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My son and I loved going to Sauvie Island for fruit and vegetables picking, Nothing healthier than... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
Ellen V
Amazing wildlife and farming area just outside Portland

This is large, beautiful island located just off Highway 30 within 10 miles of Portland and the... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
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12,000 acres of land on the island have been preserved as the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area. Managed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the wildlife area is a premier hiking, birdwatching, hunting, and fishing location.
18330 NW Sauvie Island Rd, Portland, OR 97231-1312
+1 503-872-5268
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

My son and I loved going to Sauvie Island for fruit and vegetables picking, Nothing healthier than picking your own food.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ellen V
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This is large, beautiful island located just off Highway 30 within 10 miles of Portland and the 405. Parts of the island are privately owned and a large part of it is a wildlife refuge administered by Oregon Dept. Of Fish and Wildlife, for day-use...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank peggym631
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Several miles outside downtown Portland, this rural island is in the Columbia River and has extensive farm lands and venues! Concerts and farm stands. And parklands with sand beaches--extremely popular during the summer.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank fred d
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Several years back, I started fishing high spring runoff water on pastures on Sauvie Island. Bought a year pass and visited many times. Fishing can be from productive (catch and release) to totally frustrating (Carp are VERY wary and hard to catch - a REAL...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank FranceLover2013
Reviewed July 29, 2017

1. Pretty drive, just 10 minutes from downtown Portland 2. Columbia river to swim 3. Clothing optional beach Columbia River. 4. Bank fishing for Salmon, seasonal 5. Bird watching, especially bald eagles 6. Pumpkin Patch Farmers Market seasonal 7. Kruger's Farm Summer concerts 8. Boat...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank beergardenboy
Reviewed June 27, 2017

You will see a lot of wildlife and will take great photos. We kayaked in Sturgeon lake and it was a great! We saw eagles and spent hours on the lake.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank chiltonzoo
Reviewed June 25, 2017

We came to see scenery and view the place where two great rivers come together. Unfortunately, the road to the spot - Belle Vue Point County Park is posted private, no trespassing so we could not see anything. We passed many farms where you can...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank RG59Traveler
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Escaped the city to check out this island. Not too far, but definitely easier with your own car. Nice flat island along the columbia river, providing a great loop for bikers, and a nice stretch of sandy beach.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Trav4Work
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Since we rode this route during the week, the roads were pretty quiet. Though the roads are a bit rough in spots, it was peaceful and lovely!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Diana M
Reviewed June 13, 2017

It was a weekend back in March or early April where it was raining like cats and dogs and the air was chilly. I thought it would be a good time to explore Sauvie Island since I had never visited before and I hear it...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Milestogo007
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September 1, 2018|
Response from fred d | Reviewed this property |
There are no docks near a farm-need to drive
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Response from margaretcov | Reviewed this property |
Although I have not been to this property but it is close buy and the review look good - Scappoose Creek Inn. However as others have told you, the island is not far from Portland and there are many great hotels in the area... More