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Address: Portland, OR
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Part of the Federal Wild and Scenic River System, this river is the closest...

Part of the Federal Wild and Scenic River System, this river is the closest whitewater area to Portland, Oregon.

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BYO Float as Jack & Jill Party

Our newlywed friends knew the Clackamas and had their Jack and Jill party with the entire crew floating down the river. It took 4-5 hours. $5 per car parked. They are carry in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2015
FlyingNunley
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Our newlywed friends knew the Clackamas and had their Jack and Jill party with the entire crew floating down the river. It took 4-5 hours. $5 per car parked. They are carry in carry out for rubbish. The Park provided reusable trash bags and trash drop point mid-way & at the end. Keep booze et al out of Park Ranger... More 

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Thank FlyingNunley
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

Follow the Clackamas River from Oregon City all the way past Estacada to find several small lakes usually stocked with fish. Several have camping available. Super quiet up there.

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Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

Always love a run down the Clack. It is just entertaining enough for my skill level. I love how close it is to Portland also. Bob's hole is also a great wave to practice playing in...

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Thank Brian-LM-freestyle
Boring, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2013

Wonderful drive up the river. Good fishing, rafting, sight seeing, We are so fortunate to live in such a beautiful area.

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Thank WildViperLady
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2012

This river is an excellent flow to a mild whitewater rafting...About an 8-hour current speed sailing from McIver Park to Barton Park and another 3-4 hours if you want to continue downstream to the Carver Park...Probably most of the riverside landscapes along the way are untouched or still in its original form from long time ago since the Lewis &... More 

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2012

10 family members ages 11-45 went river rafting on June 4. The water was still cold so we were given Farmer John style overall wetsuits, fleece sweaters and rain jackets with water shoes. The river depth goes down in the summer making for peaceful rides. The river was still high when we went so the rapids were class 3-4. The... More 

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