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Clackamas County Parks are composed of the following 8: Barton Park, Feyrer Park, Metzler Park, Eagle Fern Park, Hebb Park, Carver Park, Boones Ferry Park, and Marina Park. There are a combined total of 188 reservable campsites and reservations can be made beginning in January Most campsites can accommodate 2 tents with maximum occupancy of 8 persons, or one R.V. and 1 tent with maximum occupancy of 8 persons. The Parks also offer Electic & Water Hookups, Rustic RV and/or Tent Sites Centralized Water, Dump Stations, Showers, Children's Play Areas, Handicapped Camp Sites, and Handicapped Rest Rooms & Showers.

Barton Park offers the four following recreational activities: Fishing, Boat Ramps, Picnicking, and Camping. There are seven riverside picnic areas that combined can accommodate groups of up to 1,125. Barton Park contains 98 campsites that are available for reservations. Steelhead, trout, and salmon can be fished and enjoyed for the evening.

Rafting is very popular. Many enjoy the adventurous trip starting about 6 miles upriver at McIver Park. The boat ramp provides excellent river access. Others choose to start at Barton for about a 5 mile journey to Carver Park.

Barton Park is located just off of Hwy. 224, approximately 9.8 miles east of Clackamas on the Clackamas River. Take Interstate 205 to Exit 12, Clackamas/Estacada. Turn east-bound onto Hwy. 212/224. Proceed 3.2 miles through Clackamas to the Hwy. 212/224 split (Rock Creek junction). Follow Hwy. 224 to the right, following the signs to Estacada. Proceed 6.4 miles on Hwy. 224 to Bakers Ferry Road and turn right (Barton Grocery on the right-hand side). The park is .2 miles on the left-hand side of the road.

Eagle Fern Park is a Cascade rain forest that offers recreational activities such as Fishing, Hiking, and Picnicking. This park is one of the largest and most beautiful parks in Clackamas County. Eagle Fern Park has one of the largest old growth timber stands around. This Park is well known for the coho, chinook or trout that can be acquired by fishing. Four reservable picnic areas are offered as well.

Eagle Fern Park is located approximately 3 miles north of Estacada and about 18 miles east of Clackamas. Take Interstate 205 to Exit 12 Clackamas/Estacada, and turn right onto Hwy. 212/224. Proceed 3.2 miles through Clackamas to the Hwy. 212/224 junction (Rock Creek junction), turn right onto Hwy. 224, following the signs to Estacada. Proceed 10.4 miles and turn left onto Wildcat Mountain Rd. (sign reads Dover District/Eagle Fern Park.) Go 2.0 miles to Eagle Fern Park Rd.; turn right. The park is located 2.3 miles on the right-hand side of the road.

Contact information:

Clackamas County Parks Department,
9101 S.E. Sunnybrook Blvd.
Clackamas, OR. 97015.
Phone 1: (503) 353-4414.
Phone 2: (503) 353-4415.
Fax: (503) 353-4420.


 

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