Jewit Lake, Oregon

Jewit Lake is located north of Portland, Oregon, on Government Island in the Columbia River. The island, which is accessible by boat only, is home to the Government Island State Recreation Area, which offers primitive camping as well as excellent bird and wildlife watching opportunities. Lake Jewit is one of the island's protected natural areas. Many endangered/threatened wildlife species live there, including the red-legged frog, bald eagle, peregrine falcon, and several species of grebes and flycatchers.

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Things to do & local info

Local Info
Hiking Trails:
Horseshoe Ridge Trail
Siouxon Trail
Observation Peak Trail

Water Sports:
Fast Action Fishing, 115 NE 83rd Ave, Portland, OR 97220
Portland Ski Boat Center, 6719 Southwest Macadam Avenue, Portland, OR 97219
Steve's Scuba Center Inc, 13811 Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard, Portland, OR 97222

Cascade Crest
USS LCI(L)-713
Portland International Raceway

Bicycle Rentals:
Pedal Bike Tours And Rentals, Oregon 97204

Harvey W. Scott Statue, Oregon 97215
Large Metal Pigs, Oregon 97210
The Pod, Oregon 97209

Picnic Sites:
Shelter A
Mill Pond Park

State Parks
Rocky Butte State Park, Oregon
Willamette Stone State Park, Oregon

Nature Reserves
Rocky Butte Natural Area
Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

Senns Community Garden
Fulton Community Garden
Gabriel Community Garden

View Points
Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade
Jordan Park Overlook

Oregon Zoo

Amusement and Water Parks
Oaks Park, Portland, Oregon 97202
Fishing Bait and Tackle Shops
Ollie Damon, 503-232-3193, 236 S.E. Grand Avenue, Portland 97214

Fishing Guides and Charters
Action Anglers, 5803 SW Garden Home Rd, Portland 97219

Fishing Regulations and license information
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Closest Cities
Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon

Closest Airports
Portland International Airport, Oregon
Portland-Troutdale Airport, Oregon
Eugene Airport, Oregon

Regional Airports
Portland Intl Airport, Oregon
Mulino State Airport, Oregon
Portland Downtown Heliport, Oregon

Information Centers
AAA Oregon
Friends of Occupy Portland
Northeast Siskiyou Street

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Restaurants in the vicinity
Premier At The Sheraton
El Burrito Loco #3
In & Out Rice Bowl
Capers Cafe & Catering CO
Hotels in the vicinity
Best Value Inn & Suites Fortniter
Best Western Pony Soldier Inn
Cabana Motel
Cameo Motel
Comfort Inn Portland


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