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Blue Sky Rafting, Clackamas River Whitewater


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.

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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...
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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...
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Six helmeted whitewater rafters and their guide lift their paddles as their blue raft floats through the river's ripples.
Willamette River Water Trail
The Willamette River is more than a scenic backdrop or piece of history. It’s ripe with recreation opportunities from quick SUP outings to multi-day paddle and camping trips. The Willamette River Wa...
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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....
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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...
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Whitewater Festival on the Upper Clackamas River
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