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Government Island State Recreation Area

True urban adventure is just one adrenaline-driven canoe trip away. At over 2,200 acres, the site is actually a small archipelago of islands in the Columbia River anchored by massive, elongated Government Island in the center and surrounded by the much smaller Tri Club and Lemon Islands to the west and McGuire and Ackerman Islands to the east. It is accessible by boat only. There are two docks and a floating tie-up on the north side of the main island. With 15 miles of shoreline, the park is popular with anglers.

Accessible by boat only, off of NE Marine Dr.

Glenn Otto Park

This 6.38 acre park along the Sandy River is the most popular park in Troutdale. Facilities at the park include a caretaker's home, meeting hall, swimming beach, riverfront access, restroom building, picnic area, children's playground, and an open play area.

1102 E Historic Columbia River Hwy Troutdale, OR 97060

Frenchman's Bar Regional Park

This lush 120-acre regional park is located on the Columbia River about two miles west of Vancouver Lake Regional Park, and features a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities -- including beach volleyball, several playgrounds, water access for paddlers, picnic facilities, and wildlife viewing on the river.

9612 NW Lower River Rd
 Vancouver, WA 98660

Foothills Park

Firlane Open Space is located on the Willamette River waterfront and offers sweeping views of the river from a covered platform, a picnic pavilion with a stone fireplace and a grass amphitheater, water access for paddlers, as well as a summer concert series.

This park is a stop along the Oswego Iron Heritage Trail.

199 Foothills Rd Lake Oswego, OR 97034

East Fork Lewis River Park

This site includes more than 1,000 acres of waterfront property along both banks of the East Fork Lewis River between Paradise Point State Park north of La Center and Daybreak Park north of Battle Ground. It is part of an interconnected, 10-mile greenway system.

The entire greenway is state-designated priority habitat for large concentrations of migratory waterfowl, wintering bald eagles, and features high-quality riparian habitat. Most of the greenway is open to the public, but is not developed. There are no formal park amenities.


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