Living in Hermiston Oregon - EVERYTHING You Need to Know
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Community pride and small-town spirit characterize Hermiston. Situated on the northeastern edge of Oregon in the northwest corner of Umatilla County, Hermiston is centrally located between the major cities of Portland, Spokane, and Boise. Its proximity to the recreation areas of the Blue Mountains makes it a favorite destination for those who enjoy fishing, hunting, and camping. Snowmobiling, skiing, sledding, and snow tubing, are popular mountain activities in the winter.
The Columbia River, located six miles north of Hermiston, offers many water sports, including boating, swimming, fishing, and windsurfing. Additional fishing spots are the Cold Springs Reservoir and Umatilla River. For hunters, Hermiston has pheasant, goose, duck, and quail hunting in the local area. The Farm-City Pro Rodeo, held in conjunction with the Umatilla County Fair, is recognized nationally as one of the finest pro rodeos in the country. It attracts top-quality cowboys, cowgirls, clowns, and announcers. Held for five days in August, the Umatilla County Fair features daily big-name entertainment and local exhibits of produce and animals. Several state parks are near Hermiston. The most noted is Hat Rock, named after a distinctive rock monolith described by Lewis and Clark on their travels.
Family focus and small-town pride make Hermiston a friendly place to visit and a great place to raise a family.
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