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Forest Park

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The largest urban park in the county, lined with trails for hiking and biking.
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NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
+1 503-823-7529
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's so wonderful to have a park just a short Uber from downtown! We loved our hike here: the trees were beautiful and old, SO GREEN. It was super muddy, though; be sure you bring boots that you don't want to keep clean! The signage...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ciaraadventure
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy hiking - it's the place! Nice trees, nice trails, very peacful place to spend the whole day or to take a short walk )

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maryiia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a capsule day trip version of why you came to Portland. It’s an easy hike. Public transport drops you off right in front. Easy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AdamS2078
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Forest Park is beautiful! We visited in July and the view and the trees are amazing. You literally walk down a steep-ish mountain trail with huge trees all around you. Truly in the midst of the forest! I made the mistake of bringing a stroller,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brooke W
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

This a picturesque park where you can go for a walk in the woods along a creek in the hills. The moss covered trees and a beautiful maintained trail. A close walk from Portland neighbourhood. It is well worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dominique C
Reviewed February 4, 2019

I love Portland, and Oregon in general, for it's beauty and all the opportunities for hiking and just admiring the beauty of the outdoors and the gorgeous city. However, if you are planning to hike Forest Park, make sure you know where to park, where...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mia D
Reviewed January 27, 2019

A very large city park that makes you forget you are in the middle of the city. It is home to numerous facilities that in each of their own right are worth traveling from far away to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank REG1966MHS
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Such an amazing place within a city... Lots of hiking and beautiful scenery... A great way to spend a day with friends and family

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RaiderBobcat
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This park was so very beautiful with an amazing view. We also took a short hike and loved being amongst the trees. I would love to come back and explore more.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mrsbof3
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Wonderfully large park that just doesn't see as much traffic as you would expect. lots of paths to choose from; all mostly moderate in intensity with fairly solid tail base and excellent trail labeling. Get. good set of maps or a local guide book to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoelZ195
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January 21, 2019|
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Response from Dottie V | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We saw several dogs on a leash. I'd keep them away from the creek though.
Angie B
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
To help set expectations, Forest Park, is mainly literally a forest with a large number of hiking trails in it. The longest trail, the Wildwood trail is 30 miles long in one direction, so you could spend days covering all of... More