Parts of Mt. Hood National Forest are currently closed to the public due to wildfires. Click for more information.
Blue Sky Rafting, Clackamas River Whitewater

WATER PLAY

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, water play can happen fast on a jetboat ride or slowly as you relax at Bagby Hot Springs.

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 at the many lakes in The Territory. In the summer, take a plunge 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). A number of guides and instructors deliver unforgettable water  adventures. Rent boats, boards and other gear for DIY waterplay.

TRIP IDEAS
Our Rivers Are Ready For You This Summer
In Mt. Hood Territory, when the sun comes out, everyone heads to the water. There are numerous water sport activities to enjoy, including stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and whitewater rafting. You...
Read More
Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival
The mighty Clackamas River runs deep this time of year fueled by spring rains and early snow melt, tantalizing thrill-seekers with its whitewater rapids. A gathering of enthusiasts who live to conquer...
Read More
Whitewater Festival on the Upper Clackamas River
Six Ways To Enjoy The Clackamas River
The Congressionally designated Wild & Scenic Clackamas River has more than water play to boast about. check out our 6 best ways to play on - and near - the water for your next trip to Mt. Hood Territo...
Read More
Kayaking, Rafting And Stand-Up Paddleboarding Guides In Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory
Spring is the perfect time to head to the refreshing rivers in Mt. Hood Territory. With endless adventure possibilities on the water you might not be taking...
Read More
Six helmeted whitewater rafters and their guide lift their paddles as their blue raft floats through the river's ripples.
For Fun Just Add Water
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....
Read More
Circular photo of snow-covered Mt. Hood with low cloud bank over foothills as seen from Trillium Lake
EXPLORE OREGON'S MT HOOD TERRITORY
What are you looking for?
Filter By:












+ Places to Stay
     Bed & Breakfast
     Hotel & Motel
     Vacation Rental
     Dorm/Hostel
     RV Park
     Campground
+ Recreation
     Biking
     Climbing/Mountaineering
     Fishing
     Golf/Disc Golf
     Indoor Recreation
     Other Outdoor Activities
     Parks
     Sky Play
     Snow Play
     Trails
     Water Play
+ Trails Guide
+ Farms & Wineries
     Animals
     Christmas Trees
     Farmers' Market
     Flowers & Nurseries
     U-Pick
     Wineries
     Cellar Season
+ Arts & Heritage
     Arts
     Heritage
+ Food & Drink
     Food
     Beer, Cider, and Distilling
+ Plan Your Trip
     Transportation
     Visitor Centers
+ Four Seasons
Back to the Top
HIGHLIGHTS
Request a Travel Planner
ORDER TRAVEL PLANNER
Explore all that The Territory has to offer delivered right to your door, or if you want, you can view it ONLINE today.
JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER
Want to know what is happening year round? Sign up for our monthly electronic newsletter.
FOLLOW US ON YOUR FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA
STAY CONNECTED
Developed by Drozian Webworks | ©2020 Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory
Terms | Privacy | Contact CCTCA