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Great city hike. Leashless for dogs, you can walk/hike up to Council Crest Park

There are nice short hikes here that are Easy-Medium. You can run, hike, or just walk slowly to... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Columbia, United States
Easy pleasure hike!

Spent a lovely leisurely 2-1/2 hours hiking the Marquam Trail to the Council Crest Trail and back... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Cary, Illinois
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18 Mar 2018
“Great city hike. Leashless for dogs, you can walk/hike up to Council Crest Park”
25 Aug 2017
“Easy pleasure hike!”
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

There are nice short hikes here that are Easy-Medium. You can run, hike, or just walk slowly to the top of Council Crest Park. If you want to head to the park, I recommend packing a picnic, water, or snacks, as there's not much to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a lovely leisurely 2-1/2 hours hiking the Marquam Trail to the Council Crest Trail and back. My husband and I are 60 years young and this was a perfect match for our abilities. Delightfully cool in the shade and dappled light of the trees....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We ended up stopping here to get out of stand still traffic during rush hour. It was a highlight of our trip in Portland. The trails were muddy but not difficult to walk on. We were so close to congestion but once you are on...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Tena E
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We hiked trails within the park as part of the 4T (Trail, Tram, Trolley and Train) experience. The trail portion of 4T was approximately 4 miles in length and was an easy to moderate hike (some of it was uphill). There are several trail alternatives...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I've hiked here about 50 times, do it most every Saturday. Can bring your dog, but be able to control it! Different wildflowers at many times of year. Quiet. Can be some steep hikes. Wish the maps were more current, accurate, wish they'd add a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank luciasur
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a great place to hike on a warm day as there is plenty of tree cover along most of the trail to keep the sun off you. It is very hilly so if that is not what you like, then not a place...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank sunaloha
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I am a biology teacher who lives in the desert. So for vacation, I wanted to visit a completely different biome, the Northwest Coniferous Forest. Hiking in this park, verified that the Pacific Northwest is the most beautiful biome in my eyes. HIKING - My...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank kangarookoll
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The Marquam Trail is part of the 4T Trail (train, trail, tram, & trolley). You get to see a lot of Portland- wear good walking shoes & bring some water. It was a good hike with plenty of people & dogs along the way.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank 360sandy
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Better signage would go a long way to making the trails easy to find and easy to hike. After endless attempts to find the park we finally did. We did a two hour hike and it was just what we were looking for -beautiful scenery...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Chouette222
Reviewed 29 June 2014

There are several hiking trails to explore. Also, there is a small amphitheater with a terrific mosaic on the walls of the seating. The mosaic features flora and fauna indigenous to the park, and was created by volunteers. It is beautiful and inspiring, and harmonizes...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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