Clackamas River Corridor
Taking care of nature as environmental stewards
Our parks, adjacent to our hydroelectric plants, are an important piece of our environmental stewardship efforts. The peaceful recreation you can enjoy at these wonderful locations goes hand in hand with our efforts to protect fish and other precious resources.
Let the fun begin! Visit our amazing parks
Check out PGE’s lovely parks and campgrounds to pick the perfect getaway for a day or a week. Note: Each campground has a different reservation system, so make your reservation from your selected park’s page.
Trojan Park: Picnic along the shore of the Columbia River, or bike, hike or fish. Day use.
Clackamas River Corridor
Timber Park: Timber Park is the closest PGE park to Salem and Portland, great for picnicking, fishing and disc golf. Day use.
Faraday Lake: Faraday Lake is stocked with trout to provide year-round fishing. Only bank fishing is allowed, adding to the tranquility. Day use.
Promontory Park: Promontory Park has undergone extensive renovations to campsites, cabins and traffic flow. Spend a day or a week at this family-friendly site. Day and overnight use.
PGE also maintains three boater access sites along the Clackamas River:
- Moore Creek (milepost 35) – Site has parking, boater access path to river, restroom and a changing station.
- Hole in the Wall (milepost 41) – Site has parking, a boat slide and rail system for river access, restroom and picnic area.
- Sandstone Bridge (milepost 53) – Construction will begin in 2016 and will include expanded parking and improved boater access.
Timothy Lake: This beautiful lake in the shadow of Mount Hood offers seven campgrounds as well as activities like horseback riding, biking, boating and more. Day and overnight use.
Lake Harriet: This peaceful lake is off the beaten path, and makes a perfect fishing retreat. Day and overnight use.
Pelton Park: A vacationer’s paradise on the shore of Lake Simtustus behind Pelton Dam, Pelton Park offers cabins, yomes (spacious yurts with beds) and campsites, as well as fishing, swimming, boating and more. Day and overnight use.
Round Butte Overlook Park: Take in the views, including of osprey and bald eagles, from this Central Oregon getaway. Picnic, hike and bring your binoculars for wildlife viewing. Day use.
Trout Creek Ranch: Once used for raising cattle and sheep, this 3,000-acre ranch is the focus of restoration efforts. Limited access, including hunting. Day use.
Call the PGE Parks line at 503-464-8515 or use our contact form.