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Sauvie Island Wildlife Area

18330 NW Sauvie Island Rd, Portland, OR 97231-1312
+1 503-872-5268
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Carp fishing on the FLY!

Several years back, I started fishing high spring runoff water on pastures on Sauvie Island. Bought... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Portland, OR
Quality experience. Variety of outdoor opportunities.

1. Pretty drive, just 10 minutes from downtown Portland 2. Columbia river to swim 3. Clothing... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
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12,000 acres of land on the island have been preserved as the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area. Managed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the wildlife area is a premier hiking, birdwatching, hunting, and fishing location.
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  • Average11%
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18330 NW Sauvie Island Rd, Portland, OR 97231-1312
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Several years back, I started fishing high spring runoff water on pastures on Sauvie Island. Bought a year pass and visited many times. Fishing can be from productive (catch and release) to totally frustrating (Carp are VERY wary and hard to catch - a REAL...More

Thank FranceLover2013
Reviewed 30 July 2017

1. Pretty drive, just 10 minutes from downtown Portland 2. Columbia river to swim 3. Clothing optional beach Columbia River. 4. Bank fishing for Salmon, seasonal 5. Bird watching, especially bald eagles 6. Pumpkin Patch Farmers Market seasonal 7. Kruger's Farm Summer concerts 8. Boat...More

Thank beergardenboy
Reviewed 28 June 2017

You will see a lot of wildlife and will take great photos. We kayaked in Sturgeon lake and it was a great! We saw eagles and spent hours on the lake.

Thank chiltonzoo
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We came to see scenery and view the place where two great rivers come together. Unfortunately, the road to the spot - Belle Vue Point County Park is posted private, no trespassing so we could not see anything. We passed many farms where you can...More

1  Thank RG59Traveler
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Escaped the city to check out this island. Not too far, but definitely easier with your own car. Nice flat island along the columbia river, providing a great loop for bikers, and a nice stretch of sandy beach.

Thank Trav4Work
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Since we rode this route during the week, the roads were pretty quiet. Though the roads are a bit rough in spots, it was peaceful and lovely!

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

It was a weekend back in March or early April where it was raining like cats and dogs and the air was chilly. I thought it would be a good time to explore Sauvie Island since I had never visited before and I hear it...More

Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We drove up and stopped to pick berries and ending getting our salad mixing for the night. The farm was setting up a beer tent and barbecue for the lunch crowd. The staff directed us to the best field for the freshest berries. Our grand...More

Thank cbsjohn
Reviewed 27 April 2017

in-season fruits and veggies, swimming, boating,bird hunting; it might be worth checking out, if you've never been there

Thank bob l
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Beautiful place with many farms where you can pick your own produce from the trees and bushes. But you don't have to do that you can go to the markets where the produce is there. There's organic treasures everywhere. You can also buys trees and...More

Thank jmshep1
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26 April 2015|
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Response from margaretcov | Reviewed this property |
Although I have not been to this property but it is close buy and the review look good - Scappoose Creek Inn. However as others have told you, the island is not far from Portland and there are many great hotels in the area... More