Best hiking trails in Portland

Check out the top hiking trails in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Forest Park
1. Forest Park
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518 local reviews
Forest Park, Portland
Open · Closes in 26 minutes
+1 503-823-4492
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Marguerite
Forest Park flanks the hills on the west side of the city, just 10 minutes by car from downtown, and overlooks…
Lisa
"Forest Park flanks the hills on the west side of the city, just 10 minutes by car from downtown, and…
Michele
It has the Zoo, Forestry Center, Arboretum, and great hiking trails, including a surprise stand of redwoods. …
1. Forest Park
1. Forest Park
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518 local reviews
Forest Park, Portland
Open · Closes in 26 minutes
+1 503-823-4492
Marguerite
Marguerite
Forest Park flanks the hills on the west side of the city, just 10 minutes by car from downtown, and overlooks Portland's main waterway, the…
Lisa
Lisa
"Forest Park flanks the hills on the west side of the city, just 10 minutes by car from downtown, and overlooks Portland's main waterway,…
Michele
Michele
It has the Zoo, Forestry Center, Arboretum, and great hiking trails, including a surprise stand of redwoods. This is a huge urban park…
2. Mount Tabor
2. Mount Tabor
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271 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
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Blaine
Mt. Tabor is a short walk from the apt. It offers forested hiking trails, open air reservoirs, jungle gyms,…
Tessa
Mount Tabor is an extinct volcano turned into a national park. You climb several hundred stairs to reach the…
Callie
Great playground for the kids- great view for the adults! Have a picnic at the top and look out over all of…
2. Mount Tabor
2. Mount Tabor
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271 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
Blaine
Blaine
Mt. Tabor is a short walk from the apt. It offers forested hiking trails, open air reservoirs, jungle gyms, and great views of the city…
Tessa
Tessa
Mount Tabor is an extinct volcano turned into a national park. You climb several hundred stairs to reach the top and it is absolutely…
Callie
Callie
Great playground for the kids- great view for the adults! Have a picnic at the top and look out over all of Portland. Or layout on the…
3. Mt Tabor Park
3. Mt Tabor Park
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196 local reviews
6220 SE Salmon St, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
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Lisa
Just a few minute walk from The Cottage, Mt. Tabor Park is ENORMOUS. It has two giant historic reservoirs…
Lynn
Did you ever frolic on a volcano? A short bike ride away is Mt. Tabor and it's hiking trails, playground,…
Josh
Excellent hiking trails and views of downtown Portland. Interesting features such as a volcanic cinder cone…
3. Mt Tabor Park
3. Mt Tabor Park
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196 local reviews
6220 SE Salmon St, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Lisa
Lisa
Just a few minute walk from The Cottage, Mt. Tabor Park is ENORMOUS. It has two giant historic reservoirs (the Mt Tabor neighborhoods are…
Lynn
Lynn
Did you ever frolic on a volcano? A short bike ride away is Mt. Tabor and it's hiking trails, playground, visitor center, and hilltop…
Josh
Josh
Excellent hiking trails and views of downtown Portland. Interesting features such as a volcanic cinder cone and historic reservoirs. You…
4. Pittock Mansion
4. Pittock Mansion
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293 local reviews
3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+1 503-823-3623
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Frank
It has a spectacular view from the mansion of the entire cityscape. On top of that, it is surrounded by miles…
Ben
Pittock Mansion is a famous mansion sitting on a mountain overlooking downtown Portland. Located in Forest…
David
Built by a lumber baron and founder of the Oregonian newspaper, the Pittock Mansion was among the first…
4. Pittock Mansion
4. Pittock Mansion
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293 local reviews
3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
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Frank
Frank
It has a spectacular view from the mansion of the entire cityscape. On top of that, it is surrounded by miles of hiking trails, although the…
Ben
Ben
Pittock Mansion is a famous mansion sitting on a mountain overlooking downtown Portland. Located in Forest Park, it's also near many hiking…
David
David
Built by a lumber baron and founder of the Oregonian newspaper, the Pittock Mansion was among the first Portland residences to have…
5. Washington Park
5. Washington Park
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194 local reviews
