Cannon Beach

Oregon Coast

This iconic travel destination is about a 90 minute drive from Portland, but worth the trip if you're able to wrangle a rented or borrowed car. Though the Oregon...

  • Public beach
  • Various
  • Natural Attraction
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Hiking
  • Road trip
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park

Collins Beach

Sauvie Island

This paradise for outdoor adventures is located on Sauvie Island at the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette rivers. The long, narrow river beach is...

  • Nude beach
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction
  • Hiking
  • Bicycle

Kelley Point Park

N Portland

The most northwesterly point where the Columbia and Willamette rivers converge. Walk down gentle, paved paths or explore narrower trails until you find the perfect...

  • Freshwater beach
  • Bicycle
  • Hiking
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction

Nehalem State Park

Oregon Coast

A little bit farther away than Cannon Beach, but worth the trip for the variety of adventures. Camping options include traditional sites or, if you reserve early,...

  • Public beach
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction
  • Hiking
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Road trip
  • Outdoor Adventure

Rooster Rock State Park

Columbia River Gorge

This rock formation was originally named the "Cock Rock" for it's phallic appearance - a name change was undertaken to avoid alienating the public. The...

  • Nude beach
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction
  • Hiking
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Outdoor Adventure