URBAN

TRAILS

PORTLAND

Beaverton  •  Lake Oswego
Troutdale

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FEATURES

Trails

Detailed descriptions with distance, difficulty, local amenities and more.

Info

Easy-to-read trail maps, tree and flower guides, and historical information.

Wildlife

Bird and animal guides, with viewing info and checklists for parks and preserves.​

Transit

Bus, MAX and bicycle routes for getting to parks and trails without having to drive.

GET OUT AND STAY LOCAL

Enjoy a peaceful hike, get your heart pumping with a quick run, or take the dog for a stroll. Urban Trails: Portland gets you outdoors on 37 trails in and around Portland for exploring old-growth forests, riverside beaches, volcanic buttes, bird-filled wetlands and historic sites on easily-accessible urban footpaths, hiking trails and bike routes. Your next nature fix is just steps away!

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Author: Eli Boschetto

Since 2005, Eli Boschetto has extensively hiked, written about, and photographed trails around Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. He has performed as a Northwest correspondent for Backpacker and served as the editor of Washington Trails. Eli is the author of Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon and the founder of PCT: Oregon.

LOOK INSIDE

Urban Trails: Portland is intended to introduce you to Portland’s thousands of acres of parks, gardens, urban forests, nature preserves, and open spaces—and inspire you to get out and explore them. Whether you’re a native or recent transplant, a new family or active outdoorsperson, you will find a wealth of opportunity for getting a high-quality nature fix without traveling far. In locations throughout the city, in places big and small, you’ll find miles of walking paths, hiking trails, and bike routes, all connecting the area’s communities and showcasing and preserving the natural and cultural heritage of Portland’s unique and special place in the Northwest. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 18

Wild Arts Festival
Montgomery Park | 11 am–5 pm

Nov. 28

Powell’s Books
Cedar Hills Crossing | 7 pm

Dec. 2

Holiday Cheer
Oregon Historical Soc. | 12–4 pm

Dec. 5

REI
Downtown Portland | 6:30 pm

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