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7 Best Water Activities To Try In Portland

The Best Water Activities in Portland

Portland, Oregon, aside from its scenic views and health food scene is known for its proximity to water and outdoor activities, making it an ideal destination for those seeking water adventures. In this article, we’ll highlight the 7 best water activities to try in Portland, providing detailed information on each activity, including rental options, safety tips, and other practical considerations.

Kayaking on the Willamette River

Kayaking on the Willamette River is an exciting experience that offers breathtaking views of the city’s skyline and landmarks. You can paddle from downtown Portland, past the Tilikum Crossing Bridge, to Ross Island and Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. Rentals are available, and kayaking is safe for all skill levels. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen and a water bottle.

Stand-up Paddleboarding on the Columbia River

Stand-up paddleboarding on the Columbia River is a peaceful and calming activity that allows you to take in the serene beauty of the area. The river is known for its clear waters, and you may spot some wildlife, such as bald eagles or beavers. Rentals are available, and paddleboarding is suitable for all ages and skill levels. Be sure to wear a life jacket and bring a waterproof phone case.

Whitewater Rafting on the Clackamas River

Whitewater rafting on the Clackamas River is an adrenaline-pumping activity that promises a thrilling adventure. The river is perfect for both beginners and experienced rafters, with Class II and III rapids that provide excitement and a challenge. Tour options are available, and safety gear is provided. Make sure to wear water shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

Jet Skiing on the Willamette River

Jet skiing on the Willamette River is an exciting and fun activity that will give you an adrenaline rush. You can speed past the city’s skyline and see it from a different perspective. Rentals are available, and jet skiing is safe for all skill levels. Be sure to follow safety guidelines and wear a life jacket.

Fishing on the Columbia River

Fishing on the Columbia River is a popular activity that offers an abundance of fish, such as salmon, steelhead, and sturgeon. You can fish from the shore or on a boat, and tour options are available. Make sure to get a license and follow regulations. Bring your own gear or rent it from a local shop.

Waterfall Hiking in the Columbia River Gorge

Hiking to waterfalls in the Columbia River Gorge is a stunning and awe-inspiring activity that takes you through lush forests and past cascading waterfalls. Trails range from easy to strenuous, so choose one that fits your skill level. Safety gear is recommended, and make sure to bring plenty of water and snacks.

Swimming at Sauvie Island Beach

Swimming at Sauvie Island Beach is a refreshing and relaxing activity that allows you to soak up the sun and cool off in the water. The beach has amenities, such as restrooms and picnic areas, and is safe for swimming. Make sure to check water conditions and follow safety guidelines. In conclusion, Portland offers a wide range of water activities that cater to all ages and skill levels. Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, there’s something for everyone. From kayaking on the Willamette River to swimming at Sauvie Island Beach, Portland’s water activities are diverse and accessible. We encourage you to try them out for yourself and make unforgettable memories.


Author: Mason Palmer

Founder / Massage Therapist

IMMERSE Modern Massage

Mason is a Portland native and master massage therapist in Portland, Oregon, with over 10,000 hours of hands on work. His expertise in deep tissue anatomy, myofascial release, and trauma-informed somatic therapy. He is also a 200-hour certified yoga instructor and has received Reiki Master level training from three different schools. Mason has explored various healing practices, including Mindfulness Meditation, Personal Training, Yoga, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Ayurveda, and Chinese medicine, for over a decade. He is the author of “Energy Healing, One Truth Many Teachers” and is known for his proven track record for creating plans of care for his clients to overcome pain and discomfort in their body, and to make sure that pain doesn’t come back.

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We give you service to you the whole experience. IMMERSE is of the best massage services and top knotch Portland wellness centers using deep healing techniques for relaxation and well being.But is it worth it? Yes!

Our extremely professional licensed massage therapists, and use skillful massage therapy in our low lighting, quiet room, soothing environment to give you one of the best massages in town. 

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Our amethyst infrared hot stone weighted blanket and crystal heat pad emits sauna and spa-like warmth to improve circulation, and relieve tired muscles and sore joints during your massages and treatments, whether it’s your head, shoulders, neck, feet, back or legs that need massage, we’ve got you!

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Our extremely professional massage therapists use therapeutic massage techniques to create a custom deep tissue, massage therapy plan of care for our clients specific needs to quickly eliminate the root cause of your tension, pain and discomfort, our treatments do not just treat the symptoms

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Our massage therapists use organic, pain relieving hemp skin oils, hot towels and essential oils to make sure you get the most relaxing massage ever


The IMMERSE Massage Portland Difference 

At IMMERSE, we don’t offer couples massage, we aren’t a day spa, we don’t do chemical peels or prenatal massage. There’s no facials, no foot soaks, no acupuncture, we’re just licensed massage therapists giving all ages the best massage, relaxing, wellness techniques of your life. Our goal is to help you feel better than you’ve ever felt in your life and stay feeling that way long after your massage session! You won’t want to see any other massage therapist ever again!

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We offer many types of massages. Enjoy a leg and foot massage or feel the harmony with sound healing. For those with chronic pain, our massage for back pain relief is a must-try.

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Discover the gentle touch of a head massage or learn about massages for seniors and people with disabilities. Interested in acupuncture? Check out the best acupuncture in Portland.

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Tips and Guides for You

Get tips for perfect posture, and check out our guide on massage for sciatica relief. Want fun in Portland? Here are the 7 best water activities.

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Find out how massage can lower blood pressure or relieve restless leg syndrome. Interested in hot stone massage? We have all the information.

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Explore the benefits of massage for Achilles tendonitis and how massage chairs can revolutionize wellness. Experience ultimate relaxation with massage chairs.

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