Sarah Helmick is located six miles south of Monmouth off Highway 99W. The small, shady park is situated along the Luckiamute River.
Two picnic areas for groups up to 150 people each can be reserved. Electricity, water and picnic tables are provided at each site. Big leaf maples provide ample shade.
Visitors can take a walk along the trails that border the Luckiamute River, with plenty of birds and native plant life to investigate.
You wouldn't guess just by looking, but this a deeply meaningful place. Sarah Helmick was the first state park established in Oregon. It's 1922 opening is conside