Starvation Creek State Park

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Starvation Creek State Park
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Starvation Creek State Park is located in Oregon
Starvation Creek State Park
TypePublic, state
LocationHood River County, Oregon
Nearest cityHood River
Coordinates45°41′17″N 121°41′21″W / 45.6881732°N 121.6892416°W / 45.6881732; -121.6892416Coordinates: 45°41′17″N 121°41′21″W / 45.6881732°N 121.6892416°W / 45.6881732; -121.6892416[1]
Operated byOregon Parks and Recreation Department

Starvation Creek State Park is a state park located west of Hood River, Oregon in the Columbia River Gorge. It was named Starvation Creek because a train was stopped there by snow drifts and passengers had to dig out the train. No one starved there.[2]

Starvation Creek has a small waterfall and a trailhead for hiking.[3]



  1. ^ "Starvation Creek State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  2. ^ "Lewis & Clark's Columbia River - "200 Years Later" "Starvation Creek and Starvation Creek State Park, Oregon"". © 2014, Lyn Topinka, "". Retrieved 2015-07-20.
  3. ^ "Starvation Creek State Park". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved 2011-07-06.