Metzler Park Campground is a medium-sized campground in small canyon, with Clear Creek at the bottom. The area around Metzler Park is largely farmland, so it can be a surprise to stumble upon Metzler Park and its large pine trees. The Clackamas River is not far from Metzler Park and offers fishing for Salmon and Steelhead.
There are 75 campsites in Metzler Park Campground, 60 of which are setup for tent and RV camping with partial hookups. There are also 15 primitive campsites available. All of the campsites include a picnic table, fire ring, and access drinking water, showers, and flush toilets. There are also a number of non-traditional camping activities available with a playground, basketball court, etc located within the campground. Campers must arrive by 10pm, as the park’s gates are locked from 10pm-6am.
Fees vary by campsite size, type, and location. Also beware that they charge for additional tents beyond the first 2 tents per campsite.
Metzler Park Campground Features
|Number of Campsites:||75 Campsites|
|Cost:||Varies by campsite, size, location, etc.|
|Showers:||Yes – Coin Operated|
|RV/Trailer Length:||40 Feet|
|RV/Trailer Amenities:||Partial Hookups|
|Cell Phone Service:||Yes|
|Operating Season:||Open Year-round|
|Address:||24526 S. Metzler Park Rd., Estacada, OR. 97023|
|Geo Coordinates:||45.228012, -122.367902|
|Nearest City/Town:||Estacada, Oregon|
|Location:||Clackamas County, Oregon|
|Paved Road Access:||Yes|
|Proximity to Stores:||Store located less than 1 mile away|
|Directions:||Metzler Park is located approximately 5 miles south of Estacada. Take Interstate 205 to Exit 12, Clackamas/Estacada, and turn eastbound onto Hwy. 212/224. Proceed 3.2 miles through Clackamas to the Hwy. 212/224 junction (Rock Creek junction), turn right onto Hwy. 224, proceed 15.1 miles following the signs to Estacada. Pass through Estacada, just on the outskirts of Estacada, turn right onto Hwy. 211, crossing a bridge. Go 4.0 miles to Tucker Rd.; turn right. Proceed .5 miles and make a sharp left turn onto Metzler Park Rd. The park entrance is 1.6 miles down the road.|
Maps & Brochures
|Web:||Metzler Park – Clackamas County Parks|
|Reservations:||Metzler Park Reservations – Clackamas County Parks|
When To Go
Spring – Early Summer – The best time to go to Metzler Park Campground is from Spring to Early Summer, as the campground is the least busy but the weather is still warm.
Wednesday 12/12 0%
High 48° / Low 45°
Mainly cloudy. High 48F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 12/13 0%
High 54° / Low 45°
Partly cloudy. High 54F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 12/14 80%
High 52° / Low 40°
Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. High 52F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Saturday 12/15 10%
High 51° / Low 44°
Mostly cloudy. High 51F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 12/16 50%
High 49° / Low 44°
Chance of Rain
Overcast with rain showers at times. High 49F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Monday 12/17 40%
High 51° / Low 45°
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy in the morning. Increasing clouds with periods of showers later in the day. High 51F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
What To Do
Hiking – There are several hiking trails that are located near Metzler Park Campground.
Fishing – Fishing for Steelhead and Salmon are popular activities at on the Clackamas River near Metzler Park Campground.