There’s Nothing Better Than This Portland Area Natural Lazy River On A Summer’s Day

As the weather heats up, we all begin to seek respite in the water. For a cool, relaxing lazy river float, look no further than the Sandy River. This easy beginner float features swiftly moving water and plenty of sun, making the close-to-the-city river the best around for a tubing adventure.

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To get started, head to Dabney State Recreation Site, head east on I-84 to Exit 18. Follow the Historic Columbia River Highway to the park. For more information on tubing the Sandy River, visit the Sandy River Water Trail site.