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Laurelhurst Park

Southeast 39th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
503 823 2223
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Ranked #24 of 301 attractions in Portland
Type: Parks
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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

On nice days, this park can be a fun jaunt. It has a paved loop that makes repetitious laps kind of enjoyable...

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Portland, Oregon
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Laurelhurst Park is very lively park. Many people use it for doing photo shoots, walking their dogs, and running. It is beautiful, it can give you a sense of what Portland looked like before the city was built. It's a big and bike friendly park in a quiet neighborhood. It has a large pond that you can walk around. It... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Beautiful big trees, dog park, free concerts in the summer, great for picnics and people watching. I heard it was created by Olmstead of Central Park fame. Don't miss it.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a relatively large park (at least in inner SE) with tennis courts, basketball courts, kids games, a large jogging path, a pond and many many trees. It doesn't get too exposed in the summer so it is a perfect place for family BBQ. Often they have free concerts and movie nights during the summer season. Air quality might... More

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I live about 8 blocks from this beautiful park! Often on the weekends, I take a walk up the hill to Laurelhurst Park and enjoy the morning. The park is beautiful, a lot of green spaces, and a dog park area. Numerous picnic tables, benches, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, basketball courts and a playground. This park is also a haven... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We were lucky enough to live round the corner from Laurelhurst park when we lived in Portland and we certainly took advantage of it! We walked there at least once a day, often twice or three days, stopping to read, picnic, people/dog watch, or just look at the beautiful trees. Oh the trees - we miss those lovely trees so... More

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This park has it all, walking running trails, horse shoe pits, soccer field, basketball courts, tennis courts, kids area, off leash dog area, and lots of space for both individuals and groups to hangout.

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Portland, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Beautiful park nestled amongst classy historical homes. As someone who does not have a dog, I felt a bit out of place as many dogs and their people were enjoying the park on my first visit. Lots of family (groups of people) gatherings were happening throughout. The park has areas where one can reserve tables for personal events.

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San Francisco, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Great for a picnic, bringing the kids, the grandparents, and the dogs. And a camera. Wish I lived in one of the houses near by.

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Dallas, Texas
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226 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

After twelve days in Oregon we were back in Portland to catch our flight, so we decided to grab a movie at the Bagdad Theater. On the way, we saw the park, but needed to make the movie, but when we came back, we took time to stroll through. We loved it. A very nice, green park and you sort... More

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