Class II-III Sandy River, OR

Sandy Wild and Scenic River (Dodge Park to Dabney Park)

The Sandy River originates in the high glaciers of Mt. Hood, the most prominent peak in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.


Riverside trails offer spectacular scenery, easily observed geologic features, unique plant communities and a variety of recreational opportunities.


Just outside Portland, the lower reaches of the Sandy River flows through a deep, winding, forested gorge known for its anadromous fish runs, botanical diversity, recreational boating and beautiful parks (BLM). River

Section Details

Trip Length Full Day, 13.3 Miles
Fishing Yes
Manager Bureau of Land Management, Northwest Oregon District
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail Yes
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