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Oxbow Regional Park, OR

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Jan 20 2015   Later Dates


Oxbow Regional Park is celebrating 50 years as an important community resource sharing its natural beauty and variety of unique recreational opportunities in a place for people to connect with nature.
Oxbow Regional Park is a Metro Park. Oxbow’s wooded campsites are open year-round and located within the scenic Sandy River Gorge, roughly 30 minutes from Portland. Recreational opportunities include fishing, rafting, 12 miles of trails and wildlife viewing.

To protect wildlife, pets are not permitted in any Metro parks or natural areas.

Each of Oxbow’s campsites include a picnic table, fire pit and cooking grill; one restroom/shower building with hot and cold running water, heated-air hand dryers, radiant floor heating and flush toilets. There are also two vault restrooms. The restroom facilities and two campsites are accessible by wheelchair. MAKE SURE YOUR SITE MEETS YOUR CAMPING NEEDS.
Before reserving, please become familiar with the particulars of your chosen site, including the size of the tent pad area and the type of equipment that you may bring to the park. Site details and tent pad sizes can be viewed online by clicking on the site name.
For information and reservations about group picnic areas, call 503-665-4995 or visit www.oregonmetro.gov/parks.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Handicap Access
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Toilet, Accessible
  • Toilet, Flush
Alerts and Important Information

This is NOT a State Park. This is a Metro Regional Park.

Pets are not allowed in the park, including inside vehicles.
Fireworks, alcohol and all other intoxicants are prohibited.
Maximum of 6 people and 2 vehicles per site. No overflow parking. No accommodations will be made for additional vehicles overnight.
Vehicle fee: $5 ($7 for large vans or buses), required on first day.
Park gates are locked each evening at official sunset (time is posted at park entrance) and open each morning at 6:30 am. In case of after hour emergencies, gate directions are posted at the office.
Pull-through sites are restricted to use by RVs or trailers only.

Sites 10-22 will be closed November 1st through March 31, 2014.

*Reservations for more than five nights/days that are later changed to fewer nights/days will be charged a fee equal to the nightly/daily site fee for each night/day canceled as well as the $8 transaction fee.

Please be aware that only the person whose name is on the reservation may access, change or cancel the reservation.
Maximum camping days are 14 consecutive days. Campers must leave for three days and may return an additional 14 days. Twenty-eight total days is the maximum for any six-month period.
Customers who wish to secure more than one site within a park for a continuous date period in order to accommodate their reservation request (i.e. split reservation), should be aware that the $8.00 reservation fee would apply to each site reserved. Again, fee adjustments will not be made after reservations have been confirmed using the internet reservation service. If you are viewing inventory and find you are unable to secure one site to accommodate your request please consider calling the call center at 1-800-452-5687 to make your reservation.

Reservations can be made 24 hours a day, from 2 days to 9 months in advance. Campsite availability is based on call center hours, meaning sites become available when the call center opens giving no preference to online users versus phone-in customers.
Call center hours are: Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

Getting There:

Oxbow Regional Park is 30 minutes from downtown Portland. From I-84, take the Troutdale exit (17).

Go past the truck stop to the light and turn right on 257th Drive. Go 3 miles to Division Street and turn left. Continue east for 5 miles following the signs. Turn left on Oxbow Parkway and drive 1.6 miles to the park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Oxbow Regional Park
3010 SE Oxbow Parkway
Gresham OR 97080

Phone Number:

Information: (503)663-4708