Wondering if anything had changed in the last year, on Sunday I took the bike down Bryant Way to the entrance of Bowers Rock State Park. And the answer is no, nothing has been done to make public access to the place any easier than it’s ever been.
Oregon officials say they have no intention of condemning any land to provide public access to Bowers Rock State Park, but Rep. Andy Olson wants to make sure that if they do, they don’t take a farmer’s fields.
Every time it comes up, local leaders say they’d like the public to gain access to Bowers Rock State Park. But nothing ever happens along those lines. Instead, a sign on the only feasible access road — Bryant Way, which looks like a public road on the maps I’ve seen — threatens unauthorized people with prosecution if […]