Difficulty II
Length 21.8 Miles
Flow Range 800 - 3000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 11 hours ago 965 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 07/15/2019 11:13 pm

River Description

Shorter runs are possible. Normally this is broken down into at least three sections.

Primary Access Points include:
McIver Park (river mile 21)
Paradise Park (river mile 20)
Barton Park (river mile 14)
Carver Boat Ramp (river mile 8)
Clackamette Park (river mile 0)

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Directions Description

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Date Flow Result Factor  
2008-06-08 High Fatality Other Read More



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Oregon Waterway Access Bill Set to Become Law

Priscilla Macy

This week, Oregon House Bill 2835 re-passed the Oregon House on a 52-7 vote. Having earlier cleared the Senate, the bill now awaits a signature from the Governor to be signed into law. For decades, opportunities to protect and improve the ability of the public to access and legally use waterways for recreation have seen minimal progress, while efforts to severely limit access have been a consistent threat. Oregon House Bill 2835 is a pivotal piece of legislation in Oregon, and the first proactive waterway access bill in recent history to have made it through the state legislature.

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Clackamas River Clean Up This Weekend (OR)

Thomas O'Keefe

We Love Clean Rivers, in partnership with Clackamas River Basin Council, hosts the 10th Annual Down the River Clean Up on the Clackamas! Sign up today and meet Sunday September 9th, 9am at Barton County Park.

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Down the River Clean Up - Clackamas - Sept. 9th!

Megan Hooker

Come on out for the 10th Annual Down the River Clean Up on the Clackamas Sunday, September 9th! Whether you bring your own boat, grab a seat in a raft or help out on land, there's an opportunity for everyone to help clean up the Clackamas. Registration is required - read more for details!

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Clackamas River (OR) Clean Up

Thomas O'Keefe

Volunteers are needed to Clean Up the Clackamas River at the 5th Annual "Down the River Clean Up" Sunday, September 7th 9:30 a.m at Barton Park.


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American Whitewater Signs Clackamas River Settlement Agreement

Thomas O'Keefe

American Whitewater has joined 33 organizations in signing a Settlement Agreement to relicense PGE's hydropower projects on the Clackamas River, OR. The Agreement calls for several measures that will benefit whitewater recreation and address important fishery issues.

Matt Muir


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