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Blue Lake Regional Park

20500 Northeast Marine Drive, Fairview, OR 97024
+1 503-797-1850
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A Journey Into The Wetlands

Blue Lake Regional park is located in Fairview, Oregon near the south bank of the Columbia River... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Portland, Oregon
Wonderful Venue for a Wedding

Great view of the lake, kitchen, bride and groom suites, garden all available for rent. This is an... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Portland, Oregon
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Metro's Blue Lake Regional Park, located just 20 minutes from downtown Portland, offers a wealth of recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Blue Lake is a 64-acre natural lake fed by underground springs. Children under 5 years of age are not allowed in the lake to help keep the water clean, but there is a spray ground for all ages with colorful features that shower, gush, dump and pour water. Visitors can also rent a paddle boat, row boat or canoe to explore Blue Lake. Blue Lake Regional Park provides opportunities for boating, fishing and swimming, and makes a beautiful backdrop for hundreds of family picnics, community events and special programs throughout the year. Water spray ground. Splash into Blue Lake's action-packed spray ground with colorful features that shower, gush, dump and pour water. On hot summer days the spray ground is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Picnic reservations. Covered shelters and reservable picnic areas are available for gatherings of family and friends. Reservations are necessary for groups of 25 people or more. First-come, first-served tables for small groups are available along the lake front. The Lake House: in a beautiful garden setting overlooking Blue Lake, The Lake House provides a tranquil setting for weddings, receptions, recitals, memorial services, corporate functions and meetings. Boating at the lake. Paddle boats, row boats and canoes are available to rent at Blue Lake between May 1 and Sept. 30. For more information about boat rentals, call 503-661-6087. Privately owned watercraft are allowed on the lake for the purpose of angling between Oct. 1 and April 30, as long as they do not exceed 14 feet in length (17 feet for canoes) and 3.0 horsepower in motor capability.
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20500 Northeast Marine Drive, Fairview, OR 97024
+1 503-797-1850
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Blue Lake Regional park is located in Fairview, Oregon near the south bank of the Columbia River. It is 101 acres in size. And is open to the public from 8 am to Sunset. There is a $5 fee for vehicles, but it is free...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great view of the lake, kitchen, bride and groom suites, garden all available for rent. This is an excellent venue for a bride and groom on a budget looking for a nice place for an outdoor wedding and an indoor reception. Bring your own food...More

Thank JonTurino
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I've passed this park on numerous occasions and decided to pay the $5 parking fee to go explore. This park has something for everyone! Ball fields, disc golf course, splash pad for the little ones, a beach (children under 5 are not allowed to swim...More

Thank Theresa A
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Blue Lake Park is in Fairview close to Portland and the surrounding areas. There is literally something for everyone. This is a perfect place for company picnics and family outings. You can fish, walk, rent paddle boats, swim or just lay around and relax. It's...More

Thank VictoryVisionTim
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Really nice place to have a run or to just see the landscape... is a very beautiful park, right next to Gersham, very close by any means of transportation.

Thank Fabi A
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Large and beautiful park with many different areas. Swimming beach, fishing pier, multiple playgrounds/discovery areas, gardens, playing fields, wetland, splashpad and water play for the summer. Lots of reservable picnic/bbq areas. Newer, well-maintained bathrooms. This is going to be a favorite for us! Entrance is...More

Thank abarber
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Steals from old people, has no regrets doing it,,,,,,,park is nice but to expensive use to be affordable and fun when we would have company picnics.

Thank Grace P
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I Love taking my grandchildren here, they get a kick out of it and for many this is their first time here. It does not take long for them to get the hang of it. They have life preservers for every one to wear, which...More

2  Thank SuzanneLG
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This park has unique and natural play areas for the children along with your typical playground area equipment. The park is huge, so there is plenty of space for picnics and running around with the kids. The waterfront area has a nice little beach area...More

1  Thank AmandaL205
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Blue Lake Regional Park is officially in Fairview, Oregon, just off of Marine Drive and near 233rd Drive. If you are coming from Portland, you can take the 84 East and once you start seeing signs for Gresham, you should see signs for Blue Lake...More

5  Thank marksmallwood
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Philip G
28 February 2016|
Response from OregonMetro2016 |
Hi, Philip. The $5/car and $7/bus fee at Blue Lake is a parking fee, not an entry fee. So if you park your car there, you will need to pay. However, if you walk, bike or take public transit to Blue Lake, you can visit the... More