Top Adventures in Camas

  • Run the Round Lake Loop at Lacamas Park

    This trail is a great option for people who want to escape the city, without actually leaving. Lacamas Park is located right downtown Camas, Washington and offers over six miles of dirt trails popular for cyclists, pedestrians, and runners.Park of...

    6.3 miles 710 ft gain

  • Explore Camas Pothole Falls

    This is on the Round Lake Loop trail and there’s a free parking area. It’s a relatively in and out hike that is family friendly but does have some downhill scrambles. Be careful when jumping as there has been fatalities in the past but as long as ...

    0.5 miles 0 ft gain

  • Kayak Lacamas Lake

    Lacamas Lake is popular for all types of water activities with easy access because of it’s dock and free public parking. This area is family and dog friendly and has picnic tables for a place to sit down and have a nice lunch after swimming. Rope ...

  • Hike Lacamas Heritage Trail

    Used often for cross country practice, the Lacamas Heritage Trail is a popular gem in Camas, Washington for all citizens. It is family and dog friendly and comes with endless scenic views of the beautiful Lacamas Lake. Parking is free and there ar...

    3.5 miles 139 ft gain

  • Climb Rooster Rock

    Head to Rooster Rock State Park off exit 25 on I-84 E in the Columbia River Gorge. Park at the west end of the park.There are multiple paths at the west end of the park heading south to I-84. If you go too far west, you will hit water. Pick one of...

  • Night Sky Shooting at Vista House

    The Vista House located in the Columbia River Gorge offers those looking to photograph the night sky without traveling long distance from Portland the opportunity to do so. Vista House is just far enough away from Portland's light pollution to al...

  • Catch the Sunrise from Rocky Butte

    Joseph Wood Hill Park is another under the radar gem right in the heart of the city. It’s located on Rocky Butte, an extinct volcanic cylinder cone, and provides sweeping panoramic view of Portland and beyond. Accessing the park is easy – you can ...

  • Explore Latourell Falls

    Latourell Falls is a beautiful and unique waterfall in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. This amazing waterfall is just a few hundred yards from the road and parking lot. Once you park, there is a viewpoint for the falls that is straight ahead.T...

    2.4 miles 520 ft gain

  • Photograph Shepperd's Dell Waterfall

    There isn't a parking lot for this waterfall unlike many others along the gorge, however there is a large amount of room to pull off beside the sign on the side of the road.This waterfall is perfect for those who are looking for something scenic a...

  • Hike the Cape Horn Trail

    The Cape Horn Trail is great for those who are short on time, but still want to get outside for something close by with great views.Located just 35 min east of Portland, the Cape Horn Trail offers a few different possibilities for you to hike. The...

  • Explore Mount Tabor Park

    Sitting 400 feet above the city with views of Mt. Hood and Portland doesn't sound to bad right?? Mount Tabor is located in Southeast Portland and is a once active volcano. There are 196 acres of park for you to explore.In order to photograph the b...

  • Hike the Mount Tabor Loop

    Mount Tabor City Park is located in the heart of southeast Portland and is situated atop an extinct volcano. It’s comprised of more than 190 acres of beautiful Douglas Fir forest and features several relatively easy routes to the top: the easiest ...

    2 miles 350 ft gain

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      Sunset Camp

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      Eagle Creek Overlook Grp Site

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      Lis Bon Acres Rn R

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    • Mount Hood Village, Oregon

      Wildwood Recreation Site

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      Govt Mineral Springs Guard Sta

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