Directions from Portland Center to Vedanta Retreat, Scappoose

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Vedanta Society 

1157 S E 55th Ave
Portland, OR 97215
Tel: (971) 302-6918


Vedanta Retreat at Scappoose

23000 N.W. Gilkison Road
Scappoose, OR 97056

Tel: (971) 302-6918


  • From Vedanta Society, turn left onto 55th Ave.

  • Right onto Belmont St.

  • Left onto 60th Ave., and continue through two traffic lights (Stark & Burnside).

  • Left onto Glisan St. (third light) and get into right lane.

  • Right onto I-84 West (at 58th Ave.)

  • After 3 miles merge onto I-5 North.

  • After 1 mile merge onto 30 West/ St. Helens (exit 302B), cross Fremont Bridge, and continue on 30 West/ St. Helens.

  • After 18 miles from the bridge, turn Left onto Watson Road. Follow Joy Creek Nursery sign. (There will be a Boat Repair sign on your right). 











  • At Dead End sign, follow Gilkison Road on your left.  

  • At end of Gilkison Road, turn left onto the Vedanta Retreat driveway. 

    Total Estimated Time: 40 minutes
    Total Distance: 25 miles