Faraday Lake

The perfect biking, running and walking spot, all year long

ALERT: Faraday Road is closed indefinitely due to landslides and wildfires in the proximity.

The lake, park and surrounding areas are closed for construction. Parking near the bridge and access to all areas across the bridge (SE of the Clackamas River) is closed.

The area will reopen 2021. Learn more about the new Faraday Powerhouse.


PGE Parks and COVID-19

The safety of park visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is critical to us. We are following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and our recreation partners as we operate our park and recreation facilities.

Masks, face shields or other face coverings are currently required statewide in Oregon for indoor public spaces—this includes park stores, visitor centers and multi-stall restrooms. Effective July 15, face coverings are also required in Oregon’s outdoor public spaces when physical distancing is not possible.

To help protect visitors’ health and safety, we are operating showers on a limited basis and reservable large-group areas with restrictions. We have increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting facilities, posted signage to promoting safety measures and requirements, and cancelled all events and in-person educational programs.

The company is working with concessionaires at PGE Parks to help them follow CDC and OHA safety guidelines.

As always, visitors to PGE parks should also check current information on algae blooms and fire restrictions before visiting.


Walk, bike, run, repeat

Faraday Road is a popular spot to access Oregon’s Cascading River’s Scenic Bikeway, a 70-mile route from Estacada to Detroit Lake. For a family-friendly ride, a rambling road run or a quiet walk with your dog, park at our Old Clackamas Highway trailhead and enjoy four miles of paved roadway.

Directions

For access to the Old Clackamas Highway Trail, follow Faraday Road to its end at the trailhead.

Contact us

For more information, use our contact form, or call the PGE Parks Information Line at 503-464-8515.

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