Kayak docked on the Willamette River
    • Skill Level Intermediate
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 7.5
    • Starting Point Portland Boathouse - RM 13.5
    • End Point Cathedral Park - RM 6
    • Why this Trip

      This is a fascinating and seldom paddled stretch of the Willamette.

    • Skill Level Beginner
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 5
    • Starting Point Sellwood Riverfront Park - RM 16.5
    • End Point Sellwood Riverfront Park - RM 16.5
    • Why this Trip

      This is the ultimate urban adventure in the heart of downtown Portland. You can experience a large, urban restoration project and see wildlife, such as bald eagles, blue herons, deer, river otter and beavers.

    • Skill Level Beginner
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 5
    • Starting Point Sportcraft - RM 24
    • End Point Willamette Falls - RM 26.5
    • Why this Trip

      Willamette Falls is the largest waterfall in the Pacific Northwest by water volume, second largest in the United States behind Niagara Falls.

    • Skill Level Intermediate
    • Duration 2 Days
    • Total River Miles 15 miles
    • Starting Point Wheatland Bar - RM 72
    • End Point San Salvador State Park - RM 57
    • Why this Trip

      It provides a wonderful look at the backchannel of Wheatland Bar, immediately across from the put-in, and you can also enjoy riverside wine tasting at Arcane Cellars at Wheatland Winery and Vineyard.

    • Skill Level Beginner
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 12
    • Starting Point Wallace Marine Park - RM 84
    • End Point Willamette Mission State Park - RM 72
    • Why this Trip

      The wonderful Keizer Rapids Park and Willamette Mission State Park provide an abundance of scenery and wildlife-viewing opportunities. You can also find a couple of nice campsites on this stretch.

    • Skill Level Intermediate
    • Duration 2 Days
    • Total River Miles 24
    • Starting Point Bryant Park - RM 120
    • End Point Independence Riverview Park - RM 96
    • Why this Trip

      You can see an abundance of wildlife and experience the confluence of the Luckiamute and Santiam Rivers near Luckiamute State Natural Area, and also enjoy a tasting and tour at the riverside Chatoe Rogue Hop Farm.

    • Skill Level Beginner
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 9
    • Starting Point Peoria Park - RM 141
    • End Point Crystal Lake - RM 132
    • Why this Trip

      This is a good stretch for the whole family, with only occasional stretches of swift current.

    • Skill Level Intermediate
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 19.5
    • Starting Point Harrisburg - RM 161
    • End Point Peoria Park - RM 141.5
    • Why this Trip

      You can get a great view of Mary’s Peak to the west and you pass Norwood Island, Sam Daws Landing, and Buckskin Mary Landing, as well as the Snag Boat Bend unit of the William L. Finely Refuge.

    • Skill Level Intermediate
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 8
    • Starting Point Marshall Island Landing - RM 169
    • End Point Harrisburg - RM 161
    • Why this Trip

      This is another wonderful open stretch of the Willamette with multiple sie channels that shift from year to year and season to season

    • Skill Level Intermediate
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 6
    • Starting Point Whitely Landing - RM 175
    • End Point Marshall Island Access - RM 169
    • Why this Trip

      You can view one of the Willamette’s most dynamic areas and get a sense of what backchannel habitat used to look like along the river.

    • Skill Level Expert
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 12.5
    • Starting Point Dexter Launch RM 203.5
    • End Point Clearwater Boat Ramp RM 191
    • Why this Trip

      The fast cold water and scenic riverside forest.

    • Skill Level Intermediate
    • Duration 1 Day
    • Total River Miles 10
    • Starting Point Cloverdale Access - RM 12.5
    • End Point Mount Pisgah - RM 2.5
    • Why this Trip

      Scenic views of a lively river that is not often traveled.