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Address: NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
Phone Number: 503-823-7529
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5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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Quick get away for a hike

This park consists of many trails and is very close to the city. Trails are wide, mostly, and rather comfortable. Our 4 year old managed this quite well even though nearly the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This park consists of many trails and is very close to the city. Trails are wide, mostly, and rather comfortable. Our 4 year old managed this quite well even though nearly the entire thing was UP.

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Etters, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We visited the Pittock Mansion and then spent some time in Forest Park. Beautiful area in the middle of the city.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It is easy to get to by public transportation. Beautiful and peaceful place to walk and spend the day.

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Scappoose, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I have a renewed love for Forest Park since finding some of the trails at its northern end. They are quiet and much less traveled than the southern half, and fewer weedy species among the forest floor. This forest feels as natural as it should...as natural as can be expected so close to an urban populace. My favorite trails right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I was at an intense conference in Portland and jut needed to get away. So I took the #15 bus as far as it went .. then took a long walk round the Forest,. lovely., Make sure you get the right #15 though .. there are three different termini!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Forest Park is a treasure. The Park covers hundreds of acres in the West Hills of Portland with many trails to hike and stroll. Accessible from numerous locations and a wonderful place to get away from the city while still in the city!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Be careful. It's big, you can get lost or spend more time than you expected. Bring a map. Washington Park might be a good alternative, plenty of hiking trails and better access to public transportation.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The nation's largest unimproved park within a city's limits. Just 10 minutes from downtown you can walk in the forest for dozens of miles. Running, bicycling, and even horses, too.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Forest Park is the result of early Portlanders' decision to truly preserve a large area of West Portland as a natural setting with easy access for walkers, hikers, runners--everyone. It provides a myriad of interesting and beautiful trails with miles and miles of incredible scenery, all within the boundaries of a large city. The park abuts other wonderful destinations including... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have visited the park over the years and enjoyed the water features. I have received notice that the Portland Water Bureau plans to begin taking apart the existing water-holding structures as soon as July 1, 2015. This could mean some disruption for visitors.

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Additional Information about Forest Park

Address: NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
Phone Number: 503-823-7529
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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