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Scenic river in Oregon popular with kayakers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Scenic river in Oregon popular with kayakers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

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The river of history for the Oregon Trail is always changing and a sight to behold. The Sandy River usually runs wide

And long all the while carving out it's path along the way. In some areas it is very wooded and snakes back and forth . In other areas it has wide open banks where pioneers of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Vallie L
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Sandy, Oregon
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Sandy, Oregon
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

And long all the while carving out it's path along the way. In some areas it is very wooded and snakes back and forth . In other areas it has wide open banks where pioneers of the past coming out west on wagon trains, attempted to ford the river crossings to settlements that looked like back home. When the Pacific... More 

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Fremont, CA
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37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Sandy river is very pretty but has had a good deal of flooding in the past two years. Take Lolo pass road off highway 26 (near Welches) and you just have to go a little way to see what damage the floods have achieved.

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Sandy, Oregon
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We just visited the Sandy River at Dodge Park. Lovely little beach, and the Bull Run River converges with the Sandy at the park. Lovely camping spots for tents, and a few for RV's. Wonderful, friendly camp hosts. Clean (and I mean clean) flush toilets, and showers you can pay for with quarters ($1.25 each) if you want to wash... More 

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Sherwood, Oregon
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69 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

From Mt Hood to the Columbia River this awesome river delivers! Fishing, rafting, boating, swimming, camping, photography, or just looking and listening. This beautiful and powerful river has it all. Take some time and grab the family and go see the Sandy River as it courses through the Forests and crashes against the rocks and rushes across the rapids. It's... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

If you can manage to get away from the crowds that congregate near the camp sites, you will have found a little slice of paradise insanely close to the metro area. Despite only being a short drive away from Portland - the river is pristine. Very, very cold though BUT it seems that locals don't really mind it much. I... More 

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