4033 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland
Open · Closes in 26 minutes
+1 503-319-0999
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Terry & Barbara
Beautiful place with lots to see and do. Washington Park is a public urban park, which includes the Portland…
Melanie & Dirk
So much to see in the giant park! The Zoo, Children's Museum, Rose Garden, Japanese Gardens, Pittock Mansion…
Kimberly
THE Portland Rose test garden, hiking trails, playgrounds, the botanical gardens, the zoo, the children's…
5. Washington Park
5. Washington Park
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194 local reviews
4033 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland
Open · Closes in 26 minutes
+1 503-319-0999
Terry & Barbara
Terry & Barbara
Beautiful place with lots to see and do. Washington Park is a public urban park, which includes the Portland Zoo, forestry museum,…
Melanie & Dirk
Melanie & Dirk
So much to see in the giant park! The Zoo, Children's Museum, Rose Garden, Japanese Gardens, Pittock Mansion and many beautiful hiking…
Kimberly
Kimberly
THE Portland Rose test garden, hiking trails, playgrounds, the botanical gardens, the zoo, the children's museum, amazing views!! Snacks are…
6. Sauvie Island
6. Sauvie Island
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114 local reviews
Sauvie Island
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Eddie
Get Physical When you’re ready to burn some energy, tee up at nearby Heron Lakes Golf Club, a certified…
Eddie
Get Physical When you’re ready to burn some energy, tee up at nearby Heron Lakes Golf Club, a certiZed Audubon…
Greg And Jen
Sauvie Island is on the Columbia Slough, about thirty minute drive from Portland. Sandy beaches abut the…
6. Sauvie Island
6. Sauvie Island
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114 local reviews
Sauvie Island
Eddie
Eddie
Get Physical When you’re ready to burn some energy, tee up at nearby Heron Lakes Golf Club, a certified Audubon sanctuary with two…
Eddie
Eddie
Get Physical When you’re ready to burn some energy, tee up at nearby Heron Lakes Golf Club, a certiZed Audubon sanctuary with two…
Greg And Jen
Greg And Jen
Sauvie Island is on the Columbia Slough, about thirty minute drive from Portland. Sandy beaches abut the slough- fun place to bring a…
7. Hoyt Arboretum
7. Hoyt Arboretum
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68 local reviews
4000 SW Fairview Blvd, Portland
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+1 503-865-8733
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Judith
At Hoyt Arboretum, every tree has a story to tell. Founded in 1928 to conserve endangered species and educate…
Peter
At Hoyt Arboretum, every tree has a story to tell. Founded in 1928 to conserve endangered species and educate…
Melissa
Hoyt Arboretum encompasses 189 ridge-top acres, accessible by 12 miles of hiking trails. A place of beauty and…
7. Hoyt Arboretum
7. Hoyt Arboretum
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68 local reviews
4000 SW Fairview Blvd, Portland
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+1 503-865-8733
Judith
Judith
At Hoyt Arboretum, every tree has a story to tell. Founded in 1928 to conserve endangered species and educate the community, Hoyt Arboretum…
Peter
Peter
At Hoyt Arboretum, every tree has a story to tell. Founded in 1928 to conserve endangered species and educate the community, Hoyt Arboretum…
Melissa
Melissa
Hoyt Arboretum encompasses 189 ridge-top acres, accessible by 12 miles of hiking trails. A place of beauty and serenity in all seasons, Hoyt…
8. Tryon Creek State Natural Area
8. Tryon Creek State Natural Area
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40 local reviews
11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland
Closed · Opens Thursday 7:00 AM
+1 800-551-6949
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Amanda
Located about 15 minutes from downtown Portland, it is the only state park within a metropolitan area. With 8…
David
A perfectly beautiful natural area, Tryon Creek Park includes 8 miles of hiking trails and 3.5 miles of horse…
Chris
This spot is lovely and easy to access from the Cottage. Several hiking trails in the forest and a small…
8. Tryon Creek State Natural Area
8. Tryon Creek State Natural Area
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40 local reviews
11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland
Closed · Opens Thursday 7:00 AM
+1 800-551-6949
Amanda
Amanda
Located about 15 minutes from downtown Portland, it is the only state park within a metropolitan area. With 8 miles of hiking trails, 3 mile…
David
David
A perfectly beautiful natural area, Tryon Creek Park includes 8 miles of hiking trails and 3.5 miles of horse trails. It also includes 8…
Chris
Chris
This spot is lovely and easy to access from the Cottage. Several hiking trails in the forest and a small interpretive center.
