Linn County assumes control over Cascadia Park


June 22, 2022

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Di Lacey, associate vice president of COMP-Northwest's Western U campus, at far left, addresses a youth leadership camp held at Cascadia Park in 2019.

Linn County has managed and maintained Cascadia State Park for three years and on Tuesday morning, June 14, the Board of Commissioners agreed to take over permanent ownership of the historical spot east of Sweet Home from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

Parks Director Brian Carroll said the project has been in the planning stages for nearly 20 years.

"This has been a long time in the making," he said. "I am very happy to bring this before you today."

Carroll said that in 2013, the Legislature included a State Parks budget note that identified eight state parks that might be mo...

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