We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Forest Park

NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
+1 503-823-7529
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
$89.00*
and up
Best of Portland Small-Group Sightseeing Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
The largest urban park in the county, lined with trails for hiking and biking.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“stone house” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
LOCATION
NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
CONTACT
Website
+1 503-823-7529
Write a Review
Reviews (588)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 564 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic PAC NW forest with trails right in city. Great opportunity for even brief visitors to experience the Pacfific NW.

Thank SEAPAC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great hike up to the mansion and back down. We started at the bottom of Thurston Bridge. The Stone House where the trail connects with the Wildwood Trail is pretty cool. Reaching the viewpoint at the back of the mansion was gorgeous....More

1  Thank Sleddoggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the lower Macleay Trail that stars under the green bridge between two red sculptures. The trail so so beautiful and follows a creek surrounded by gorgeous trees. It was a pretty level 0.8mi hike to the little stone building "Witch's Castle" which was...More

Thank Kelsey W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a hot sunny Sunday when I set off walking toward Forest park. I walked down NW Thurman to the Bridge at NW 29th and down the stairs on the north side into Lower Macleay Park. There were several people loitering about. And several...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, the hike was a bit miserable for me since I had sustained an injury the night before. Even so, the hike was really peaceful even though the area was really crowded (better than deserted). Parts of the hike are a bit steep on the...More

Thank JetsettinDaisy
Reviewed May 2, 2017

I visited Forest Park at the suggestion of a local friend. We hiked/walked through Forest Park for hours. There are many people around the area enjoying nature, and exercising. The trails are clearly marked, and easy to find. This is a great way to enjoy...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Clearly marked paths through an absolutely gorgeous forest. Perfect to take short hike or to spend the day. Different trails for different skill levels. Dog friendly.

Thank D G
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Peaceful park that's kind of like the many other parks in PDX. Good stroll for all ages whether active or not.

Thank David R
Reviewed April 19, 2017

This was a nice hike to do on a Sunday afternoon. It goes by Pittock Mansion, which was where we were going and wasn't too hard to do.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I loved that within Forest Park exists within Portland. Miles of trails and once you are going through the park, you can easily forget that you are still in the city. I recommend a visit to all new to Portland. Beaufiful

Thank Celine_CT
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Papa Haydn
527 reviews
.96 miles away
Meriwether's Restaurant
386 reviews
.96 miles away
Jo Bar & Rotisserie
82 reviews
.96 miles away
The Waiting Room
16 reviews
.95 miles away
Nearby Attractions
International Rose Test Garden
4,038 reviews
.83 miles away
Portland Japanese Garden
4,475 reviews
.75 miles away
Pittock Mansion
1,804 reviews
.16 miles away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Courtney C
How long should we schedule if we want to drive around the park and maybe get out to take photos or hike for an hour?
March 14, 2017|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from CowpokerMike | Reviewed this property |
To be comfortable and not rushed, I would give myself 2 1/2-3 hrs. Assuming the weather is nice, you will want to stop and take some photos along your hike.
1
Vote
LaJammers
Do people trail run in the park?
October 7, 2016|
Answer Show all 7 answers
Response from hegelbagel | Reviewed this property |
If you're from out of town you'll probably appreciate how well Portlanders make space on the trail for runners. I know I do! There is also a Spring and Summer trail series - informal races between 5 and 8 miles with... More
0
Votes
YoguiMonster
Are there any restaurants in the outskirts? It'd be nice to work up an appetite while on the trail and then finish off at a restaurant/bar... Any idea if there are any? Thanks!
April 25, 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Jrs2337 | Reviewed this property |
Forest park is really big so it depends which trailhead you use- I like the one with "the witches castle" it's where I took my engagement pictures- there are a TON of places around there though, best option in my opinion is... More
0
Votes