Lewis and Clark State Recreation Site
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Lewis and Clark State Recreation Site offers beach access and opportunities for picnicking, fishing, swimming, boating, rock climbing and hiking.
One of the most popular swimming spots on the Sandy River is adjacent to the park, as well as a public boat launch. A trail climbs the cliffs to Broughton’s Bluff, which serves as a geologic boundary between the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range and the neighboring Willamette Valley to the west.
Vital stats: There is no fee to use this park.
Vital stats: there is no fee to use this park. For information, call 1-800-551-6949.
: Climate in this region changes drastically with elevation. The area receives a high amount of precipitation. Much of the precipitation comes from October to April in the form of rain at the low elevations and as heavy snow in the higher elevations. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long. Late spring, summer and early autumn bring the best chance for clear, sunny days and bring moderate temperatures.
Location: Lewis and Clark State Recreation Site is located off I-84, 16 miles east of Portland.
Contact Info: Oregon Parks & Recreation Department1115 Commercial Street NESalemOR97301-1002800-551-6949
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