The Cove Palisades State Park is a state park in eastern Jefferson County
, near Culver and Madras
in the central part of the state, and is administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. It is located on the waters and surrounding lands of Lake Billy Chinook, an impoundment of the Crooked, Deschutes, and Metolius
The park offers two full-service campgrounds, rental cabins, food and supplies for sale, marina access to Lake Billy Chinook with watercraft rentals, fishing, day use and picnic areas, and hiking trails. The park also offers historical interpretation, which includes the Crooked River
Petroglyph in the park.Although fish passage facilities were installed at Round Butte Dam, anadromous fish, such as Chinook salmon, have failed to pass the dam.