We fished the Columbia at Boardman (I'm sure all teenagers call it Bored -man) Oregon over Labor Day.
I'll have to admit from the freeway Boardman does look boring. The very active Port of Morrow port district has various industries with the facilities going full blast and the town looks small, nothing much to leave the freeway for except gas and a bozoburger at C & D Drivein (actually very good).
But that's wrong and I don't know why they don't captialize on it more. You go over the railroad and there's beautiful Marina Park! About a half mile of river frontage with a wonderful protected boat launch, mooring, camping picnic and sports areas with a paved greenbelt to cap it off.
Having access to multiple recreational activities and locations is one reason people choose to live in the Intermountain West. We have wide-open spaces lots of public land and we love the outdoors!