Officially named Tom McCall Waterfront Park, but known to Oregonians as just Waterfront Park, this is often the center of ... More
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Officially named Tom McCall Waterfront Park, but known to Oregonians as just Waterfront Park, this is often the center of activity in Portland. Festivals, parades, performers, and more make it truly a taste of Rose City. Walk along the Willamette River at lunch and you're sure to brush shoulders with the city's workers. There is always something interesting to see here. There are basketball courts and lots of open, green space along the west bank of the Willamette River. The need for additional parks and green spaces in the city led to construction of the park.
Stroll through a forest of old growth trees, play Frisbee on the expansive grassy fields or just sit back and
watch the wildlife from a comfortable bench. Park visitors should pack a lunch and picnic under one of the ...
Portland is called the "Rose City" for a reason: these public gardens, established in 1917 are set above the cityscape
of downtown Portland. They are the oldest official public rose gardens in the United States, and the only place ...
Nature is close enough to really enjoy in this metropolitan state park just minutes out of downtown. Walking, hiking, equestrian
and bicycle trails wind along the creek and through the canyon forested with native plants. Bird watching is also ...