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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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Best running trail in town

Leif Erickson trail head right at the end of the Pearl District is one of the most beautiful and convenient places to go for a hike or a run. You'll find yourself in the middle of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Pilar C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Leif Erickson trail head right at the end of the Pearl District is one of the most beautiful and convenient places to go for a hike or a run. You'll find yourself in the middle of the forest right in town. Main trail is 11 miles long with several other trails branching out which give the visitor plenty of options... More 

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We so enjoyed hiking in Forest Park- the trail is well maintained and we managed to hike to the very top in about an hour. It was quite crowded with what appeared to be club groups, school groups, etc. and many people walking their dogs as well. My favorite part of the hike was that most of the trail was... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This large park is a great getaway right in the middle of the city. The paths are well maintained and maps as well as signs keep visitors on the right track. This is not the type of park with wide open grass space, so don't go there thinking you will have a typical picnic while watching your children swing. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

You step into this forest situated in the hills on the outskirts of downtown and it feels like you entered a magical land. It is like a whole different world and it is unlike anything I have ever experienced. When u come to Portland take half the day visit the park, bring a picnic, and some good shoes. This place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park was wonderful! It made me think of a place in Ohio I used to hike at all the time. There were various levels of difficulty. Wildwood trail was a bit easier than the ridge trail. The Hardesty trail was the steepest and most challenging for me as it was mainly uphill, and I am out of shape. No... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. This location is perfect for all level hikers. So close to town and convenient. Feels like a mini-escape.

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The park has huge trees of various kind, such as pine and redwoods. There are brochures to take along as you hike. Also hiking trails are displayed on large metal signs near the trails, along with the length of the trail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My idea of a great vacation is lots of hiking, eating, and drinking. Portland is perfect for this, and this park was absolutely gorgeous. Several trail options from which to choose, so you can spend a little or lot of time here. Well maintained, and so enjoyable. Trails are also full of friendly people and adorable dogs.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get a Map of Forest Park (Powells Books). Other Places have the maps as well. There are plenty of options, long and short walks/hikes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon entering Forest Park, a visitor truly feels like s/he has stepped into a magical forest. While the highways are close to the park, they are quickly forgotten in the forest of redwoods and pines. Inside the forest, it is cool and peaceful. The trails are very clearly marked, so despite the fact that there are many trails, it is... More 

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