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Blue Lake Park Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Park sign at the trailhead (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

Drive I-84 east to Exit 14 for Fairview Parkway.

Turn left onto Fairview Parkway after exiting. After 0.3 miles, turn right on Sandy Boulevard for Blue Lake Park.

Keep on Sandy for 0.8 miles and then go left on N.E. 223rd Avenue for Blue Lake and N.E. Marine Drive.

After 0.9 miles, make a left onto N.E. Blue Lake Road.

Drive 0.5 miles, and turn left through the entrance to Blue Lake Park.

Drive 0.1 miles, paying $5 at the toll booth, and turn left into the first parking area.

MapQuest to: 20500 NE Marine Drive, Fairview, OR 97024

Alternatives to Driving

On weekends, Memorial Day to Labor Day, Trimet runs a shuttle service from the Gresham Town Center. Take the MAX Blue Line to Gresham.

Otherwise, Tri-met Bus #21 runs along Sandy Boulevard. Get off at N.E. 223rd Avenue and walk about a mile north to the park entrance.

Fees, Regulations, etc.

  • $5 daily entry fee (no fee for pedestrians or cyclists)
  • No pets allowed
  • Park open 8:00 a.m. to sunset
  • Children under 5 not permitted to swim in the lake; use the water play area
  • Many wheelchair accessible facilities
  • Trout fishing in the lake

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Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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