Hiking Trails in Portland

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Hiking Trails in Portland

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  • jane801
    Rochester, MN12 contributions
    Hard to believe that such a huge and beautiful park is so close to downtown Portland. I stayed in Portland without a car, and walked from my hotel to Pittock Mansion, and then picked up the Wildwood trail. Trails are well maintained and well marked. Dogs are allowed on leash, and bikes are allowed on some trails.
    Written 30 June 2022
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  • rainalea
    Durant, OK53 contributions
    I enjoyed this walk and the view was lovely. Lots of people to watch and spots to stop and take in the scenery.
    Written 3 September 2018
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  • garyd22557
    Chagrin Falls, OH28 contributions
    Beautiful hike through this butte. It can be a bit confusing as the interior trial maps don't show much of the butte. If you don't want to explore and possibly lose where you are, you should either get a map or take a picture at any of the trail heads. At the top there is a mountain/butte finder pointing out and giving some brief information of the buttes and mountains that can be seen. Check out the visitors center where it shows the various sized pipes that take water throughout Portland.
    Written 8 August 2018
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  • Paul M
    Dallas, TX139 contributions
    I chose to go counter clockwise and started downtown with the $5 MAX daily max pass that takes you to the zoo. The only issue, is that I had to keep the alltrails map open to find the trail once I got to the zoo, but once you are a 1/4mile in it's mostly easy to stay on the trail. going this direction has about 1500ft elevation change mostly up front. This is about a 3 hours hike. The trail through the hospital to get to the sky lift/tram is creative. The walk through the forested sections is cool even in the summer. Two hints, when you arrive at the zoo, the path is south and towards the entrance to the zoo, stay on the side walk, go past the entrance and down the hill, stay left when the main road turns at the bottom of hill and hike left over the bridge/highway, turn left on the service road for about 100 ft and main trail head is on the left. At the hospital parking lot when you exit the trail at the top of the hill, walk south through the parking lot and make a left on the main road, go about 200 ft and look for the white building on your right with a sign that say Tram. enter and follow the Tram signs though the building. At the bottom there are about a dozen restaurants should you be hungry.
    Written 15 September 2019
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  • Bryan K
    Marina, CA472 contributions
    What a great hike & it is right in our back yard.

    Pretty busy trail with lots of people running, walking & hiking.

    Anyone that is up for a challenge, I recommend getting up early & doing the whole thing.
    Written 19 July 2020
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  • Janet S
    Portland, OR5 contributions
    Great walking and running trail, sometimes you might be with just your group and other times you will meet other folks,
    Written 27 March 2019
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  • Tiny
    Miami, FL11 contributions
    the scenery was beautiful just prepare yourself to hike !!! and dont forget to take pictures and have on great shoes and water. You can get in the water but warning the water is freezing .
    Written 28 June 2017
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  • Laura P
    Vancouver, WA645 contributions
    Great venue for our dog. Would be nice if there was water for both humans and dogs. Also poop bags would be helpful.
    Written 5 June 2013
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  • bretzelpdx
    Portland, OR52 contributions
    The forty-mile loop is full of gaps. While the ride is beautiful, several portions include high traffic/ low visibility streets that make the ride difficult. However, the completed portions of the trail offer a great ride. The Springwater and Marine Drive portions are especially stunning. The St. John's bridge is terrifying but worth every second of it. You'll be proud you've ridden your bicycle over it.
    Written 21 June 2008
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