Purchased from Lane County in 1931. Day-use picnic facilities were originally developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps around 1935. According to local lore, during the prohibition era (1920s), liquor was distilled clandestinely at a nearby location called Burp Holler. In 1961, the name was briefly considered for application to the wayside but the proposal was unsuccessful.


Alderwood State Wayside
Alderwood State Wayside, Cheshire, OR 97419, United States



Daily: 7am – 8pm

Contact Details

Phone: (800) 551-6949

Official Website: Alderwood State Wayside


Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Alderwood State Wayside:


The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.

Activities & Tips


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