All the other trails go directly to the nude area. Collins Beach differs from Rooster Rock—Portland's other nude beach—in three key ways. In accordance with posted regulations, nudity should occur only on the beach. The far northern end of the nude beach, beyond a jetty, is popular with gay men. First of all, Collins has a very wide area of sand, whereas Rooster Rock has just a sliver. Finally, Collins draws more of a mixed crowd and more visitors overall , whereas Rooster Rock is mostly gay. There are portable toilets in the parking area, but there are no garbage cans, so plan to pack out your trash.
Gabriela. Age: 32.
The most popular part of the beach is the stretch of about 1, feet between Trail 2 and Trail 3.
Saige. Age: 21.
Collins Beach (Sauvie Island)
Otherwise, you will be ticketed. Collins Beach is about one mile long, and there are six numbered access trails that are spaced at varying intervals to 1, feet along the southern two-thirds of the beach. Thus, social activities like volleyball occur at Collins, and Collins has a more social atmosphere overall, especially in the area around Trails 2 and 3. Secondly, Collins tends to be warmer than Rooster Rock since it does not get the cold winds that frequently blow through the Columbia Gorge. Collins Beach differs from Rooster Rock—Portland's other nude beach—in three key ways.