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Destination Wilderness

Clackamas county, Oregon whitewater outfitter

 
  The put-in location is a short drive from Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton. The scenic beauty of Oregon and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream have people coming here. Whitewater paddling here in the Central Cascade Range is a great experience. There's camping available near Destination Wilderness. The average Oregon whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be harder to run than those in other states, so if you're
    not from around here don't forget that many of the sections here are not safe for beginners. Getting your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here. Not too many
hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling spots.

Briefly about the general area:
A good place like Bonnie Lure State Park near Destination Wilderness is too perfect to leave out; going for a hike on the High Camp Trail is always a good adventure.
 
Just can't get enough of the Central Cascade Range. A journey to Destination Wilderness wouldn’t be complete without a spree to close by Milo McIver State Park. If you're looking for a beach next to Destination Wilderness, we recommend Sundial Beach; folks from Estacada love to come here. Summertime highs at Destination Wilderness generally tend to be in the 80's. Summer night lows sink down to the 50's. Daytime highs through the wintertime are in the 40's with temperatures at Destination Wilderness dipping down into the 30's all through winter nights. The amount of rain that falls at Destination Wilderness is close to the national average.

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Destination Wilderness.
 Whitewater Near Destination Wilderness:
Clackamas River, Clackamas County, 2 miles away
      Class II - 21.8 miles long (McIver Park to Mouth)
Clear Creek, Clackamas County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.8 miles long (Oregon 211 to Redland Road)
Eagle Creek, Clackamas County, 9 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 11 miles long (Fish Hatchery to Eagle Creek Road)
Clackamas River - South Fork, Clackamas County, 9 miles away
      Class V+ - 0 miles long (South Fork Clackamas Falls)
Sandy River, Clackamas / Multnomah County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 13.5 miles long (Revenue Bridge to Oxbow Park)
Bull Run, Clackamas County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 2.5 miles long (Bull Run Road to Sandy River)
Mollala River - North Fork, Clackamas County, 11 miles away
      Class V - 6 miles long (Dead Horse Canyon Creek Bridge to Mollola River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Oregon River Experiences, Clackamas County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Sandy River, Clackamas County, 15 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6.5 miles long (Marmot Dam to Revenue Bridge)
Washougal River, Clark/ Skamania County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.3 miles long (Highway 140 to Washougal)
 Ski Areas Near Destination Wilderness:
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, Oregon , 40 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 65 runs
Timberline Lodge, Oregon , 43 miles away, 3590 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon , 46 miles away, 2777 foot drop, 12 lifts, 87 runs
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 51 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
Hoodoo, Oregon , 53 miles away, 1035 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Mt. Bachelor, Oregon , 77 miles away, 3365 foot drop, 13 lifts, 71 runs
Willamette Pass, Oregon , 85 miles away, 1563 foot drop, 6 lifts, 29 runs
White Pass, Washington , 93 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Crystal Mountain, Washington , 100 miles away, 3100 foot drop, 11 lifts, 50 runs
 Marinas Near Destination Wilderness:
Big Eddy Marina, Portland , 16 miles away
Ducks Moorage, Portland , 16 miles away
Will Jan Moorage, Portland , 16 miles away
Clemens Marina, Gladstone , 19 miles away
 Beaches Near Destination Wilderness:
Sundial Beach, Multnomah , 14 miles away
 Hotels Near Destination Wilderness:
BEST WESTERN Sandy Inn, Sandy , 7 miles away
Clarion Inn Gresham, Gresham , 12 miles away
Quality Inn Gresham, Gresham , 12 miles away
Days Inn & Suites Gresham, Gresham , 13 miles away
Holiday Inn Express PORTLAND EAST - TROUTDALE, Troutdale , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Destination Wilderness:
Lockaby - Mount Hood National Forest, Sandy, 1 miles away
Milo McIver State Park, Eagle Creek, 2 miles away
Milo Mciver State Park, -blank-, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Destination Wilderness:
High Camp Trail, Clackamas , 14 miles away, 0.6 hiking miles, 278 feet elevation difference
Pine Crest Trail, Clackamas , 15 miles away,  8.6 hiking miles, 783 feet elevation difference
Fanton Plaza Trail, Clackamas , 18 miles away, 4.8 hiking miles, 1787 feet elevation difference
East Mountain Trail, Clackamas , 18 miles away,  2.8 hiking miles, 479 feet elevation difference
Cold Spring Trail, Clackamas , 18 miles away,  4.2 hiking miles, 1284 feet elevation difference
South Fork Mountain Trail, Clackamas , 18 miles away,  5.6 hiking miles, 2378 feet elevation difference
Eagle Creek Cutoff, Clackamas , 18 miles away, 7.3 hiking miles, 2830 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Destination Wilderness:
Milo McIver State Park, Oregon , 3 miles away
Bonnie Lure State Park, Oregon , 5 miles away
Dabney State Park, Oregon , 12 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Destination Wilderness:
Springwater Golf Course, Estacada , 2 miles away
Eagle Creek Golf Course, Eagle Creek , 4 miles away
Mountain View Golf Course, Boring , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Destination Wilderness
North Fork Reservoir, Clackamas , 4 miles away
Clear Lake, Clackamas , 8 miles away
Sesters Reservoirs, Multnomah , 10 miles away

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