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Forest Park

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Address: NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
Phone Number: 503-823-7529
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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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forest trails in the city

My family has been hiking Forest Park for 20 years and we keep coming back for the convenience of starting a wonderful forest hike within 15 minutes of getting in the car. and we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family has been hiking Forest Park for 20 years and we keep coming back for the convenience of starting a wonderful forest hike within 15 minutes of getting in the car. and we do not have the luxury of living on the west side. great for running or easy strolls.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great park for novice and advanced hikers alike. Beautiful setting and plenty of parking near major trails.

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Thank Tiffany H
Portland, Oregon, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This park has been a must visit. It is a comfort having lived here all my life to see all those beautiful green trees.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow!! We drove by this place one day, and then ventured in the following day. It's dense and pristine. A few trails, but lots of 'deer trails' and untouched wood. We didn't see any large charasmatic fauna, but we heard they're here. Lots of slugs - banana, brown and white. Our adventure had us on Rt.30 West, left on NW... More 

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Thank COTraveller33
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our GPS was not able to give us directions to a public place to park or entrance. We drove in circles, in traffic, heavy traffic and finally gave up

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only hit two hiking trails in Forest Park, but both were quite lovely. Coming from Miami, I found the tall red cedars and maples fascinating. The trails were dry in the summer, so hiking was only difficult when going uphill.

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Thank Marta M
Newberg, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trails to run on. There were a group of 6 of us and it was great and challenging. Recommend getting there early to beat the crowds.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family vacationed in Portland for a couple of weeks, and visited Forest Park 3 times--twice for morning runs, and once to spend several hours hiking the trails together. The 10 or 12 total miles of trails that we covered were all well-maintained and well-marked, and completely beautiful. I'd run here every week if we lived in Portland.

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Thank Karsten P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a great escape. You can go up here and get lost in trails where you feel like you are far away from the hussle of the City. You can do a hike, go home shower, just in time for a business meeting! I used to live in Marin, and this reminded me a lot of the trails... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems like many people have never heard of Forest Park, which in a way is too bad, but I guess it also keeps the park from getting crowded, which is one of its best aspects. It's beautiful, with miles of forested trails that seem to go on forever. Definitely a challenge even for this experienced distance runner, as some... More 

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