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Madrone Wall

Under ReviewThis project is currently in development. Target opening date: July 1, 2017

The site was purchased in the early 1900s by the County for use as a quarry. In recent years, the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners (BCC), with input from local citizens, decided to recommend the site become part of an area for Clackamas River Watershed Protection and designated the site as a priority for master planning. The property is in the County’s current inventory of timberland.

The defining physical feature of the site is the 120-foot high basalt wall that bisects the property, which has previously provided opportunities for local rock climbers. While hosting striking examples of the namesake Madrone tree and possessing sweeping views of the nearby Clackamas River, the site also contains invasive plant species. Previous quarry activity has left the site with a considerable number of roadbeds and previous recreation activity has created a network of trails. The site is currently not open to the public.

In April 2015, Clackamas County Parks reengaged with the Parks Advisory Board and partners to collaboratively plan for the possible development and opening of Madrone Wall Park. County parks staff are now working with partners to consider the next steps in the process.

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For more information, contact:

Clackamas County Parks & Forest
150 Beavercreek Rd.
Oregon City, OR 97045
(503) 742-4663 Phone

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