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Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Closed Now: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Known to Oregonians as just Waterfront Park, there are many outdoor activities to enjoy here.
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Front Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-823-2223
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Expense of green next to Willamette River in west Portland. Portand is one of the few cities to have relocated a section of its interstate freeway from the west to each side. Good for walking and picnics.

Thank curioustraveler406
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful place to walk by the water and enjoy the fresh air in Portland. We walked it several times - but never the entire route - just the one close to downtown.

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was fortunate to spend a lovely sunny day at the park, was beautiful & green. Great walking path, burg watch out for bikers & goose poo!

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always something going on here. people just like to hang out and lots of great things happening. Great place to people watch and maybe grab a bite later.

Thank J A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Riverwalk and Saturday market were enjoyable and vey close to our hotel. Unfortunately, the exceptional number of homeless near the park and throughout the downtown area is distracting.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful detailed globe with all countries! And a charming pedestrian bridge to the island! Such a fun place and so beautiful!

Thank Dggwood
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This park is part of the walk along the Willamette in downtown Portland. The walkway is definitely worth visiting. It is a calm, green area with lots of flowers (at least when we visited). There were fewer homeless and less trash accumulated in this area...More

Thank betteskid
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband rented two electric bikes that we rode along the waterfront on a warm Saturday afternoon. Bikes, scooters, families with strollers, leashed dogs, skate boarders, and people of all ages shared the wide walkway. We passed places to eat or shop (Saturday Market). Grassy...More

Thank AnnKirby
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Pleasant to walk along the river and view all the bridges along it. The only down side is the number of homeless people all along the way. No panhandling but they are a large presence.

Thank Bob7749
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Tom McCall waterfront Park is the heart of Portland. All the festivals carnivals etc. are held here. It’s great to walk along the water see the boats go by and people watch. Saturday market is down in this area which is always a joy. Although...More

Thank Ruth F
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Roger M
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Sunshine061967 | Reviewed this property |
April/May usually, depending on how cold the weather has been
January 11, 2015|
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Response from sjp1500 | Reviewed this property |
The waterfront park which is owned by the city of Portland is free except certain events. Even during events, one can still access to the park itself without any charge.