Free Guide to Northwest Camping
Portland Area Campgrounds
Portland Oregon area campgrounds
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Camping in a major metro area? Most people come to Portland to explore Oregon's largest metropolitan area, not to experience the great outdoors. But wait! Portland is an environmentally aware city and every time someone steps outdoors he is reminded of the natural beauty of the Portland area. Portland offers an abundance of museums, art galleries, gardens, arboretums, a science center and a very popular zoo.
Camping in a campground in or near Portland gives plenty of opportunity to explore this wonderful area. Portland offers more fine restaurants than gasoline stations. You will find dozens of micro-breweries, many associated with unique restaurants. Portland is the hot bed of west coast blues music and cutting edge blues bands can be heard any evening of the week at dozens and dozens of venues.
Portland is also a shopper's Mecca with a large number of outlet malls and major shopping centers.
As you examine the camping choices in the Portland area, consider how you will be camping. If you are a tent camper remember than most Portland commercial RV parks do not allow tent camping. If you drive a 45 foot long super motor home, remember that your rig may not fit in the county parks. Tent camping or RV camping - plan ahead and use the links shown in each campground description to gather more information.
Plan to spend as much time camping and visiting Portland as you can. People who have lived in Portland for years still miss out on the entertainment opportunities that are so abundant in Portland Oregon. Reserve a campsite at one of the campgrounds listed here in the Free Guide To Northwest Camping and plan to be amazed by what the Portland metro area offers its visitors.
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