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Hells Canyon Shuttle, Inc
Located in:
Oxbow, OR

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Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
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Bend, OR

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Oxbow Park to Columbia River Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Sandy River

Oxbow Park to Columbia River Info
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Put In:  Oxbow Park
Take Out:  Lewis and Clark State Park
Difficulty:  Class I
Gradient:  8 fpm
Run Length:  8.5 miles
Current Streamflow:  2520 cfs @ 12/14/2016 09:45 AM - SANDY RIVER BLW BULL RUN RIVER, NR BULL RUN, OR, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  700 cfs and above
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season:  Dam-controlled, runs all year long
Permit:  During the summer a parking pass is required and can be purchased at Oxbow Park.
Character/Similar To:  Swift class I water
Hazards:  Strainers can be a problem in some spots, but they are easily avoided
Water Craft:  kayak,canoe,touring
Land Ownership:  Wooded with some residential
Location:  In the Pacific Region (OR), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take Out: To reach the take out at Lewis and Clark State Park take Exit 18 off I-84 and follow the signs towards the park.

Put In: From Lewis and Clark State Park head south on the Crown Point Highway for 2.4 miles and cross the Stark Street Bridge. Follow Stark Street for 2 miles and turn left onto Troutdale Road. After 1.7 miles turn left onto Division Street and continue for 3.5 miles, stay right on this road when it turns in SE Oxbow Park Road. At the intersection with Hosner Road turn left and follow the signs to the put in at Oxbow Park.

Towns near Oxbow Park to Columbia River Kayaking

Clackamas Oregon
Gresham Oregon
Hood River Oregon
Madras Oregon
Portland Oregon
Sandy Oregon
Tualatin Oregon

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  • Rogue Riverkeeper
  • Water Watch
  • Western Rivers Conservancy
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  • Lower Columbia Canoe Club
  • Oregon Kayak and Canoe Club
  • Oregon Whitewater Association
  • Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club
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