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Ranked #1 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Bodies of Water
A 1243 mile long river with 80 miles of canyons. Located between the states of Oregon and Washington.
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Ranked #2 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks; Hiking Trails
The largest urban park in the county, lined with trails for hiking and biking.
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Ranked #3 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Gardens

 This is definitely a "must-see" while visiting Portland.  There is no admission fee.  Stroll through the gorgeous rose gardens here.  If it is a clear day, you will be able to... more »

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Ranked #4 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Gardens; Zoos
This popular park offers miles of trails, an extensive rose garden, a large Japanese garden and a zoo.
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Ranked #5 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Hiking Trails; Geologic Formations
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Ranked #6 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Gardens

The Portland Japanese Gardens    . When visiting the Gardens, you can park in the lot and walk up the path towards the Gardens, pausing now and then to look through the trees... more »

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Ranked #7 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Valleys; Scenic Drives
Best known for its diverse agriculture, this verdant valley is flanked by the Coast Range and the Cascades.
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Ranked #8 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas

Lan Su Chinese Garden is the result of a collaboration between the cities of Portland and Suzhou, Portland's sister city in China's Jiangsu province famous for beautiful Ming... more »

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Ranked #9 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Gardens
In the summer months, this peaceful park comes alive with brightly colored rhododendrons.
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Ranked #10 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks; Gardens
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Ranked #11 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: State Parks
A beautiful, thickly wooded park lined with over 14 miles of hiking and biking trails.
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Ranked #12 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
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Ranked #13 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks
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Ranked #14 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks
Owner description: 12,000 acres of land on the island have been preserved as the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area. Managed by the Oregon Department... more » Owner description: 12,000 acres of land on the island have been preserved as the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area. Managed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the wildlife area is a premier hiking, birdwatching, hunting, and fishing location. « less
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Ranked #15 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks
Known to Oregonians as just Waterfront Park, there are many outdoor activities to enjoy here.
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Ranked #16 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Mountains; Parks
A forested mountain peak lying just outside the city of Portland: great for hiking.
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Ranked #17 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Waterfalls
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Ranked #18 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #19 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Fountains; Parks

A popular fountain open to the public located in downtown Portland. During the warmer months, visitors can be found swimming or cooling off in its various pools, such as in this... more »

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Ranked #20 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Gardens
Beautiful public gardens full of ponds and rare flowers.
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Ranked #21 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks
Beautful park overlooking the city and offering spectacular views of the surrounding area.
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Ranked #22 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks
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Ranked #23 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
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Ranked #24 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Bodies of Water
Beautiful, isolated area great for paddling and canoeing.
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Ranked #25 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Trails; Parks
Powell Butte Nature Park is an extinct volcano and is Portland's second-largest park after Forest Park.
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Ranked #26 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks
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Ranked #27 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Parks
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Ranked #28 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #29 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Horse Tracks
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Ranked #30 of 119 Outdoors in Portland
Category: Trails
A 10-mile running trail.
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