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Oregon City Municipal Elevator

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Address: I-205 to exit 10, Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone Number: 503 656 1619
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Fun! And it's free!

Riding this elevator as a tourist is just plain fun! There is an observation deck with a great view. On the deck, there are also some really cool . . . I'll call them... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Oregon City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We always enjoy taking the grandkids up and down the elevator for a leisurely stroll along the promenade and an explore of downtown Oregon City. There are fun things to read and the view is worth the trip. The kids are always amazed the there is actually an attendant in the elevator -- not something you see all the time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Friendly elevator operator. Recommended that we walk the path to see the falls. Gave us a little history of the area.

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Oregon Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Riding this elevator as a tourist is just plain fun! There is an observation deck with a great view. On the deck, there are also some really cool . . . I'll call them 'photo-posters'(?). We had never seen anything like these. First you see an old photo of Oregon City in the 19th Century. Then if you move a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

There are only four of these outdoor municipal elevators in the world. Nice history installation around the interior walls tells the story. Kinda neat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

After we go to our favorite restaurant for breakfast (Ranee's) we walk to the elevator and ride to the top to enjoy a spectacular view of Oregon City, and across the river to West Linn. A must see!

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Oregon City, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This old elevator is so unique to Oregon City. A part of history. Love the view of the city from the top, and the convenience of parking up top and being able to easily get down to the main street level.

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Felton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Nothing too exciting about the elevator. Nice pix of history at the top. A really nice walk along the bluff at the top. Good view of the falls and some nice houses. But all the industry down below is a bit of a disappointment.

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Oregon City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

When I have shopping or errands downtown, I just love the convenience of our friendly little local elevator!

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Oregon City, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Nice view of the falls from the top. There is always an elevator operator (probably to stop vandalism) and it's free. Might as well go for a ride!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was originally built to move workers up to the bluffs from the factories on the Willamette River... It is officially a street. The couple minutes' ride is nice -- there is actually a real human elevator attendant -- and the stereoscopic images showing old and new Oregon City and Willamette Falls are really cool. We live across the river... More 

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Address: Address: I-205 to exit 10, Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone Number: 503 656 1619
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Clackamas County  >  Oregon City

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