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Address: NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
Phone Number: 503-823-7529
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Activities: Hiking, Biking
Description: 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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The most we like are, the different variety of trees planted in the forest that came or originated from different countries. a rolling place that one can truly enjoy walking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
55 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The most we like are, the different variety of trees planted in the forest that came or originated from different countries. a rolling place that one can truly enjoy walking along the existing trail which we did for less than an hour since we have a very limited time to spare. Dislike none

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My friends and I were looking for things to do between our huge meal at great eateries in Portland and donut shopping at VooDoo. We found this park and decided to go for a walk. It was a nice getaway from the city. The park takes you directly to a hiking/walking trail through the beautiful forest and the trail is... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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181 reviews 181 reviews
63 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

but the mix of trails which can host bikes/ pedestrians/dogs make it a somewhat difficult place to walk. I vastly prefer the Tualatin Nature Park to walk-- but still it's a large natural area which is important to preserve. I just don't particularly find it amazing in any other way. If you are a trail bike rider you might have... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

An all-time favorite for mountain biking, running and walking with friends or on your own. There are markers every 1/4 mile, which is helpful to keep you on track. Great place no matter what time of year, the landscape is always changing to the weather.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Love going here to do a nice brisk hike with my dogs. Easy hikes and moderate hikes on other trails. Love the easy access and is a great way to be in nature.

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California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

For you hikers, this place is a must on your list. The hike was gorgeous and the people were amazing! Highly recommend this place.

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Portland, Oregon
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Forest Park seems to have always been here. It's a vast wooded hillside that sits in the northwest corner of Portland. In 60 years I have still not walked on every trail up there. It's said to be the largest natural wooded park in the world that sits w/in a cities limits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

So many trails to hike within Portland city limits! My favorite hike is up to Pittock Mansion, then down to Hoyt Arboretum.

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Vancouver,WA
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106 reviews 106 reviews
19 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Living in the Portland metro area , I've hiked Forest Park literally hundreds of times and I always see something new and different. Having this largest of urban parks within easy access to locals and visitors alike is an amazing resource for a quick or extended R&R . The park weaves it's way through and around different areas of Portland... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A must if you have a car - rent one for a day downtown, it is a short drive and you can choose any length hike you like. Or just pull over and take pictures!

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