Clackamas is a census-designated place in Clackamas County, Ore. The CDP is about a 20-minute drive southeast of Portland, and its convenient location might appeal to people in the market for homes for rent who are eager for easy access to both big-city culture and small-town comforts.
Things to Know About Clackamas
If you're heading in or out of Clackamas, State Route 212 and Interstate 205 will be your main thoroughfares, and your closest airport is Portland International Airport.
Clackamas is served by the North Clackamas School District, which also caters to students from nearby Milwaukie, Happy Valley, Johnson City, Oak Grove, Concord, Sunnyside, Mount Scott, Southgate, Carver and parts of Damascus.
Resources for Clackamas Renters
The Clackamas County website is the place to go for news, forms and permits, information about upcoming events and nearby attractions, details about the local government and suggestions for how to get involved in your community. The county also maintains a presence on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
What to Do in and Around Clackamas
Clackamas Town Center is the shopping mecca of Clackamas County, boasting a variety of dining and entertainment options that include cafes, sit-down restaurants, a children's play area and a movie theater. If you're more of the outdoors type, the area has a bevy of offerings that should be right up your alley, from the numerous parks and trails that make up the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District to the camping, fishing, hiking, cycling, horseback-riding and skiing opportunities at Mount Hood Territory. The North Clackamas Aquatic Park, which features a Jacuzzi, wave pool, wading pool and lap pool, is a particular favorite among Clackamas' younger residents.