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Clackamette Park

Campground Description:  What a great find!  An RV campground on the banks of the Willamette River near its confluence with the Clackamas River - and in an urban setting.  Located in Oregon City, this park is only 20 freeway miles from downtown Portland.  Clackamette Park is owned and operated by the City of Oregon City.  It is a destination RV campground for fishermen.  There really isn't much to do except fish from the shore or from your boat.  Clackamette Park's campgrounds are not landscaped but are well maintained and operated.  The campgrounds are only available for RV camping - tent camping and van camping are prohibited.  Open year round.

Number of Sites:  38

Electricity:  Yes

Water:  Yes

Sewer:  No

Waste Water Dump Station:  Yes - $2.00 for non-campers

Directions:  Interstate 5 Southbound from downtown Portland - Drive South on I-5 to Interstate 205 (I-205).  Take I-205 East and follow for 8.8 miles to the Oregon City exit, exit #9.  Turn left onto Highway 99, McLaughlin Blvd.  Merge into the left lane and turn left at Clackamette Drive.  The park is on the left side of Clackamette Drive.  Interstate 84 Westbound from Hood River - Drive West on Interstate 84 (I-84) to Interstate 205 (I-205).  Follow I-205 South towards Salem.  Follow for 13.3 miles to the Oregon City exit, exit #9.  Turn right onto Highway 99, McLaughlin Blvd.  Merge into the left lane and turn left at Clackamette Drive.  The park is on the left side of Clackamette Drive.

Fishing:  Yes.  Clackamette Park is situated on the Willamette River near its confluence with the Clackamas River and a boat ramp is available.  When in season, Salmon and Steelhead fishing is good, abet crowded.

Astronomy Opportunities:  Astronomy camping is poor due to light pollution from the surrounding area.

Nearby Golfing:  Portland offers more than 20 public golf courses.  Look for them on the internet by clicking here: Portland Area Golf Courses or consult the Portland Area Yellow Pages.

Contact Information: 

City of Oregon City
500 Hilda Street
Oregon City, OR 97045
503-496-1201
Clackamette Park

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Sign at the entrance to Clackamette Park

Pull through RV campsites at Clackamette Park

Camping sites 28-38 back up to the river at Clackamette Park

The fishing at Clackamette Park and its urban location are the primary attractions

The day use area at Clackamette Park

Horseshoe pits at Clackamette Park

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