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Mill Ends Park

Address: Southwest Front Avenue and Taylor Street, Portland, OR 97204 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 503 823 2223
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Ranked #115 of 590 things to do in Portland
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Grab your favorite meal from one of the nearby food carts and head over to the park. Get your picture taken eating your lunch in the worlds smallest park. Priceless!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Okay, this is a quirky thing. It's cute and if you're in Portland City Center, take a walk by it, just to say you've seen it. We nearly missed it! It's near the harbor at Taylor St. in a traffic center!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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191 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Yes, it is the World's smallest park according to the Guiness Book of World Records. I had read about it and wanted to see it. When I did see it, I couldn't help but laugh. It is a potted tiny tree in a cement pot with other tiny plants or flowers (according to the seasons) around it. Plus, it is... More 

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Bellingham, WA
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

It is what it is. Funny story behind it. You will most likely be in the area doing something else so it wouldn't hurt to stop by but don't go out of your way to see this.

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Southern California
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95 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This is a funny side show attraction, and has a good story behind it, but I would not go out of my way to see this. This is one of those things that if you happen to be in the area, then stop by and snap a few shots and then tell your friends or family about it later.

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Salisbury, Maryland, US
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37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I was sightseeing and just had to see the park. Took some great photos for my friends back east. What a great idea. Add it to your travel itinerary and you can visit the worlds smallest park.

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36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Pretty easy to find and walk to from downtown Portland. Read the info online before going or you'll miss it.

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Seattle, Washington
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26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Visiting downtown Portland, my best friend told me about this park; I couldn't believe it was as small as it was. It literally is just like crossing the street. The story behind it is interesting, it's on the street corner opposite of the seaside. If you're ever just walking around the boardwalk, it's definitely worth your time and the experience.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

This park in one in a million. We rode by it on a Segway Tour - I'm glad the guide pointed it out, otherwise I would have missed it - it is that small. Check out the park online to see how special it is. I would definitely visit it again as the plantings change from season to sean.

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Lynnwood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

I've seen this park a time or two on travel shows and I had to take a few minutes on our Portland trip to see this. After dodging raindrops at the Cinco De Mayo Festival, Mills End Park was just down the street from one of the exits. It is indeed the smallest park I have seen. It's just a... More 

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