|Grist Mill, north Clark County|
Situated along the mighty Columbia River, with the majestic Cascade Mountains for a backdrop, Clark County offers a mix of urban areas, historic landmarks, rural farmlands, and forests that everyone can enjoy.
The county has abundant urban and rural parks and natural areas for outdoor activities. There are more than 40 miles of river frontage available along the Columbia, and recreational opportunities are numerous.
The county is also rich in history, beginning with Fort Vancouver and Officers’ Row. There are many historic sites throughout the county, along with museums and community events, such as the Clark County Fair and Fourth of July Festival. Additionally, there are a number of community churches, social, and fraternal organizations available. The metropolitan amenities of Portland are just minutes away, across the Columbia River.
Here are links to a few of the ways to enjoy your leisure time.
Amphitheater at Clark County
Art in Public Places
Clark County Fair
- Cedar Creek Grist Mill
- The BYCX, Battle Ground, Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie Railroad Association
- Lewis and Clark Railroad (Chelatchie Prairie Railroad)
- Fort Vancouver National Historic Park
- North Clark Historical Museum
- Pomeroy Living History Farm
- Cathlapotle Plankhouse
Northern Clark County Scenic Tour
A 70-mile tour that directs drivers through parks, historic sites and other attractions.
Parks, trails, and recreation
- Clark County regional parks
- Battle Ground parks
- Camas parks
- La Center parks
- Ridgefield parks
- Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation
- Washougal parks
Scenic drive on the Lewis and Clark Trail (Washington State)
The complete drive from the border of Idaho, SR 12, through Clark County to Cape Disappointment on the coast.
- Captain William Clark Park - Washougal
- Frenchman's Bar Park - Vancouver
- Marine Park - Vancouver
- Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge