East Multnomah County is comprised of 4 cities to the east of Portland before it melts away into beauty of the Columbia River Gorge. Additionally, a patchwork of farms and tiny towns are nestled away beyond the bluffs and trees of the gorge. With ample hiking trails, access to 2 rivers, and proximity to Mt Hood, it is an outdoor lover’s ideal location.
Cities & Towns in East Multnomah County
East County Resources
Things to do in East County
Blue Lake Park, a 101-acre regional park located in Fairview at 20500 NE Marine Dr, Fairview, OR 97024. Activities include paddle boating, sports, picnicking, fishing and more!
McMenamin’s Edgefield is a one stop destination for lodging, dining and more! They have indoor & outdoor dining varying between upscale and casual brewpub, a wine cellar, and an array of their own microbrews! Additionally, one of the best things about Edgefield, is that you aren’t required to stay put. You are free to roam the grounds with your tasty beverage of choice in hard. As a result, you can wander the gardens, rock on the large covered porch, or stop to watch talented glass blowers and potters. You can catch a flick in the theater, or enjoy some live music that could be happening in any number of places around the property! It’s located at 2126 SW Halsey St, Troutdale, OR 97060. Make sure to check out the full line-up for their Concerts on the Lawn series that hosts some of the biggest names in music each summer!
Oxbow Park, a 1,000-acre natural area park is located along the Sandy River, on the eastern brim of Gresham at 3010 SE Oxbow Parkway, Gresham, OR 97080.
Explore the Sandy River Delta in Troutdale. Offering hiking, biking, wading, fishing and horseback riding, this 1,400-acres of land sit as the gateway between the Portland Metro and the Columbia River Gorge.
Take to the river. Whether you’re looking to boat or camp on the Columbia, or fish and seek shade on the Sandy, the Rivers are close by!
Explore the Gorge
Designated as the largest Natural Scenic Area in America, there are ample things to do and explore in the Columbia River Gorge. With over 90 waterfalls and endless hiking trails, beauty awaits you around every turn. Bike, Hike, or take a drive. The choice is yours!
Visit Multnomah Falls– a stunning two-tier waterfall!
Visit the Vista House at Crown Point. Situated 733 feet above the Columbia River, it offers some of the most majestic views of the Columbia River Gorge.
Take a drive out the Old Columbia River Hwy. This old, scenic, two-lane highway, meanders along the gorge, providing ample opportunities to see some gorgeous waterfalls!
Take a hike! You have no idea at the amount of beauty that awaits you in the Columbia River Gorge. Pick from any number of day hikes, or go a step further and make a weekend out of it by choosing from a number of backpacking hikes.
East County Homes for Sale
Looking to buy or sell a home in East Multnomah County? Contact Erica Parsons with Ambiance Realty Group at Keller Williams Realty Portland Elite to get started! 503-706-8638