Lake Billy Chinook in Culver, Oregon Has Nice Hikes
By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
Many Central Oregonians will spend time during the summer at Lake Billy Chinook enjoying the houseboats and recreational opportunities available at The Cove Palisades State Park. However, hiking during the summer can be very uncomfortable with high temperatures in the area the norm. But in mid December, the cool temperatures can make for a nice hiking experience when a lot of exertion is needed.Balancing Rocks is a Geological Formation to View Overlooking the Metolius Arm of Lake Billy ChinookNot really a hike (1/2 a mile round trip), the Balancing Rocks (called hoodoos) can be located by driving all the way through the park past the airport toward the Perry South Campground. When forest service road 64 turns into a dirt road, travel just a short distance until you find the parking lot ...