Outer Banks, also known as OBX, is a 200 mi/322 km long string of narrow barrier islands of the coast of North Carolina. A small portion of it extends further in Virginia, at the beginning of the southern corner of Virginia Beach, on the east coast of the United States. It is a major tourist destination and known for its temperate climate.
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Kayaking in Clackamas River, Portland, Oregon USA
In between Mount Hood and Mount Jefferson, it begins its course in Marion County. Its upper and lower sides are both kayaking spots.
The lower River is closer to Portland and is quite spacious with few kayakers, making it more appropriate for beginners, while the opposite stands for the upper River. That has strong rapids reaching class IV and is preferred by most of its visitors, due to the thrilling experiences that promises to give them. Three Lynx Power Station and North Fork Reservoir are the most well known spots. Conveniently located close to Portland, it is ideal for a brief get away or a full day trip.
There you will find plenty of hotels and restaurants, if you want to spend the night.