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Tom McCall Waterfront Park

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Known to Oregonians as just Waterfront Park, there are many outdoor activities to enjoy here.
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Front Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-823-2223
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All reviews willamette river saturday market blues festival steel bridge great place for a walk nice walk walk along the river maritime museum burnside bridge water front bike ride portland spirit both sides west side sunny day downtown area joggers
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful to walk around....both sides of the Williamette...such a wonderful way to preserve the river.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kesslane
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This is a great park and waterfront area. There are fun fountains for the children to play in, you can bike or walk, sit and enjoy of the views. The only down side are all the homeless people that are around the area. It's sad!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jassyp101
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Expense of green next to Willamette River in west Portland. Portand is one of the few cities to have relocated a section of its interstate freeway from the west to each side. Good for walking and picnics.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank curioustraveler406
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Delightful place to walk by the water and enjoy the fresh air in Portland. We walked it several times - but never the entire route - just the one close to downtown.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Was fortunate to spend a lovely sunny day at the park, was beautiful & green. Great walking path, burg watch out for bikers & goose poo!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Always something going on here. people just like to hang out and lots of great things happening. Great place to people watch and maybe grab a bite later.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank J A
Reviewed September 19, 2018

The Riverwalk and Saturday market were enjoyable and vey close to our hotel. Unfortunately, the exceptional number of homeless near the park and throughout the downtown area is distracting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful detailed globe with all countries! And a charming pedestrian bridge to the island! Such a fun place and so beautiful!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dggwood
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This park is part of the walk along the Willamette in downtown Portland. The walkway is definitely worth visiting. It is a calm, green area with lots of flowers (at least when we visited). There were fewer homeless and less trash accumulated in this area...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank betteskid
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband rented two electric bikes that we rode along the waterfront on a warm Saturday afternoon. Bikes, scooters, families with strollers, leashed dogs, skate boarders, and people of all ages shared the wide walkway. We passed places to eat or shop (Saturday Market). Grassy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Roger M
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Sunshine061967 | Reviewed this property |
April/May usually, depending on how cold the weather has been
January 11, 2015|
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Response from sjp1500 | Reviewed this property |
The waterfront park which is owned by the city of Portland is free except certain events. Even during events, one can still access to the park itself without any charge.