Introduction to Canby, Oregon
Canby was named after Major Gen. Edward R.S. Canby. Rails were laid in 1870. Canby was incorporated in February of 1893. Ferry service was established by the local businessmen in 1914.
Canby and nearby Attractions
- Bald Peak State Park
- Molalla River State Park
- Harlow House Museum
- Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
- Willamette Mission State Park
- McLoughlin House National Historic Site
Things To Do In Canby
The city of Canby provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. The area has numerous parks, including Champoeg State Park, Willamette Mission State Park, Maud Williamson State Park and Milo McIver State Park. The Portland Children's Museum, the Oregon History Center, the American Advertising Museum and the Rail Depot Museum are all popular local tourist spots.
Portland International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Canby Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are available from Clackamas Community College, Portland State University and Lewis and Clark College.