Oregonian columnist Dick Fagan often wrote that this charming little park was "where the leprechauns west of Ireland gather." ... More
Mill Ends Park
Oregonian columnist Dick Fagan often wrote that this charming little park was "where the leprechauns west of Ireland gather." He planted the tiny garden below his office window in 1946, and stories vary as to why. Some say a light pole used to sit in the hole. Others claim it was an ordinary pothole. Either way, Mill Ends Park, which measures four by three by six feet, holds the title of the World's Smallest Park, and it holds a small place in Portland's history as well.
This well equipped park is located deep in downtown Portland's Northwest, only a few blocks from the NW 23rd Ave
shopping district. The Parent Teacher Association of Chapman Elementary School, situated across the street, plays an active role in ...
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 ...
Walking under the towering St. Johns Bridge is like walking down the hall of an enormous cathedral, only your surroundings
are towering trees rather than stone walls. The gothic arched supports are magnificently medieval and make this 17.5 acre ...