Catherine Creek State Park (aka Catherine Creek State Wayside)



Place or area set aside for recreation or preservation of a cultural or natural resource and under some form of government administration; not including National or State forests or Reserves.
See also: Dams, Forests, Locales, and Mines
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
45.152918°, -117.7374334°
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3228 ft. (984 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Catherine Creek State Park is covered by the Little Catherine Creek, OR US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Ames Creek Water 0.1 mi
Catherine Creek Guard Station Man-made 1.0 mi
Benson (historical) Man-made 1.0 mi
Little Catherine Creek Water 1.2 mi
McDow Creek Water 1.3 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is UNION EXPERIMENT which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 2,765 feet (463 feet lower than Catherine Creek State Park). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 1.15" 37.6° 23.2°
February .97" 43.8° 26.6°
March 1.20" 51.9° 29.7°
April 1.52" 59.0° 33.8°
May 2.02" 66.5° 39.9°
June 1.47" 74.1° 45.7°
July .71" 83.6° 49.4°
August .84" 84.8° 48.5°
September .84" 75.4° 40.4°
October .97" 63.1° 33.0°
November 1.53" 46.8° 29.6°
December 1.19" 38.4° 24.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 61% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 62% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 86% of other locations on record.