Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
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7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Known to Oregonians as just Waterfront Park, there are many outdoor activities to enjoy here.
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Joood14
Leamington Spa, UK16 contributions
Sep 2023 • Family
Not a pleasant experience. Lots of addicts and homeless people camped on the grass. Very sad. It certainly wasn’t the vibrant area we had read about.
Written 10 September 2023
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minimize940314
Los Angeles, CA3,527 contributions
Feb 2023 • Solo
A wonderful urban waterfront park where you can watch river flows and birds fly. A nice morning walk for me and I would like to return.
Written 30 August 2023
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Lynn K
2 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
My food was just meh… Tbh I’ve had better fish and chips at Long John Silver’s. My daughter had a burger and said it was fine. Maybe this is a local fast food chain and it is what it is, but I was expecting more, especially on the Oregon coast.
Written 19 June 2023
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PAHWestfield
Westfield, IN330 contributions
Aug 2022
Just another way Portland offers a chance to walk or ride outside yet right in the midst of a large city.
Written 30 August 2022
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Sarkis K
Burbank, CA2 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
Not recommend. You don't get what they advertise or promise and that is why they don't refund your money because they know in advance that you're not going to be satisfied once you attend and are likely to request a refund like a lot of other people. Basically, it's not family or children friendly environment. So much people for the space that it's hard to even walk around, see anything, there's no place to sit because they're all taken in a very limited space, all dust in the air and people drinking and smoking wherever they want. The food and drinks are disgusting among other things. You can see the fireworks from anywhere outside the event. Paying to get in is only a disadvantage and such a waste of money.
Written 22 July 2022
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LostInTime
Pittsburgh, PA11,604 contributions
Mar 2022 • Business
This park is very nice and right on the river. Nice views of all the bridges. But there are a lot of homeless people. Many seem to be in need of mental health professionals or drug rehab. It’s concerning. I’m an adult so I wasn’t super worried but I wouldn’t bring kids here.
Written 18 March 2022
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Robert I
28 contributions
Apr 2021
Formerly a favorite destination in PDX and a "must see" place for any walking tour of Portland. Since COVID and the nightly riots and demonstrations, the place has badly deteriorated. Homeless encampments, trash and graffiti. Needles and empty booze bottles are commonly seen in the grass and sidewalk. Rude and aggressive panhandling. Cops do not care. Avoid it.
Written 29 April 2021
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Old Pro
Seattle, WA2,457 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
Not much going on here other than it is on the Willamette River. It's kind of cool to look at the ridges but there isn't much else to do. With the exception of dodging jerks on bicycles riding too fast.
Written 28 August 2020
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Madeline Cook
Portland, OR106 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
This waterfront area is very nice for a walk, run, bike ride etc. The Portland Saturday market takes place on this strip during the weekends. There’s also different types of events like the rose festival, music festivals and the international beer festival that happen throughout the summer.
Written 24 March 2020
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Ginx
Portland, OR42 contributions
May 2019
Great place to hang out to watch people and wildlife. Stroll down to Saturday/Sunday market for a bite.
Written 8 March 2020
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