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Forest Park

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Address: NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
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+1 503-823-7529
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05:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 22:00
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The largest urban park in the county, lined with trails for hiking and...

The largest urban park in the county, lined with trails for hiking and biking.

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US$ 89.00*
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Best place to hike

If you love to hike and no time to drive to Columbia Gorge or Tillamook area. Well, this is the place. Ive been hiking this place for many years. And brought my kids here when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Portland, Oregon
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love to hike and no time to drive to Columbia Gorge or Tillamook area. Well, this is the place. Ive been hiking this place for many years. And brought my kids here when they were little for fun and picnic.

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Toledo, Ohio
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pick a trail, any trail. You will not be disappointed. We started on the tunnel trail, connected via cumberland to the wildwood trail and followed that up to the mansion. It was a clear, very cold and sunny day with impressive views of the city and Mount Hood. We then wandered back through the woods to the stone house and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a beautiful park!! The forest was so green and fresh and I loved the smell of pine!! It was drizzling a little which only added to the beauty of this park. The creeks were also full from the all the rain during the week. But it is a very long hike...it would take all day to cover... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a clealry marked trail that allows you to have forest walk steps from a neighborhood. It is well maintained. Lots of folks walking so it feels safe for a person alone.

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FAIRFAX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I visit Portland, I always have to do a run at Forest Park. They have miles of trails and my legs run out before the trail does! You can run up to Pittock Mansion, you can connect with the Hoyt Arboretum, there are so many directions you can go! The terrain is hilly but definitely doable. LOVE this part... More 

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South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first experience with Forest Hike. Parking is very limited so come early. We arrived around 10:00 am on Christmas Eve Day and was able to park by the mansion. Lovely skyline views of Portland from its veranda. Then we took the Wilderness trail down and connected to another trail where eventually we had to backtrack and go... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Read the other reviews for so many descriptions. This is a can't miss if you have a few hours and want to unwind with a hike. Cool overhead canopy, easy inclines and paths, lots of birds if you are quiet and patient. This is one of my favorite places in the WORLD !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

By far the best city park that I've been! I hiked from the Lower Macleay Trail all the way to the Japanese Garden. I would have to the the trail from Lower Macleay through to Witches Castle, then Wildwood Trail to Pittock Mansion where the definite highlights!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Lots of trails and entry points to this extensive park make it easy to use for visitors and residents. Various levels of physical activity, too. Wear boots as the trails are usually muddy - which is why it is a four star rather than a five - and not easy for the park to service regularly.

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B'Kara, null, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Make sure you plan your route before going into the park. There are no exits along the way, so you will have to keep walking till the end, or prepare to walk back the same route you came from. The park is huge and easy to get lost in. I enjoyed it but we walked 16km until we found a... More 

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