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Tryon Creek State Natural Area

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Address: 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR 97219-7704
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A beautiful, thickly wooded park lined with over 14 miles of hiking and...

A beautiful, thickly wooded park lined with over 14 miles of hiking and biking trails.

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Scenic Hiking Trails

This is another one of Portland's close-in forest parks -- lots of acres, and miles of trails -- some are paved and some are not. Looks like horses are allowed on some trails, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike L
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West Linn, Oregon
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West Linn, Oregon
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another one of Portland's close-in forest parks -- lots of acres, and miles of trails -- some are paved and some are not. Looks like horses are allowed on some trails, and bikes on the paved trails. Beautiful way to welcome spring -- nice 3, 4, and 5 mile loops.

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San Diego, California
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121 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A state park in the middle of the city: an amazing find. There are many trails to wander about; half the fun is getting "lost" and then picking up the trail again later on. Some of the trails are equestrian trails, so you do have to watch your step on those trails. The visitor center is large with many interpretive... More 

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Thank Ben S
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Can't believe I've lived here so long and haven't hiked here before! Feels like you're miles from home, out in nature. Trails, streams, wooden bridges, gorgeous moss covered trees. Didn't get to the nature center...saving that for another day!!! Can't wait!!

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Thank Mama2world
Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We came to this park on a field trip with pre-schoolers. It is a HUGE park with many pathways. You are exposed to nature and animals, sweet staff.

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Thank kat8u91
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place to take young children and dogs hiking. Beautiful and many easy walking trails. Spring and summer is the best time!

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Thank Laurie O
Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Beautiful park! But, it tends to get busy on any nice day. If you're looking for quiet solitude, it may be hard to find. Not a very stroller friendly park. Trails are rough and narrow in spots.

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Thank Ericka C
Portland, Oregon
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925 reviews
301 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is the largest state park inside a city of this size. So large, so lovely. They have an interpretive center, walks among the forest with ferns and moss, a cafe, restrooms and a gift shop. Lots of tourists. Really lovely, well conceived and executed. Nature education classes for children and adults.

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Portland, Oregon
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49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

OK, so I'm biased -- I live 1.5 miles away, so there's the convenience factor. It's pretty cool to be so close to a state park within the city boundaries for a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of urban life. You'd never know downtown PDX is mere minutes away. That said, I've learned to avoid the weekends here... More 

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Thank Andrew C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This small State Park is in the hills on the SW edge of the city (near Lewis and Clark College) and has extensive trails, a Nature Center, some Old Growth timber(believe it or not!) and is accessible by bike path (or bike lanes) from downtown Portland.

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

A lovely park with great hiking trails on all levels. Beautiful all year long...a very special place.

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