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Fantastic Riverside Fun & Wildlife Watch

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Experience hosted by Adam

60 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

This is a 1 hour experience, daylight hours, with the option to extend stay. It's great all year, different each season, and unique each day. Upon booking message me your preferred start time.

Our back yard is a nature-lover's dream--the scenic Clackamas River. Wildlife abounds--eagle, salmon, beaver, heron, deer, osprey, otter and more. Fall to Spring, we watch fishermen land spawning salmon. In Summer, kayaks and inner-tubes float past, sunbathers bask and snorkelers splash. Winter brings high water, and the rapids rage with volume and debris. The birds, fish, animals, people and things that go by change with the seasons, and we love watching it change.

We invite you to join us! Enjoy some down time on our outdoor deck overlooking the river, under umbrella shade or sun. Or, hang out by the water on our natural basalt shelf, a staircase away. Our private river access and beach is yours to use, from fishing to swimming. Or, launching or landing your inflatables--float to or from the nearby public parks. You'll love relaxing by this stretch of a quintessential historic Oregon river--where the Clackamas Indians thrived for millennia and half a million pioneers completed the last leg Barlow Trail.
This is a 1 hour experience, daylight hours, with the option to extend stay. It's great all year, different each season, and unique each day. Upon booking message me your preferred start time.

Our back yard is a nature-lover's dream--the scenic Clackamas River. Wildlife abounds--eagle, salmon, beaver, heron, deer, osprey, otter and more. Fall to Spring, we watch fishermen land spawning salmon. In Summer, kayaks and inner-tubes float p…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Deck has table, chairs, umbrella and binoculars. In summer, you can use our...
From $20
/ person
Sun, Oct 25
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
$25 per person
$25 per person
Mon, Oct 26
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
$25 per person
$25 per person
Tue, Oct 27
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
$25 per person
$25 per person

Meet your host, Adam

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • Identity verified
Hello! I'm Adam "Thorn" Smith, and as an Oregonian, I love nature. Above all, I love rivers and everything about them. I adore the lush flora and fauna of Oregon, from ferns to firs and fish to birds.

I'll be your host, and we might make great friends! I love sharing local HISTORY, NATURE, and CULTURE. Most of all, I love traveling the world, finding places the locals keep secret. For you, this experience is that moment. A magical and historical stretch of river. And, it's my backyard. Adam
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Where you'll be

Outside our home, on our wood deck, over the Clackamas River in Gladstone, Oregon, fifteen minutes south of Portland. A safe cement path and staircase connects from road to river. Beautiful rapids and eddies hug our cliff; the far shore is forest. At low flows, our side has a perfect summer beach below the deck.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

FLEXIBLE start times! This experience is available any hour of the day! Contact me to schedule!