Posts Tagged: Highway 97

Bring the Camera, Leave the Dog: Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint

We didn’t know that the name of the park at the time. The stretch of road was like any other. After all, we were on our way to our final destination. We stopped here just to use the facilities, but stayed for the view.

In a previous post about that fantastical place, Bend, Oregon, there was a mention of the things we saw along the way, namely the Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint.

In fact, we were immediately greeted by this sign.Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint MapPeter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint Warning to Dogs We did not have a dog, but I did have my camera.

What is this state park viewpoint off US Route 97?


We were gifted with a breathtaking view of the Crooked River featuring a railroad bridge and a high pedestrian bridge.

And several photographic gorgeous gorge moments.