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Enjoying leisure time

Grist Mill
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.


Adult/Youth sports

Amphitheater at Clark County



Art in Public Places

Clark County Fair


Event calendars

Historic sites


Lewis and Clark Bicentennial

Northern Clark County Scenic Tour
A 70-mile tour that directs drivers through parks, historic sites and other attractions.

Parks, trails, and recreation


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.

Points of interest along the Clark County portion of the drive

Swimming pools

Volunteer activities


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