Top rafting and fishing spots in Oregon's Mt Hood Territory
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Oregon Whitewater Rafting, Fishing, and Swimming

Explore the closest whitewater rafting and kayaking to Portland, Oregon, on Mt. Hood Territory’s seven rivers and more than 40 lakes. Whether motorized or human powered, waterplay can happen fast on a jet boat ride to slowly at Bagby Hot Springs or from a bank fishing. Take kayaking and canoeing classes, rent paddling gear or sign up for a guided trip.

Follow the Sandy River Water Trail through epic to modest rapids or join a whitewater rafting trip on the Wild and Scenic Clackamas River. Fish from a kayak or boat from the many lakes in The Territory. In the summer, take a plunge and swim in the clear and refreshing waters in the great outdoors or at The Territory’s parks and aquatic centers.

Tour the Willamette River while dining aboard the Portland Spirit, a paddle wheel boat. Immerse yourself in some cultural history while floating in a replica Native American dugout canoe.

Learn how to kayak, canoe or stand-up paddleboard (SUP), and then do it. A number of guides and instructors deliver unforgettable water adventures. Rent boats, boards and other gear for DIY waterplay.