This open green space may be the best evidence that Portland has more park space for its residents than any other U.S. city. ... More
This open green space may be the best evidence that Portland has more park space for its residents than any other U.S. city. Washington Park has a number of notable attractions, including the International Rose Test Garden, Hoyt Arboretum, Japanese Garden, and Oregon Zoo. Plenty of different spots offer sun, shade, and shelter from the rain and views of the city. There is no charge for the International Test Rose Garden or Hoyt Arboretum.
Flowing brooks and waterfalls make this fountain a downtown nature excursion. Designed by Michael Lawrence Halprin, the fountain was named
for the man who brought urban renewal to Portland. Wading is permitted in most of Portland's fountains, and on ...
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 ...
Located near Oaks Park , Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge and downtown Sellwood, Sellwood Park was built on the old City
View Race Track and acquired by the city in 1909. History looms here along the misty river bank, but ...