Marion or Polk Counties

Breitenbush River

The Breitenbush River is a tributary of the North Santiam River in western Oregon in the United States. It drains a rugged, forested area of the Cascade Range east of Salem.

Cascadia Expeditions ~ Willamette Kayaking

Cascadia Expeditions offers outdoor adventures, remarkable memories and massive amounts of fun. We specialize in rafting, kayaking, rock climbing and canyoneering expeditions here in Oregon. We provide adventure trips throughout the Willamette Valley and Cascade Foothills. Book your adventure today!
Independence, OR ~ Willamette River
Mill City, OR ~ North Santiam River

Detroit Lake State Recreation Area

Full hookups, electrical, tent sites, visitor center, two mooring docks, fishing dock, wildlife viewing area, two playgrounds, two designated swimming areas and an ADA fishing dock.
44000 N Santiam Hwy. SE
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3346 or
800-452-5687 (camping reservations)

eNRG Kayaking, Mill City

Come raft or inflatable kayak the North Santiam River with eNRG Kayaking. We offer scenic and whitewater guided trips and buy, sell, rent, trade gear.
115 NE Wall St.
Mill City, OR 97360

Minto-Brown Island Park

This 900-acre natural area features 12 miles of paved and soft-surface walking/bicycle trails, a reservable picnic shelter, dog park and acres of crops dedicated to feed the wildlife. Park: 5 a.m.-midnight; Office: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
2200 Minto Island Rd. (located off of River Rd. S)
Salem, OR 97302

North Santiam River

The North Santiam River is a 92-mile (148 km) tributary of the Santiam River in western Oregon in the Cascade Range on the eastern side of the Willamette Valley east of Salem.
Blocked by Big Cliff Dam near Mill City, the lower North Santiam River supports spring chinook salmon and summer steelhead. In the reaches upstream of the dam, the river is managed mainly as a stocked-trout fishery. Near the stream's source at Santiam Lake in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness, native cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, and brook trout are also found.
Travel Salem

Silver Creek Reservoir, Silverton, Oregon

Silver Creek Reservoir also known as Silverton Reservoir is a sixty-five-acre impoundment on Silver Creek located in the Cascade foothills 2.5 miles southeast of the city of Silverton, Oregon on Oregon Route 214.
The lake is popular in the spring and summer as a recreation area. Stocked with roughly 20,000 hatchery trout each spring and early summer, the lake also provides opportunities to catch bullhead catfish. Swimming is also quite popular on warm summer days as well as recreational boating, though only electric motors are allowed.
4381 Silver Falls Hwy.
Silverton, OR  97381

Outside Area

eNRG Kayaking

This is the place to go kayak, stand-up paddle board or raft. Open at 10 am Daily! Ladies/Family night, TRR/ASNW evenings 5:30-8 pm (weather dependent).
1701 Clackamette Dr.
Oregon City, OR 97045