George W. Joseph State Natural Area

Park History

Eighty acres of the park were given to the state by George W. Joseph and his mother in 1934 and 1942. The remaining acres were purchased from Multnomah County in 1959.

Acreage: 150.12


George W. Joseph State Natural Area FAQ

What's Allowed

Can I fly my drone in the park?

Please call 503-695-2261 for park specific rules

Can I metal detect?

No metal detecting is allowed in West Gorge State Parks

Day use/Special Events

How do I get a Special Use Permit?

This park requires a Special Use Permit for special events or activities. Please open the Special Use Permit application to see examples of events that need a permit.  If you have questions about whether you need a special use permit for your activity and to receive instructions on how to submit the application, please call 503-695-2261.


Statewide FAQ

Available via this link