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Marquam Nature Park

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Address: Southwest Marquam Street, Portland, OR 97201
Phone Number: 503 823 2223

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Good walk on a warm day

This is a great place to hike on a warm day as there is plenty of tree cover along most of the trail to keep the sun off you. It is very hilly so if that is not what you like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
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Beaverton, Oregon
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Beaverton, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a great place to hike on a warm day as there is plenty of tree cover along most of the trail to keep the sun off you. It is very hilly so if that is not what you like, then not a place you want to hike. There are trails of varying lengths though so you can make... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I am a biology teacher who lives in the desert. So for vacation, I wanted to visit a completely different biome, the Northwest Coniferous Forest. Hiking in this park, verified that the Pacific Northwest is the most beautiful biome in my eyes. HIKING - My husband and I hiked this trail, and we are not in good shape, but it... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The Marquam Trail is part of the 4T Trail (train, trail, tram, & trolley). You get to see a lot of Portland- wear good walking shoes & bring some water. It was a good hike with plenty of people & dogs along the way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Better signage would go a long way to making the trails easy to find and easy to hike. After endless attempts to find the park we finally did. We did a two hour hike and it was just what we were looking for -beautiful scenery and great exercise!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

There are several hiking trails to explore. Also, there is a small amphitheater with a terrific mosaic on the walls of the seating. The mosaic features flora and fauna indigenous to the park, and was created by volunteers. It is beautiful and inspiring, and harmonizes with its surroundings. It's a bit hard to find; it's right at the hairpin turn... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Set among its trees and trails, Marquam Nature Park near OSHU features a remarkable small ampitheater created with tiles and glazed pottery. The art work is a community project, and worth a pilgrimage to enjoy its embodied spirit, and the woods and creatures around it. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Nx6801EqEEs/Ur_S00t8C0I/AAAAAAAArjo/7ui6oeXC3UY/s640/DSCN1823.jpg

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Just.... stunning really. 10 minutes from downtown. Free. Moss covering absolutely everything. Some beautiful micro streams.

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