Directions

 

Alton L Collins Retreat Center is located approximately 45 minutes from the Portland International Airport (PDX).

Click on "View Larger Map" on the Google map at left to also get directions to Collins Retreat Center.

If using an online map or GPS service, please note that the final steps may not be accurate. Our driveway is accessed directly from Hwy 211--do NOT turn onto Leewood Lane or Alice Ave.

Driving from the Portland International Airport:

  • Head southeast onto NE Airport Way and drive 2.1 miles. 
  • Merge onto I-205 via the ramp to I-84/Portland/Salem
  • Take exit 12A for OR-212E/OR-224 toward Clackamas/Estacada.
  • Merge onto Clackamas Hwy/OR-212/OR-224 and drive 3.2 miles.
  • When Hwy 224 and 212 split, turn right to take Clackamas Hwy/OR-224 (toward Estacada) and drive 9.7 miles
  • Turn left at OR-211 (toward Sandy/Mt. Hood) and drive 2.4 miles.
  • The Center entrance is on the left at the bottom of a steep ravine, just before crossing Deep Creek.

Driving on I-5 Northbound or Southbound:

  • Get onto I-205
  • Take exit 12A for OR-212E/OR-224 toward Clackamas/Estacada.
  • Merge onto Clackamas Hwy/OR-212/OR-224 and drive 3.2 miles.
  • When Hwy 224 and 212 split, turn right to take Clackamas Hwy/OR-224 (toward Estacada) and drive 9.7 miles
  • Turn left at OR-211 (toward Sandy/Mt. Hood) and drive 2.4 miles.
  • The Center entrance is on the left at the bottom of a steep ravine, just before crossing Deep Creek. 

Driving on I-84 Westbound:

  • Take exit 16 toward Wood Village
  • Turn left at NE 238th and continue onto 242nd
  • Turn left at Powell Blvd/Highway 26
  • Continue on Hwy 26 to the west edge of Sandy
  • Turn right at 362nd Avenue and drive for 1.8 miles.
  • Turn right at Highway 211 and drive for 1.7 miles
  • The Center entrance is on the right at the bottom of a steep ravine, just after crossing Deep Creek.

Driving on I-84 Eastbound:

  • Take exit 17 toward Marine Drive/Troutdale, and merge onto Frontage Road
  • Turn right at 257th and continue onto Kane Drive
  • After about 2.2 miles, turn right onto Palmquist Road and then left at Powell Blvd/Highway 26
  • Continue on Hwy 26 to the west edge of Sandy
  • Turn right at 362nd Avenue and drive for 1.8 miles.
  • Turn right at Highway 211 and drive for 1.7 miles
  • The Center entrance is on the right at the bottom of a steep ravine, just after crossing Deep Creek.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

Portland's light rail system, called MAX, runs to the airport. From the Gresham Central Transit Center, a free bus, SAM, is available to Sandy, about 10 minutes from the Retreat Center. For a nominal fee, transportation can be arranged between Sandy and the Retreat Center--contact us directly to make arrangements.

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