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Forest Park

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Address: NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
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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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Great hike and fun stop!

Okay, the hike was a bit miserable for me since I had sustained an injury the night before. Even so, the hike was really peaceful even though the area was really crowded (better... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Okay, the hike was a bit miserable for me since I had sustained an injury the night before. Even so, the hike was really peaceful even though the area was really crowded (better than deserted). Parts of the hike are a bit steep on the way to Witches Castle and there aren't rails most of the way. It just took... More 

Thank JetsettinDaisy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Forest Park at the suggestion of a local friend. We hiked/walked through Forest Park for hours. There are many people around the area enjoying nature, and exercising. The trails are clearly marked, and easy to find. This is a great way to enjoy the beauty Portland has to offer, without even leaving the city.

Thank Alex M
North Reading, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clearly marked paths through an absolutely gorgeous forest. Perfect to take short hike or to spend the day. Different trails for different skill levels. Dog friendly.

Thank D G
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117 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Peaceful park that's kind of like the many other parks in PDX. Good stroll for all ages whether active or not.

Thank David R
Halstead, Kansas
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487 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was a nice hike to do on a Sunday afternoon. It goes by Pittock Mansion, which was where we were going and wasn't too hard to do.

Thank beth ann k
Hartford, Connecticut
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I loved that within Forest Park exists within Portland. Miles of trails and once you are going through the park, you can easily forget that you are still in the city. I recommend a visit to all new to Portland. Beaufiful

Thank Celine_CT
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great "urban" park! Just minutes away from downtown & yet feels a world away!! You must visit to get back to nature!!

Thank Barry B
Portland, Oregon
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you are visiting or live in Portland Forest Park is a must. It is a beautiful forest with great hiking, biking and dog walking trails.

Thank gregvg2016
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Get a trail map. It may help. There are lots of trails, miles of trails. Dogs on leash but not always. Leash law protects the resident wildlife habitat. Not many toilet facilities. Just one port a potty at Leif Ericson and Lower Cherry Trail. Trails have muddy spots after a rainy period. Wear layers, a lot of the park is... More 

San Diego, California
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The park is quite extensive with beautiful towering trees guiding you thru the forest. It's a popular park with the locals: we saw walkers, joggers, runners, and bikers on the (main) trail, many with dogs (on leash). The trees obscure the view of the shipyards below, so you begin to feel as if you're truly in a lost forest. There... More 

Thank Ben S

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