Sandy River Delta Trailhead


Sandy River Delta Trail map

Sandy River Trail vicinity map. Download a full Sandy River Delta Trail vicinity map & key. (3.34 mb, PDF)

Note: Dogs must be on leash on the Confluence Trail and in the parking lot to help make these areas accessible to everyone.

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Provides access to the Sandy River Delta Recreation Area trail system including Sandy River Delta Trail #4417. Sandy River Delta is a multi-use recreation area open to a variety of recreation uses including equestrian use, hiking, biking, and hunting in the allowable area.

Within quick driving distance of Troutdale, Gresham and Portland, this is a great place to get out and enjoy nature. Great views, extensive trail system, bird blind and easy mountain biking make this site a quick retreat from the city. 

Trail distances from the parking area:

  • Boundary Trail  1.5 miles
  • Confluence Trail 1.25 miles (accessible trail, dogs on leash)
  • Meadow Trail 0.5 miles
  • Ranch Dike Trail 1.25 miles
  • Old Channel Trail 0.75 miles

There are parking spots designed for vehicles with trailers.  Visitors in vehicles without trailers are asked to honor these spots and reserve them for trailers.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/24/2015: Gates close at night and open at 6 AM. Please park only in designated spots. Reserve trailer parking places for trailers. Obey No Parking signs.
Operational Hours: Gates are closed during the following hours:
  • Oct 1 - Nov 2:  8 PM - 6 AM
  • Nov 3 - Mar 8: 6 PM - 6 AM
  • Mar 9 - May 31:  8 PM - 6 AM
  • Jun 1 - Sep 30:  10 PM - 6 AM
Area Amenities: Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee
Open Season: year round
Usage: Medium-Heavy
  • No motor vehicles outside of parking lot.
  • Hunting restrictions apply.
  • Dogs must be on leash in parking lot and on confluence trail.
  • Pick up your dog waste, and respect other users.
Closest Towns: Troutdale, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

General Information


From Portland, OR: Travel east on I-84 through Troutdale, then take exit #18. Follow the signs to Sandy River Delta located on north side of the interstate; just east of the Sandy River.

From Cascade Locks, OR: Travel west on Interstate 84 for approximately 26 miles to exit #18 and follow signs to Sandy River Delta.

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Extensive trail system.

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Toilets vault toilets
Accessible Parking lot, restrooms and Confluence Trail
Picnic tables 3 on site
Parking car and trailer
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