Situated along the mighty Columbia River, with the majestic Cascade Mountains for a backdrop, Clark County offers a mix of urban areas, historic landmarks, and forests that everyone can enjoy. The county has many urban and rural parks and natural areas for outdoor activities.
Planning a visit to Clark County? The Southwest Washington Convention and Visitors Bureau provides information on many things to see and do.
Here are links to a few of the ways to enjoy your visit.Scenic drives
- Clark County 70-mile scenic drive (PDF)
The tour loops through Battle Ground, Yacolt, La Center and Ridgefield. Parks along the route include Lucia Falls, Moulton Falls, Whipple Creek, and Daybreak. Historic sites include the Henry Heisen House, the Cedar Creek Grist Mill, Allen House, and Cathlapotle Plankhouse.
- 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
Art in Public Places
- Cedar Creek Grist Mill
- The BYCX, Battle Ground, Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie Railroad
- Lewis and Clark Railroad
- Fort Vancouver National Historic Park
- North Clark Historical Museum
- Pomeroy Living History Farm
- Cathlapotle Plankhouse
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial
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