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Address: 20500 Northeast Marine Drive, Fairview, OR 97024
Phone Number: 503 797 1850
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Metro's Blue Lake Regional Park, located just 20 minutes from downtown...

Metro's Blue Lake Regional Park, located just 20 minutes from downtown Portland, offers a wealth of recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Blue Lake is a 64-acre natural lake fed by underground springs. Children under 5 years of age are not allowed in the lake to help keep the water clean, but there is a spray ground for all ages with colorful features that shower, gush, dump and pour water. Visitors can also rent a paddle boat, row boat or canoe to explore Blue Lake. Blue Lake Regional Park provides opportunities for boating, fishing and swimming, and makes a beautiful backdrop for hundreds of family picnics, community events and special programs throughout the year. Water spray ground. Splash into Blue Lake's action-packed spray ground with colorful features that shower, gush, dump and pour water. On hot summer days the spray ground is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Picnic reservations. Covered shelters and reservable picnic areas are available for gatherings of family and friends. Reservations are necessary for groups of 25 people or more. First-come, first-served tables for small groups are available along the lake front. The Lake House: in a beautiful garden setting overlooking Blue Lake, The Lake House provides a tranquil setting for weddings, receptions, recitals, memorial services, corporate functions and meetings. Boating at the lake. Paddle boats, row boats and canoes are available to rent at Blue Lake between May 1 and Sept. 30. For more information about boat rentals, call 503-661-6087. Privately owned watercraft are allowed on the lake for the purpose of angling between Oct. 1 and April 30, as long as they do not exceed 14 feet in length (17 feet for canoes) and 3.0 horsepower in motor capability.

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Nice park

Nice park to have a family reunion or wedding reception. Play areas for children and a nice walkway along the waterfront.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
adventurewoman2011
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Gresham, Oregon
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Fairview, Oregon
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Steals from old people, has no regrets doing it,,,,,,,park is nice but to expensive use to be affordable and fun when we would have company picnics.

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Thank Grace P
Gresham, Oregon
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256 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I Love taking my grandchildren here, they get a kick out of it and for many this is their first time here. It does not take long for them to get the hang of it. They have life preservers for every one to wear, which makes the parents feel like their children are very much safe. The staff here are... More 

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Thank SuzanneLG
Lafayette, Louisiana
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This park has unique and natural play areas for the children along with your typical playground area equipment. The park is huge, so there is plenty of space for picnics and running around with the kids. The waterfront area has a nice little beach area to get some sun or take a dip in the water. The restrooms are the... More 

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Thank AmandaL205
Portland, Oregon
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Blue Lake Regional Park is officially in Fairview, Oregon, just off of Marine Drive and near 233rd Drive. If you are coming from Portland, you can take the 84 East and once you start seeing signs for Gresham, you should see signs for Blue Lake Park. You can also reach the park from Marine Drive, if you're coming from North... More 

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1 Thank marksmallwood
Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you have small children this park is okay....except if they are under 5 they cannot get in the lake, even with an adult. The swim area is small and shallow. The water is questionable at times, sometimes the swimming is closed due to the water quality. Check before going. There is a nice playground, it has a water pad.... More 

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Thank sjdesrv
Gresham, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice park to have a family reunion or wedding reception. Play areas for children and a nice walkway along the waterfront.

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1 Thank adventurewoman2011
Portland, Oregon
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4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

This park is big n a good place to have a BBQ or a picnic with family n friends. Let the kids roam around n play. Good times here. Or have business or church events.

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Thank Dcbabes433
Portland, Oregon
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We headed up here last week when the weather was nice. I was pleasantly surprised to find so many fun places and things to do and see. We played at the splash pad, which is so much fun, played on the many playgrounds and had a great time. There were lots of activities that we didn't get to do, but... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I've been to this park a number of times over the past 10 years, as it is where the organization I work for has their annual member picnic. I've not spent much time exploring it, and the park is VERY large, and, well, I was never there just for the sake of playing/general relaxation, but the little bit I've experienced... More 

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Thank IMNRG
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

The scenery is fantastic. The park is well groomed and maintained. Lots to do for all ages including a fun filled water fountain with lots of spraying nozzles and such for little ones. The water quality seems a bit poor with rumors of algae and bacterial blooms.

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