No Adults Allowed: Fun (and weird) facts about Oregon

• Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States (Klamath County).

• Mill End Park is the world’s smallest park (Portland).

• Oregon residents own a 25% of the United States ‘ total llama population.

• The official state nut is a hazelnut. Oregon is the only state with a state nut.

• The world’s tallest barber shop pole is in Oregon (Forest Grove).

• Heceta Head lighthouse is the nation’s most photographed lighthouse (Yachats).

• The Oregon Grape is the state flower.

• Oregon has more than 60 ghost towns, the most in the country.

• D River is the world’s shortest river (Lincoln City).

• The Tillamook Cheese Factory is the largest cheese factory in the world.

• The Sea Lion Cave near Florence is America’s largest sea cave.

• Archaeologists found evidence of humans living in Oregon’s Paisley Caves as far back as 14,300 years ago (Paisley). It’s some of the earliest evidence of human habitation in North America.

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