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Oxbow Regional Park Campground

Portland Metro Area, Oregon

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  • Typical campsite.- Oxbow Regional Park Campground
  • Typical campsite.- Oxbow Regional Park Campground
  • Oxbow Regional Park Campground.- Oxbow Regional Park Campground
  • Restroom facilities.- Oxbow Regional Park Campground
  • Picnic shelter.- Oxbow Regional Park Campground
  • Sandy River adjacent to the campground.- Oxbow Regional Park Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Proximity to city. Park amenities. Swimming in Sandy River. Hiking trails.
Cons: 
No dogs allowed.
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Region:
Portland Metro Area, OR
Congestion: 
High
Preferable Season(s):
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Camping fee: 
$22.00
Day-Use/Parking Pass Required:
General Day Use Fee ($5.00)
Tent/Car sites: 
57
Picnic Tables: 
Yes
Dogs allowed: 
No
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Mostly cloudy until evening.
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Located within Oxbow Regional Park and right beside the Sandy River, the Oxbow Campground is one of Portland’s most accessible and beautiful campgrounds. That being said, Metro, who runs the park, does not take reservations for any of the 57 camping sites, so get in early because campsites are available on a first-come-first-served bases. Firewood is available for purchase ($5/bundle) and there are showers, but bring your quarters, as one $0.25 coin will get you only 2.5 minutes of hot water. Note that all of the RV sites are reserved for RV’s only, however there are no potable water or electrical hook-ups.

To fully explore the park, a few of the river's swimming holes, and its impressive grove of old-growth Douglas fir, western red cedar and western hemlock, hop onto the Oxbow Nature Trail at the north end of the campground.

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