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Address: NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
Phone Number: 503-823-7529
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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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We love to hike - so try one of the 18 plus hikes

There are just so many hikes. We believe the further you get out of Portland going west on 30 the better they get, however all are just amazing. Enjoy Portland and enjoy Forest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

There are just so many hikes. We believe the further you get out of Portland going west on 30 the better they get, however all are just amazing. Enjoy Portland and enjoy Forest Park.

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Portland, Oregon
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Amazing how many days you can spend in this park during the summer. One of my favorites is to walk from the zoo to Pitcock mansion. Another of my favorites is to go from the zoo to OHSU and take the tram back into Portland. The tram is free to go down, but four dollars to go up. I mostly... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Forest Park is well-known for its amazing walking/running/biking trails and scenic views. Find a good map and you can wander to overlooks of the St. John's bridge or get lost (intentionally) for hours. I do recommend bringing a printed map if you are not familiar with the areas you intend to visit, as the signage can be confusing or nonexistent.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I've lived in portland for 45 years, and forest Park has remained a vast, pristine, urban park with no commercialization. There are many, many hiking trails, and in the off season, the trails will be empty. Breathe deep and inhale the wonderful evergreen air.

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Portland, Oregon
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

One of the great things about Portland is its outdoor beauty. And you can visit a forest right in the city!! Miles of great hikes.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

One of the best things about living in Portland is proximity to Forest Park. Largest park in a city area, with hundreds of trails to choose from-- from easy strolls to more challenging climbs. You can choose some of the well-traveled paths or find yourself getting lost in the woods on less-traveled trails. Always something to see and hear and... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is a great place for a hike. It can be a little crowded so I would suggest if you want solitude that you go to the gorge. If you want a place for a quick hike Forest Park is hard to beat.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

It is very hard to believe such a vast area with a variety of trees from all over the world have been maintained very close to city, yes its true in Portland. What a visual treat if you are a nature lover, student or a senior citizens looking for a peaceful time in the evening. easy to reach this place,... More 

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We bikes the trails and were so impressed with how stunning the scenery was. Truly felt like we were in a forest! The neighborhood leading up to the park is super cool as well!

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Exceptional and vast park stretches over much of Portland, yet you can nearly get away from people and feel at peace, especially if you enter from further out, i.e. near St. Johns Bridge.

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