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Hoyt Arboretum

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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More than just trees.

Go on a guided tour -- the guide we had was very knowledgeable. Extensive site, with many trees... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark D
Highlight was undoubtedly Tanbark Oak

Wonderful and a bit wild feeling, walked up from the World Forestry Center through different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chuck C
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A popular destination for nature lovers, this arboretum contains many different species of trees.
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4000 SW Fairview Blvd, Fisherlane, Portland, OR 97221-2706
+1 503-834-3654
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go on a guided tour -- the guide we had was very knowledgeable. Extensive site, with many trees from around the world, divided into groups and labelled.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful and a bit wild feeling, walked up from the World Forestry Center through different sections, some more open, some more closed and grown over. Walked through the oak collection and on the far end of it finally found the Notholithocarpus! Three trees, fruiting heavily,...More

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice place for walks of any length among the trees. The trails are well maintained and marked; maps are available at the visitor center. As someone who lives in flat terrain, I will mention there are some inclines but they are moderate and certainly...More

Thank ehbluzerne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re a nature lover, this place is heaven! Hundreds of acres beautiful forested hills, miles and miles of trails and an almost endless variety of tree species. I could get lost in here for days. And I almost did. I recommend a map!

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recommend the Hoyt Arboretum for nature lovers of all ages. The staff at the Visitor Centre are all friendly and helpful. They can help you choose a walking path for your interest and fitness level. (Plus there are washrooms! Always a must for hikers!)...More

Thank RealPeopleRoam
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This is a beautiful area for a nature walk - especially in the morning. There are numerous trails that are all well maintained. Many trees have identification plaques on them and there are groves or group plantings of species to provide a nice glimpse of...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The Hoyt Arboretum was an awesome place to hike. The trails are well defined and signage helps keep you on track. The area is beautiful with plent of tree cover to keep you cool on a hot day.

Thank Phuntraveler
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is a beautiful area for a morning walk. There are well maintained trails and various routes to take depending on how much time and endurance you want to put forth. There are signs to help direct you along the trails, as well as signs...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous and fascinating place to visit. The 1-mile loop contains all of the trees we had wanted to see - massive Redwoods, Sequoias, Douglas Firs, etc. No charge to visit and was the most rewarding hour or two of our trip.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

On the plus side: It's gorgeous & scenic There are hikes with varying levels of difficulty On the minus side: Difficult if you're pushing a stroller. Lots of uphills on the trail. We didn't see any birds any more than we'd notice anywhere else. That...More

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October 12, 2017|
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Response from jinnes | Reviewed this property |
No fees for entry.
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Response from Kathy G | Reviewed this property |
You can take a bus from the Zoo station up to the visitors center "Tree House". Service is infrequent in the winter for the number 63 so be sure to check a schedule or the wair can be nasty! I like the Conifer side of the... More