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Nice afternoon walk

With half a day to spare before meeting friends, this walk was a jewel. I don't live near a river... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Great place for a bike ride, walk or run

The eastbank esplanade runs north from OMSI (a good place to park) to several bridges north. You... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

With half a day to spare before meeting friends, this walk was a jewel. I don't live near a river, so just strolling along taking in the views was enjoyable. Walking across the Steel Bridge was a neat experience, especially when a boat came through...More

1  Thank travgal0766
Reviewed 20 January 2018

The eastbank esplanade runs north from OMSI (a good place to park) to several bridges north. You can walk or run or bike and access any of the bridges by stairs. A great place to see the wonderful portland skyline.

1  Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to walk or ride a bike on a warm day. In the winter it's cold with the wind. There are lots of views to take pictures along the way.

Thank Autumn M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I walk my dog here all the time. Great walk and water watching...relaxing great walk, when you go in the morning. Watch out for bikes and runners . They are mostly good! Homeless issues vary from week to week unfortunanatly.....I have never had a problem...More

Thank lyraemarie
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is where we placed our first lock of love. It's a fast growing trend of placing a lock on a bridge symbolizing not only your being their but your live for your partner, adventure and the city. Some cities they've had to relocated the...More

Thank TheLoftins
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great place to take an afternoon walk with a friend. Good option to get some exercise and people watch.

Thank noire48
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I tend to agree with other reviewers who say that mixing pedestrians and bikes is a dubious venture. I'd argue that it depends what day of the week you're going over to the esplanade and what the weather is like. For example, if it is...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Eastbank Esplanade is a path along the east side of the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. This path is used by people walking, jogging, and riding bicycles. It extends 1.5 miles from the Steel Bridge and runs all the way south to the Hawthorn...More

1  Thank RSNN
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Great view of the city. you can walk or just sit. be careful of bikers though. They are ruthless but do give you warning. You can walk quite a distance along the river.

Thank debra54
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Popular passageway on the river that locals use for walking, jogging, cycling. It offers a nice view of the downtown area on the other side of the river. There are no bars, restaurants, public restrooms and coffee-shops along the way since it's nothing but a...More

1  Thank stric75
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