The laundry’s done and the tent and other equipment have
been put away, but I can’t stop wishing we were still camping on the upper
Clackamas River. We have a favorite campground, and there’s only one sweet
campsite right on the river. For one long weekend for the past three years it’s
had our name on it.
It was hot, so we took our lawn chairs into the river and
put our feet in the cold water. We found crawdads and built rock cairns. The
first beers of the day were popped open by 9:30am. The breeze smelled of fir
trees and camp smoke and we woke and fell asleep to the sound of the river.
To save that big, shady spot, it means being ready to click [RESERVE]
online at exactly 12:01am six months prior to the weekend you want to go. It’s
worth staying up late to get it.
“Zack is around 10 years old and loves being around people. He is great
with kids and other dogs as well. He would be great for someone who is
looking to take a walk around the park or neighborhood, but would also
like a couch potato when at home. Be careful though, he will steal your