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.
Tuesday 03/19 0%
High 70° / Low 49°
Partly cloudy. High around 70F. Winds ESE at 15 to 25 mph. Higher winds expected near the Gorge.
Wednesday 03/20 0%
High 68° / Low 45°
Partly cloudy. High 68F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 03/21 20%
High 59° / Low 44°
Overcast. High 59F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 03/22 50%
High 59° / Low 42°
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later in the day. High 59F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Saturday 03/23 60%
High 55° / Low 39°
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with periods of light rain. High near 55F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Sunday 03/24 10%
High 59° / Low 42°
Partly cloudy skies. High 59F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
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.