The Hidden Swimming Spot Near Portland Will Take You A Million Miles Away From It All

You may have to scramble over a log jam and wade through water to get here, but once you arrive, you will be rewarded with a wonderful swimming spot in a magnificent location. Located just 35 miles east of Portland, the Oneonta Gorge is the perfect destination for a hot summer’s day. By late summer the water is less than frigid, making it the perfect time to visit this picturesque location.

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