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Clackamas River

Portland, OR
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Ranked #98 of 308 attractions in Portland
Description: Part of the Federal Wild and Scenic River System, this river is the closest whitewater area to Portland, Oregon.
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Boring, Oregon
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 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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Portland, Oregon
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125 reviews 125 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 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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