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South Park Blocks: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Lined with magnificent churches, historic apartments, the Portland Art Museum, Portland State University,and a few retail stores, the South Park Blocks are really beautiful all seasons of the year. It is a long but narrow span of great trees and places to sit for enjoying...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank DanW440
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Nice place for a quiet stroll or a location for some relaxed reading. This tree covered slice of Portland borders the art museum and is close to the Concert Hall. There are statues of Teddy Roosevelt, Rough Rider and Abraham Lincoln. In addition, one can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Nice small tree covering park with monuments. Portland seems to have a homeless problem.The homeless are abundant with tents and all.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ladyme1
Reviewed June 23, 2017

If you start at Salmon street and walk south up a slight incline, you will enjoy the tree canopy, especially in the fall when the trees are quite breath-taking. I would disagree with the couple of reviewers who are disgusted with the homeless situation there....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bryan H
Reviewed March 26, 2017

The South Park Blocks are twelve park blocks that run from Portland State University North. The park is filled with benches for people to relax and enjoy a bit of nature within the concrete jungle. A place to get away from the daily grind of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank RSNN
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We were told that this area was a great place to see beautiful, Victorian style homes so we took the MAX and ventured downtown. Boy, were we ever mislead! Homeless people everywhere we looked. Yes, there were some beautiful statues, but we couldn't walk into...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

I enjoy parks. Parks are supposed to be safe, peaceful and allows people to rest and enjoy the scenery. But not South Park Blocks. They are far too many homeless people loitering around this park and it needs to be maintained.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

The local farmer's market held on Saturday was a great way to spend the morning. The most distinctive ornaments are the Benson drinking fountains.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed March 13, 2016

The South Park area is lovely. Lots of trees and benches for great strolls. The university is at one end. It has theatres and museums, plus cafes and beautiful homes. This is a real urban oasis, with Teddy overlooking the area.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Robert S
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stroll and enjoy Portland people, trees, and architecture. Plenty of parking areas, near museums and churches. Gorgeous in fall. Plenty of places to sit. Definitely a few transients and unsavory types, but it feels pretty safe friendly.

Date of experience: October 2015
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