9. Forest Park
9. Forest Park
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42 local reviews
Forest Park, Portland
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Elise
The only forest in the nation within a city. Great running and hiking trails. A gorgeous slice of Portland…
Amy
Tons and tons of hiking trails. We have trail maps in the house for you. A MUST! Closest trail is just up…
Ellen
Incredible park. You'd never guess such a place could exist in a city. Miles of hiking trails!
9. Forest Park
9. Forest Park
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42 local reviews
Forest Park, Portland
Elise
Elise
The only forest in the nation within a city. Great running and hiking trails. A gorgeous slice of Portland and only a seven minute drive…
Amy
Amy
Tons and tons of hiking trails. We have trail maps in the house for you. A MUST! Closest trail is just up Pittock Drive.
Ellen
Ellen
Incredible park. You'd never guess such a place could exist in a city. Miles of hiking trails!
10. Forest Park
10. Forest Park
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54 local reviews
Forest Park, Portland
Open · Closes in 26 minutes
+1 503-823-4492
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Deborah
Forest Park is the largest urban forest in the United States. Over 5000 acres of beautiful hiking trails,…
Torrance
Wonderful hiking trails. We like going to the Dogwood trees for a picnic lunch, or walk to the Rose Garden
Michael
Over 80 miles of Wooded hiking trails only 20 minutes from our house. Truly one of Portland's treasures.
10. Forest Park
10. Forest Park
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54 local reviews
Forest Park, Portland
Open · Closes in 26 minutes
+1 503-823-4492
Deborah
Deborah
Forest Park is the largest urban forest in the United States. Over 5000 acres of beautiful hiking trails, just a 20 min drive from the…
Torrance
Torrance
Wonderful hiking trails. We like going to the Dogwood trees for a picnic lunch, or walk to the Rose Garden
Michael
Michael
Over 80 miles of Wooded hiking trails only 20 minutes from our house. Truly one of Portland's treasures.
11. Mount Tabor
11. Mount Tabor
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83 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
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Bernadette
It's an easy place to hike, it also features picnic areas, sport courts, and miles of paved and unpaved paths…
TaMAra
Mt Tabor is about a mile away and offers hiking trails leading to beautiful views over Portland. This park…
Chris
A few different hiking trails, forested, views of the city on one side, views of Mt. Hood on the other side…
11. Mount Tabor
11. Mount Tabor
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83 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
Bernadette
Bernadette
It's an easy place to hike, it also features picnic areas, sport courts, and miles of paved and unpaved paths. Within the park, there are…
TaMAra
TaMAra
Mt Tabor is about a mile away and offers hiking trails leading to beautiful views over Portland. This park also has free live music and…
Chris
Chris
A few different hiking trails, forested, views of the city on one side, views of Mt. Hood on the other side. Play structure in the forested…
12. Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
12. Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
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61 local reviews
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
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Jen
The Blue Herons love the lake in this refuge. The Springwater Corridor runs along the West side of the park, a…
Jodie
This lovely slice of land is fun on a rainy day or a sunny one! Paved hiking trails or unpaved. Lots of water…
Julia
The other end of the refuge is accessible through Sellwood park where you will find access to a very nice…
12. Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
12. Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
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61 local reviews
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Jen
Jen
The Blue Herons love the lake in this refuge. The Springwater Corridor runs along the West side of the park, a hiking trail along it's East…
Jodie
Jodie
This lovely slice of land is fun on a rainy day or a sunny one! Paved hiking trails or unpaved. Lots of water fowl. This place is crawling…
Julia
Julia
The other end of the refuge is accessible through Sellwood park where you will find access to a very nice hiking trail through a wooded…