Whitewater parks are increasingly seen by cities and developers as a valuable investment for tourism and economic development and have begun appearing all over the country.
Communities like Charlotte, Missoula, and Columbus, GA have found that their parks not only serve as a recreational focal point, but also play host to major events and competitions, attracting visitors from all over the world.
Now, Oregon City has the opportunity to build our own whitewater park to spur tourism, economic development, and increased livability and public health.
In fact, according to a study completed by ECONorthwest:
Sound like a good idea to you? We think so too. Click here to show your support for building a whitewater park and realizing the multitude of economic and recreation opportunities right here in Oregon.