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.

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Metzler Park Campground Features

Campground Type: Organized
Number of Campsites: 75 Campsites
Cost: Varies by campsite, size, location, etc.
Use Level: Medium-High
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Showers: Yes – Coin Operated
Trash/Dumpsters: Yes
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: None
RV/Trailer Length: 40 Feet
RV/Trailer Amenities: Partial Hookups
Cell Phone Service: Yes
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Open Year-round

Getting There

Address: 24526 S. Metzler Park Rd., Estacada, OR. 97023
Geo Coordinates: 45.228012, -122.367902
Nearest City/Town: Estacada, Oregon
Elevation: 300 Feet
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

Metzler Park Campground Map




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.

Chance of Rain
Saturday 12/15 70%
High 50° / Low 48°
Chance of Rain
Light rain. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Sunday 12/16 90%
High 55° / Low 46°
Periods of rain. High near 55F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Monday 12/17 100%
High 52° / Low 46°
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to cloudy skies and rain in the afternoon. High 52F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
Tuesday 12/18 100%
High 52° / Low 47°
Cloudy with periods of rain. High 52F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near an inch.
Wednesday 12/19 70%
High 53° / Low 48°
A steady rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High 53F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Thursday 12/20 70%
High 56° / Low 43°
A few showers in the morning becoming a steady rain in the afternoon. High 56F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.

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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.

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