Outdoor Recreation

Troutdale, often referred to as the “Gateway to the Gorge,” is a small city located just 15 miles east of Portland, Oregon. Its proximity to the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood makes it an ideal location for outdoor adventures. From scenic hikes to exhilarating water sports, Troutdale is a haven for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. 

The Columbia Gorge

The Columbia River Gorge, just a short drive from Troutdale, is a breathtakingly beautiful canyon that stretches over 80 miles. Hiking trails along the gorge offer stunning views of waterfalls, towering cliffs, and lush forests. Multnomah Falls, one of the most famous attractions in the area, is a majestic 620-foot waterfall that should not be missed.

Sandy River Delta

Locally known as the 1000 acres dog park, this epic park is located in Troutdale right across the Sandy River where the Columbia and Sandy River meets. Check out the inside scoop here. 

1000 acres dog park
Sandy River Delta, Drone, Troutdale Oregon
1000 acres dog park, troutdale oregon

Glen Otto Park

This park is a great place to pop out a towel and enjoy the beach on the Sandy River. It gets quite crowded in the summer, but rightfully so.

glen otto park, sandy river, troutdale oregon
Glen Otto Park, Troutdale

McMenamins Edgefield

Located right in Troutdale, Edgefield is a: golf course, winery, place to hike, place to eat and drink, a concert venue, a movie theatre, a hotel, a giant field to play with your dogs in, a spa, a ceramics studio, etc…. Click here for more

Edgefield venue, Troutdale
Edgefield, Troutdale, Oregon, Mcmenamins

Downtown Troutdale

Downtown Troutdale is conveniently located right next to the Sandy River and has a very enjoyable downtown to walk or ride a bike. Check out the page here

Downtown Troutdale Oregon, Mt. Hood Living
downtown Troutdale, Oregon

Imagination Station

Imagination Station is great park located next to the high school. It has a soccer field, a great playground, and hosts neighborhood movies in the summertime.