Streatches for miles and miles throughout the city. Many people hiking all the time. Some areas have steep down hills. Can be scary to drive up hill in some areas to park car. Lots of low level pull over on the side the road and...More
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Forest Park is a huge blessing to everyone in Portland. Fortunately most people don't get out to experience it so it remains very much a quiet place to hike and take nature walks.
We had a wonderful 7 mile hike despite the weather being very Pacific Northwest. Don't be deterred if it looks as if it will rain. There are so many trees, they provide a thick canopy to help protect you somewhat. It absolutely poured the last...More
This place was great and so close to the city. We hiked up to the Pittock Mansion using the Wildwood trail. Such a great view of the city once you get to the top, amazing place to take some photos! The hike is very easy,...More
We were looking for a nice walk with our son, and it was idyllic. It was like an enchanted forest with some views, but also very wildernessy. I love the moss hanging from trees, and the coolness.
We parked intending to take the Lower Macleay Trail loop but found it closed. A local directed us to walk up Thurman, which turns into Leif Erikson Drive. From there we took Wild Cherry to 53rd, etc. The point is we could have wandered for...More
There are wonderful hiking trails within easy reach of downtown Portland! Get away from it all. Walk, run, or ride a bike.
Just kidding. But it is really like a deep forest basically n town. A multitude of tracks that can be hiked by anybody.