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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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Look for the side streets for free parking

Great park but it will be crowded on sunny weekends. All trails are relatively easy and you can get there by the MAX (area metro for $5 all day pass) from downtown.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Stuttgart
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Great park but it will be crowded on sunny weekends. All trails are relatively easy and you can get there by the MAX (area metro for $5 all day pass) from downtown.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you want a great trail run in the middle of down town Portland, this is the place to go. Bring your trail running shoes if you are in Portland and hit Forest park. You might want to take a picture of the map at the trail head, there are some spurs off the trails.

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Portland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The 32 mile Wildwood Trail links the zoo, arboretum, Pittock Mansion, Japanese & Rose Gardens, Audubon trails, Macleay Park and Forest Park. Get lost in the wild, right there in the city. My happy place.

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Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Beautiful park, its a must if you are visiting. Walk there instead of driving from 23rd, and enjoy all the interesting and historical architecture on the way !

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Oregon
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I do believe Forest Park is the largest urban park in the United States. Whether it is, or not. It is certainly big enough, and wild enough for you to forget you are in a city. Big trees, long winding paths, quiet. Very, very quiet.

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Portland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fun walk in a forest in the city. Make sure that you visit the Pittock Mansion for a opportunity to see the early bathtub shower and other interesting things. There is a cost for the Pittock Mansion.

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Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is an amazingly large urban park with something near 5000 acres The park is a tranquil and wonderful place to visit year round. It has a wide variety of birds and animals to watch and great walking/hiking trails throughout.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

So many trails. Many different levels of difficulty, historic McClay park trails, Audubon Society birds, peace and quiet. Unbelievable in a city the size of Portland. This place transports you to wilderness. Don't forget the Pittock Mansion and hike around this area.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A multitude of hiking of trails on up and down (though mostly moderately so) terrain. Mostly through typical Northwest forest with lots of ferns and significant moss and some small streams. Trails are not groomed so it has a substantial wild feel to it especially compared to most other parks and hiking areas connected to a city. If there's been... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent trails and areas to walk, bike or run. Beautiful views of the city. Lots of people bring their dogs.

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