City hiking - fun and educational! Nice escape from concrete but still close enough to grab a latte afterwards. Try to connect to the Wildwood trail for a nice workout and views.
A great place to view Portland's amazing tall trees and smell the pleasant ferns. Trails were in good shape but perhaps the signage could have been clearer.
How can a forest just 5 minutes from a downtown of a major city be a bad thing? Great trails and trees.
Hoyt arboretum is in Washington park close to the Portland zoo. It is free but will soon start charging for parking ($4). The volunteer in the visitor center can give you a map of all the trails and explain the layout. We took the two hour loop and added a stop at the Viet Nam memorial. Bring a picnic and... More
Great trails, but they are in need of more clearly placed signs. We got lost and confused several times, but still enjoyed the beauty of the place. A nice treat were all the well marked trees.
This place is vast in the size and variety of plants and area. Very beautiful trails. We were lucky to have two local botanists to join our small group. They shared their knowledge of the plants and their history. Lovely and huge place, but have a map!! The MAX takes you there too.
The convenience of the Hoyt Arboretum, its nearness to the Wildwood trail that winds through Portland’s Forest Park is not something any other city can brag about. The arboretum is a small network of trails that wind themselves down a small ravine. It is perfect for miniature hikes or a simple walk. If you want some trees and nature, but... More
If you love nature and plants and enjoy a lovely stroll, be sure to stroll Hoyt Arboreum. You'll see many beautiful specimens in the Arboreum and they are labeled for your education. It's a beautiful walk.
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