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Willamette River Summertime Float

This is the float that everyone in Corvallis, OR goes on during hot summer days!
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 3 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview:  This float is a local favorite on hot days in Corvallis. The float only lasts an hour or so and you won't be going through any... more »

Tips:  Directions:
You will want to shuttle a car to the parking lot behind the Motel 8 on the east side of downtown just after crossing into... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Willamette Park Parking

2. On the River

Keep your eyes out for diving ospreys and other birds along the river. You will come across a couple sand bars in the middle of the river. Take your choice as to which side you would like to try out.

3. Mary's River

Here the Mary's River enters the Willamette as you float around a bend towards downtown.

4. Bridges into Town

As you pass under these bridges keep an eye out for a large osprey nest on a telephone pole on the eastern side of the river (your right).

5. Take Out

Here (across from the OSU Crew Docks you will take out of the river. There is parking in the gravel lot here or further down the street or behind the Motel 8.