riding
  8. Interpretive opportunities
  9. Rock climbing
  10. Wildlife viewing

Environmental Features


Beacon Rock is the core of an ancient volcano. The ice-age floods through the Columbia River Gorge eroded the softer material away, leaving this unique geological structure standing by itself on the banks of the Columbia River.

Plant Life


  • Alder
  • Berries
  • Cherry
  • Daisy
  • Douglas Fir
  • Ferns
  • Lupines
  • Maple
  • Moss / Lichens
  • Paintbrush
  • Poison Oak
  • Ponderosa Pine
  • Rhododendron
  • Thistle

Wildlife


Birds


  • Crows / Ravens
  • Doves / Pigeons
  • Ducks
  • Eagles
  • Geese
  • Grouse
  • Gulls
  • Hawks
  • Herons
  • Hummingbirds
  • Jays
  • Ospreys
  • Owls
  • Woodpeckers
  • Wrens

Mammals


  • Bears
  • Bobcats
  • Chipmunks
  • Coyotes
  • Deer
  • Elk
  • Rabbits
  • Skunks
  • Squirrels

Marine Life


  • Bass
  • Crappie
  • Salmon
  • Steelhead
  • Sturgeon
  • Trout
  • Walleye
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