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Barton Park

Barton Park has camping and day use facilities. Located on the Clackamas River.

Barton Park Boat Ramp and day use area will be closed for a Special Event on Thursday, May 22, 2014.  The West Campground will be available for those wishing to use Barton Park for the day.

Make an online Reservation

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Barton Park Ranger Office 503-637-3015
*please note that the ranger office is not always staffed
For information and reservations, please call the Parks Admin Office 503-742-4414

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Barton Park offers:

  • Fishing
  • Boat Ramp
  • Picnicking
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing

Barton Park Hours 2014

  • January 1 - March 8: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • March 9 - April 30: 6:00am - 8:00pm
  • May 1 - September 30: 6:00am - 10:00pm
  • October 1 - November 1: 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • November 2 - December 31: 6:00am - 6:00pm



Picnic area

Bridge spanning river

Recreation enthusiasts will tell you Barton Park (116 acres) is one of the best fishing sites for steelhead, trout and salmon. Launch your boat from the newly designed two-lane concrete boat ramp. Enjoy river rafting on the Clackamas River, as it is exceptionally beautiful and the rapids are mild enough for all abilities.
  • 102 Campsites with water and electric hook-ups; 7 primitive camp sites
  • Barton West open May 1 - September 30
  • Barton East open May 1 - October 31. Special allowance for tents in Barton East loop for OCTOBER ONLY. RVs only in sites #60-98; tents OK in sites #101-107 and in group tent area
  • $26/night for partial hook-up sites (water/electric); $21/night for primitive sites
  • $5 extra vehicle fee
  • 2 ground tents or 1 ground tent and 1 RV allowed per campsite (Ground tents allowed in Barton East #60-98 in October only)
  • Up to 8 people and 2 domestic pets allowed per site
  • Sites that can accommodate a third tent at an additional $5 per tent/per night, payable at the park: #5-33, 37, 38, 46, 50-52, 55, 59, A, B, D, E, F

Day Use

  • 7 reservable picnic areas: 3 non-sheltered areas, 3 sheltered areas, 1 pavilion tent
  • Price range $45 to $150; $450 for pavilion
  • Picnic area rentals are for the whole day. Parking fees are NOT included with picnic rentals
  • Non-reserved areas will require a Drop-In rental fee at a 25% discount
  • Off-Season (October-April) rentals are available at a 25% discount.
  • $5/car Vehicle Parking Fee 7 days/week year round
  • $2/vehicle towing Oregon registered boats
  • Softball field and volleyball courts can be added to an existing reservation for no charge. Horseshoe pits are first come, first served. Horseshoe rentals available at the park.
  • Any activities such as bouncy houses or use of a amplified sound system require a Special Activity Permit and written approval from the Parks Manager. Cost is $20/item.

Barton pavilion

Other Fees

  • $8 transaction fee per site when reserving in advance
  • $8 cancellation fee per site
  • $8 change fee per site (for changing dates or moving campsites)
  • Firewood $10/box; $6/half box
  • $15 Non-camper RV dump fee

Directions to Barton Park

Barton Park's physical address: 19009 SE Barton Park Rd., Boring, OR 97009 map. Barton Park is located just off of Hwy. 224, approximately 9.8 miles east of Clackamas on the Clackamas River. From Interstate 205 take Exit 12, Clackamas/Estacada. Turn east-bound onto Hwy. 212/224. Proceed 3.2 miles through Clackamas to the Hwy. 212/224 split (Rock Creek junction). Follow Hwy. 224 to the right, following the signs to Estacada. Proceed 6.4 miles on Hwy. 224 to Bakers Ferry Road and turn right (Barton Grocery on the right-hand side). The park is .2 miles on the left-hand side of the road.

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