Oregon Camping

Oregon Camping

Oxbow Park, operated by the Multnomah County Parks Services, is located 20 miles from Downtown Portland in Gresham. This campground offers sandy beaches by the beautiful Sandy River, known as the top-rated winter steelhead stream in Oregon. There are 15 miles of hiking trails in the park, some of which allow horses also. Above Oxbow Park are Class III and IV whitewater rapids for kayakers and rafters. Non-motorized boat rentals are available at the park office. 503.663.4708

Champoeg Park, located just outside Newberg, is one of the more popular state parks, offering campsites, yurts, fully equipped cabins, and a day-use area amid a lush stand of oak and ash trees. Bike paths and hiking trails wind through the campsites into the woods along the Willamette River and past meadows lined with western bluebird houses atop the fenceposts.


Other favorite parks within a short distance to Portland are:

Silver Falls State Park The Canyon Trail in Silver Falls State Park boasts ten majestic waterfalls, four of which you can actually walk behind. The campground allows for tent and RV camping as well as group camping and cabin rentals. Other activities include guided horse trail rides, nature walks, and bird-watching. 503.873.8681

Detroit Lake State Park Detroit Lake State Park is an enjoyable place to camp and also offers boating, fishing, swimming, and other types of water sports. The campground has two large swimming areas, two playgrounds, and a camp store and a nearby marina. 503.854.3406

Mt. Hood Village This public camping resort is located one hour from Portland at the base of Mt. Hood in Welches, Oregon. It is a great campground for kids with planned activities, a game room, and an indoor Olympic-size swimming pool as well as a spa and fitness center for the adults. Also located on the site are laundry facilities, a caf├ę, a gas station, RV service facilities and a camp store. Cottage and cabin rentals are available in addition to around 400 RV and tent sites. Trails leading from the campground connect to the Cascade Streamwatch Trail in the Wildwood Recreation Area.

┬╗ www.mthoodvillage.com
┬╗ phone: 503.622.4011

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