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Dalton Lake and Columbia Botanical Gardens

Two places in the small town of St. Helens, OR where you can find some great bird watching
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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.8 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview :  This guide highlights two of the best city parks in the small town of St. Helens along the Columbia River in Oregon. The first path... more »

Tips:  The Columbia Botanical Gardens can be found near the end of North 6th street on the north side of town while Dalton Lake Trails can be... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Dalton Lake Trails

Take the trails that skirt around Dalton lake to the east and west with some binoculars for bird watching. On the east side of the lake is the Columbia River and a small beach you can relax at. I've included here some photos of the lake as well as one of the nearby Columbia with the State of Washington on the other side.

2. Columbia Botanical Gardens

Take a stroll along the paths through the woods here in this small grove of gardens in the city of St. Helens. Keep an eye out for song birds.