Sandy River Delta Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Within quick driving distance of Troutdale, Gresham and Portland, this is a recreation paradise. Great views, extensive trail system, bird blind and easy mountain biking make this site a quick retreat from the city. Also known as Thousand Acres.  View a map of Sandy River Delta.

The 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.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 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: Area closure hours (gate closes): 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
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: 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: Forest Service
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Troutdale, OR
Information Center: Sandy River Delta Map

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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Day Hiking

Extensive trail system.

Horse Riding & Camping

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Other Activities

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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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