Male and female instructors demonstrate stand-up paddleboard yoga on inflatable boards at West Linns Willamette Park

For Fun Just Add Water

Molly Johnson | 01/03/2019 | Fishing, Recreation, Water Play



From fishing for salmon to shooting rapids or kayaking on a peaceful lake, if you’re into water sports, then Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory is the place for you. 

Our lakes and rivers are fantastic for beginner to expert level fishing. Utilize our Fish Finder to to locate the best spot for your family depending on the season.

For more of an adrenaline fueled time on the water – the Wild and Scenic Clackamas River is renowned as a top whitewater-rafting destination. Our guides and outfitters can get you set on an epic trip down the class 3 and 4 rapids. Clackamas River Outfitters has expanded and have a wealth of knowledge for the area. 

Visit in May when hundreds of people arrive for the annual Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival located just 30 minutes from downtown Portland. 

For flat-water fun try stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) on our rivers and lakes. Or take a kayak up the Willamette River from Oregon City to get a water-level view of the historic Willamette Falls. eNRG Kayaking has all the equipment and expert guides to ensure a fantastic experience. 

Related Content: Kayaking, Rafting and Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Guides in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory.

When you are ready to rest after a full day on the water, we've got your covered. From beautiful vacation rentals to scenic campsites there's a plethora of options to rest and recharge before your next adventure. 

Be it fly-fishing, trolling or paddling the day away, if you’re angling for fun on the water, then get here already!

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Molly Johnson grew up in Mt. Hood Territory and loves getting to write content inspiring others to visit her beloved home. She is currently generating content for mthoodterritory.com and for the #omht Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest channels. 

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