Parks & Campgrounds

Explore the beauty of the Northwest in PGE’s parks and campgrounds

Our parks

Our parks

Northwest Oregon

  1. Trojan Park

Clackamas River Corridor

  1. Timber Park
  2. Faraday Lake
  3. Promontory Park
  4. River access points

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. 

Read more about our environmental stewardship.

Let the fun begin! Visit our amazing parks

Now open: Pelton Park and Promontory Park online reservations.

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. 

Northwest Oregon

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) – Parking has been expanded and boater access has been improved.
  • Hole in the Wall (milepost 41) – Construction is under way to improve boater access, to add a picnic area and restroom, and to upgrade the parking area.
  • Sandstone Bridge (milepost 53) – Construction will begin in 2016 and will include expanded parking and improved boater access.

Mount Hood

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.

Central Oregon

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.

Contact us

Call the PGE Parks line at 503-464-8515 or use our contact form.

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