Lewis and Clark State Recreation Site

Show09/26/2014
Construction Advisory
Construction for a new walking path will occur at Lewis & Clark State Recreation Site. It may affect the beach front as well as west road side parking. Work will only occur weekdays.

Symbols represent major park features & activities. Blue icons mean some/all are ADA accessible.

Located at the western gateway of the Columbia River Gorge, Lewis & Clark State Park appropriately honors its legendary namesakes who camped and explored here in November, 1805. The park is situated near the mouth of the Sandy River where it spills into the mighty Columbia River and at one of the entrances to the Historic Columbia River Highway. A flat, grassy, tree-dotted park invites blankets and sun-lovers to come spend a leisurely day.

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.