Water activities in Portland

Explore the Rose City's many river-, pool- and watering hole-adventures.

  • Fishing near Portland Relax along scenic rivers swimming with salmon and steelhead Take a bite »
  • Kayaking in and near Portland Enjoy new views and stay cool on local rivers. Check it out »
  • Windsurfing in the Columbia River Gorge
    Windsurfing in the Gorge World-class windsurfing awaits less than an hour east of Portland. Catch a wave »

With a major river smack-dab in the center of the city, it’s no mystery as to why Portland has an abundance of water-centric fun, from whitewater rafting and swimming to fishing and windsurfing.

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