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Forest Park

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Address: NW 29 & Upshur to Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97210
Phone Number: +1 503-823-7529
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The largest urban park in the county, lined with trails for hiking and...

The largest urban park in the county, lined with trails for hiking and biking.

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Fairy wonderland in the middle of the city

By far the best city park that I've been! I hiked from the Lower Macleay Trail all the way to the Japanese Garden. I would have to the the trail from Lower Macleay through to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kelly T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By far the best city park that I've been! I hiked from the Lower Macleay Trail all the way to the Japanese Garden. I would have to the the trail from Lower Macleay through to Witches Castle, then Wildwood Trail to Pittock Mansion where the definite highlights!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of trails and entry points to this extensive park make it easy to use for visitors and residents. Various levels of physical activity, too. Wear boots as the trails are usually muddy - which is why it is a four star rather than a five - and not easy for the park to service regularly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you plan your route before going into the park. There are no exits along the way, so you will have to keep walking till the end, or prepare to walk back the same route you came from. The park is huge and easy to get lost in. I enjoyed it but we walked 16km until we found a... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably one of the world's most wonderful, ecological and relaxing locations to visit. The environment of the Pacific NW woods within the city. It also offers scientists and amateurs a chance to study nature in place as in any natural wild wood environment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As first timers in Portland, we knew we had to see what all the fuss was about. A park? Whats the big deal? The big deal is, its a HUGE "park." A gigantic area of pure nature just outside the city. Its got a bagillion miles of trails, both walking and biking. When you view a map of the park,... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

some say this park is officially the biggest park inside the city limits of any town in the u.s. this park is certainly unique in many ways. you can hike, run, ride, drive through and if you're a regular commuter from the west side of town you're driving through the park one way or another every day. great trees, gardens,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Many trails for hiking at all levels available. Enormous park that is exemplary in being so close to the city and so extensive in area.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I just want to say that I am a local and Forest Park never disappoints! The trails are well-marked and well-maintained. Lief Ericksonn and Wildwood trails run parallel and have tons of connecting trails so it's easy to pick a loop! You want to hit Wildwood! It's so beautiful with ferns, trillium and tons of trees with moss growing on... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Such a big park located right next to the downtown. Good for taking a short walk, going for a long hike, or trail running. Fores Park's longest trail is about 30 miles, but there are also many other trails of different length.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Lots of trails beautiful scenery very quiet very dog friendly parking is a bit challenging no public restrooms or water fountains

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