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Address: 4000 SW Fairview Blvd., Fisherlane, Portland, OR 97221
Phone Number: 503-834-3654
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Description: A popular destination for nature lovers, this arboretum contains many...
A popular destination for nature lovers, this arboretum contains many different species of trees.
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Wilderness in the city!

Portland is an amazing city! Where else can a person hike for miles in secluded forests right in the metropolitan area? The arboretum's 30-some miles of packed dirt & graveled... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Portland is an amazing city! Where else can a person hike for miles in secluded forests right in the metropolitan area? The arboretum's 30-some miles of packed dirt & graveled trails wind through flora both native & exotic. The Redwood Trail is particularly spectacular. The Cherry Trail is alive with color during blossom season. The Wildwood Trail that roughly circumnavigates... More 

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Beautiful Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This 180+ acre Arboretum is easy to get to by Max and a must see. This is my second visit as it's one of my son's favorite places. There is such a vast variety of beautiful trees including great Redwoods. It was gorgeous when we visited in mid-March as the Magnolias, Cherry Blossoms and other flowering trees were budding and... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Washington Park is worth a visit. Especially the Rose Gardens. If you feel like a pleasant little side hike while you are there visit the Arboretum. Otherwise I would skip this.

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Southport, CT
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190 reviews 190 reviews
58 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A number of trails- my favorite is the Magnolia trail where different varieties of magnolias were in bloom. Unlike the NE, magnolias bloom here for weeks instead of days. There was also an interesting winter garden and loads of cherry blossoms. Because of Portland's climate deciduous and coniferous trees can all be found. Also great birdwatching so bring binoculars. Great... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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105 reviews 105 reviews
26 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

There are enough trails here to keep you busy for hours. I was very impressed not only by the number of different trees, but by how the park is laid out to highlight the different species. I've seen few similar arboretums that are as well marked. Just about the time you ask yourself what kind of tree you're looking at... More 

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Colorado, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit! I thoroughly enjoyed strolling through several trails surrounding the Hoyt visitor center. The trails are amazingly quiet and beautiful. Other reviewers have commented that this part of the park likely looks very different in the summer, I think this is probably true, but even in the winter it was stunning. I visited on a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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61 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We just simply past the time and not much enjoyed it. Perhaps the Forest Park is very close to the place thus we were more attracted to visit Forest Park thus we did not really explore the place.

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Richmond, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

clearly this someplace you'd prefer to visit during the more seasonable weather but it is still a lovely place to visit during the winter solstice. I love how Oregon and Washington are green no matter what time of year it is an its a joy to see blooms midwinter.

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Portland, Oregon
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I enjoy hiking around and running on the trails. Nicely marked trails and you can enjoy different landscapes while learning about the shurbs and trees as they are mostly marked. They also have maps to guide you if you get off track.

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Portland, Oregon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I love the Arboretum. It has several trails to hike and there are some beautiful views of Portland! It is a good place to run or just relax in the serenity of the woods so close to the city. Trails will lead you up to Pittock Mansion which is also an awesome place but that is another review.

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