Zach Collier: Nine days after the Molalla River was designated as Wild and Scenic a few of use went to paddle the "Three Bears" section to learn more about this special river. There were three fun Class III+/IV rapids in a beautifully forested canyon. With easy access and fun whtiewater this is a mecca for whitewater paddling near Salem and Portland.
OWSR No. 46: Molalla River
- Flows through the 37,487 acre Molalla River-Table Rock Special Recreation Management Area
Scouting Mama Bear Rapid on the Molalla River | Photo: Zach Collier
Celebrated by Zach Collier, Emily Little, Brodie Sullivan, Ellie Friedmann, and Michael Hughes on March 12, 2019 by paddlin the "Three Bears" sectoin of the Molalla.