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Kelley Point Park

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Address: N. Marine Drive & Lombard, Portland, OR 97203
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+1 503-823-2223
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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96-acre park dotted with picnic areas and marked by a looping 40-mile...

96-acre park dotted with picnic areas and marked by a looping 40-mile trail. A large natural-sand beach and an isolated location attract many people to this park.

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Unexpected gem

When we visited Portland this summer, we came upon this park by accident. There is a great beach as well as amble parking and bathrooms. It's really a beautiful spot.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
Nick N
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We love Kelley Point Park! We walk with the dog there. There are a lot of places to walk, see the two rivers (the Willamette and the Columbia come together on the point), throw the ball for the dog, and see the big cargo ships! Most of the year, the park is our go-to doggie destination -- It never feels... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We were one stop away from the airport just looking for a good view, unfortunately everything was super muddy so we turned right around, did get to see north Portland though!

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Thank KelsieMoose
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

When we visited Portland this summer, we came upon this park by accident. There is a great beach as well as amble parking and bathrooms. It's really a beautiful spot.

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Thank Nick N
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Really wonderful park at the point where the Willamette River meets the Columbia. Vancouver is on one side, Sauvie Island the other. Stroll through the cottonwoods, then walk along the beach. Lovely soft sand with lots of large driftwood to sit or climb on. Lots of people fishing, picnicing, dipping their toes in. Great place to spend a hot summer... More 

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Thank abarber
Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Kind of a funny little park. We were lost in the bushes trying to get there from the parking lot. Was beautiful when we made it.

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Thank LLP1957
Everett, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Outside of summer holidays this is a bit off the beaten path. Great access to the Columbia River. Good place to walk or sit and watch the world go by. Don't be fooled by the drive to get their past the industrial buildings it's worth it once you get there. There are two separate parking areas and trails connecting both... More 

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Saint Helens, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

It is a little private; not terribly public. That is what I really liked about it. There isn't anything I don't like about it.

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Thank Cathy P
Lynnwood, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

Hard to believe Kelley Point Park is surround by other parks. Industrial parks. The main draw for me at this park is walking out to the point where the 2 big rivers meet. The Willamette and Columbia. Made a nice loop walk out of it. After leaving the river part on the north end, the rest of the loop is... More 

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Delaware, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

This park is a very quiet and beautiful place to visit. Though there were many cars parked in the area, we ran into very few people. The beach was very nice and had a spectacular view of the Columbia and Williamette rivers. It was really cool to see the cargo vessels coming in! Wonderful place to walk off dinner!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

We spent a Tuesday afternoon down by the river and it was not crowded at all. A lot less people than Sauvie Island and lacked some of the partying type people that have been hanging out there in recent summers which appealed to me. Really beautiful and fun!

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