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Address: US 730, Umatilla, OR
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Top Of The Hat To You

Tell most people you're off to HRSP and they'll usually ask: Where? But that's ok, Hat Rock is one of OR's little gems. While it may not have the majesty of Crater Lake or the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
Louie M
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Tell most people you're off to HRSP and they'll usually ask: Where? But that's ok, Hat Rock is one of OR's little gems. While it may not have the majesty of Crater Lake or the throngs of tourists at Multnomah Falls, that's totally fine. If you've ever heard or been to Devil's Tower in WY, Hat Rock is like it's... More 

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Hermiston, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have always enjoyed going there with my family walking around the pond with them and feeding the ducks while we talked

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Thank Richal S
Yelm, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

decent park. Went there in August and it was surface of the sun hot. We were planning on eating our lunch there. Since it felt like 200 degrees we opted to just take a quick tour. I hope to one day reutrn maybe in April or May went its cooler and I dont need to wear protective gear in fear... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Always one for unusual geological formations, we were drawn to Hat Rock because it was only a mile or two off our long A-to-B drive and we thought it would be a nice diversion. This was mid-September, and there was hardly a soul to be seen, so it was beautifully quiet. There are plenty of picnic areas, a lovely large... More 

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Thank NigelBN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, restful, historical, hiking, fishing, boating and a great camp ground you drive past to get here. Only 7 miles from town too. Take a chair, a book and relax you deserve it!

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Thank Andrea R
Dundas, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

We camped at the campground across the road where we picked up the leaflet for the state park. A pleasant surprise and interesting history. Made for a great afternoon walk to the rock formation and pond. Looked like a great spot for a family picnic, we were there mid-week in September so there were very few people enjoying the park.

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1 Thank OurWanderingCasa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

The day use area is shaded and nice with extensive areas for a picnic especially around the duck pond. There is NO access to swimming, despite what I saw on some information on the park, which is disappointing when the weather is above 100 degrees.

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Thank Patti H
Hermiston, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Oasis in the desert. Need to control the ducks (duck poop) in the picnic area. Otherwise, lots of fun things to do....... hiking, boating, picnicing, large shaded areas for gatherings, and it's free.

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Post Falls, Idaho
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165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

Nestled amongst a Good Sam camper resort, and a residential area you might think this wouldn't be much of a place but you'd be wrong. Lots of parking, trails to hit, wide open grass areas and picnic table galore. A good place to spend the day out of doors.

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

Hat Rock is part of the Lewis and Clark trail, so there's a kiosk explaining the historical significance. There are also several trailheads with gravel and panoramic views of the Columbia. The one up to the rock is a switchback but my little guys (2 and 4) made it just fine. Hat Rock itself isn't exactly like Arches or anything... More 

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