Estacada is a small growing town about 40 minutes southeast of Portland approaching the base of Mt. Hood. Summer Celebration by the Artback Artists cooperative where you can see murals being painted on downtown buildings. The dozens of murals depict Native Americans celebrate Estacada’s heritage as a timber town and portray pioneers making their way to settle in nearby Oregon City. The town stays open late on First Fridays so residents and visitors can listen to live music taste wine and view art. Those looking for more active recreation will enjoy rafting or fishing the Clackamas River the easy access to hiking in Mt. Hood National Forest the open roads for cycling and disc golf at Timber Park or at Riverbend disc golf course at Milo McIver State Park.
City of Estacada: 503-630-8270 www.cityofestacada.org
Chamber of Commerce: 503- 630-3483 www.estacadachamber.org