Best islands in Portland

Check out the top islands in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Sauvie Island
1. Sauvie Island
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108 local reviews
Sauvie Island
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Amber
Sauvie Island is one of my favorite places in the Portland area. It is the most lovely escape from the city. O…
Eddie
Get Physical When you’re ready to burn some energy, tee up at nearby Heron Lakes Golf Club, a certified Audubo…
Eddie
Get Physical When you’re ready to burn some energy, tee up at nearby Heron Lakes Golf Club, a certiZed Audubon…
1. Sauvie Island
1. Sauvie Island
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108 local reviews
Sauvie Island
Amber
Amber
Sauvie Island is one of my favorite places in the Portland area. It is the most lovely escape from the city. Only a 20 minute drive outside …
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 champions…
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 championsh…
2. Kruger's Farm Market
2. Kruger's Farm Market
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18 local reviews
2310 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland
+1 503-235-0314
Grocery or supermarketStorePoint of interest
Kai
Enjoy fruits & veggies from Kruger farms on Sauvies Island with some imported veggies as well. Also farm fresh…
Shamus And Ashley
An awesome array of locally produced honey, fruit and veggies from Sauvies Island open YEAR ROUND! Plus they h…
Yelena
Local farm located on Sauvie Island. You can buy fresh veggies and eggs here, not to mention there is some spl…
2. Kruger's Farm Market
2. Kruger's Farm Market
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18 local reviews
2310 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland
+1 503-235-0314
Kai
Kai
Enjoy fruits & veggies from Kruger farms on Sauvies Island with some imported veggies as well. Also farm fresh eggs & dairy. Flying Fish Co…
Shamus And Ashley
Shamus And Ashley
An awesome array of locally produced honey, fruit and veggies from Sauvies Island open YEAR ROUND! Plus they have introduced a new fish stan…
Yelena
Yelena
Local farm located on Sauvie Island. You can buy fresh veggies and eggs here, not to mention there is some splendid FISH.
3. Elk Rock Island
3. Elk Rock Island
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9 local reviews
Elk Rock Island
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Natalie
Be daring, cross the Willamette on foot to access this lovely, historic island. Land bridge emerges when river…
Alexis And Aaron
It's a fun short walk from our house to this island! You can walk/run around the whole island, with views of …
Melanie
Small park and trail around island when land bridge is open. When water is high enjoy a relaxing riverside for…
3. Elk Rock Island
3. Elk Rock Island
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9 local reviews
Elk Rock Island
Natalie
Natalie
Be daring, cross the Willamette on foot to access this lovely, historic island. Land bridge emerges when river is low. Otherwise water is ne…
Alexis And Aaron
Alexis And Aaron
It's a fun short walk from our house to this island! You can walk/run around the whole island, with views of downtown Portland. (Enter fro…
Melanie
Melanie
Small park and trail around island when land bridge is open. When water is high enjoy a relaxing riverside forest walk.
4. Portland Kayak Company
4. Portland Kayak Company
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20 local reviews
6600 SW Macadam Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-459-4050
Travel agencyStorePoint of interest
Amy
Rent a kayak or stand up paddleboard from these friendly people. A nice paddle around Ross Island takes you ab…
Peter
Kayak rental for paddling trips on the Willamette, including scenic Ross Island and its quiet zone, off limits…
Jess
Check out the river by kayak! Rent a kayak for a couple of hours and tour the inlets and islands for a unique …
4. Portland Kayak Company
4. Portland Kayak Company
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20 local reviews
6600 SW Macadam Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-459-4050
Amy
Amy
Rent a kayak or stand up paddleboard from these friendly people. A nice paddle around Ross Island takes you about 4 hours, including time fo…
Peter
Peter
Kayak rental for paddling trips on the Willamette, including scenic Ross Island and its quiet zone, off limits to motor boats, thank goodnes…
Jess
Jess
Check out the river by kayak! Rent a kayak for a couple of hours and tour the inlets and islands for a unique look at bridge city.
5. Scappoose Bay Paddling Center
5. Scappoose Bay Paddling Center
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4 local reviews
57420 Old Portland Rd, Warren
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-397-2161
Travel agencyStorePoint of interest
Rose
Scappoose Bay provides rental kyaks and the staff are extremely helpful. It's location allows for excellent o…
Jeannine
Great place to rent kayaks or canoes and explore the waterways along Scappoose and Sauvies Island.
5. Scappoose Bay Paddling Center
5. Scappoose Bay Paddling Center
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4 local reviews
57420 Old Portland Rd, Warren
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-397-2161
Rose
Rose
Scappoose Bay provides rental kyaks and the staff are extremely helpful. It's location allows for excellent opportunites to explore Sauvie …
Jeannine
Jeannine
Great place to rent kayaks or canoes and explore the waterways along Scappoose and Sauvies Island.
6. Sauvie Island Farms
6. Sauvie Island Farms
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9 local reviews
19818 NW Sauvie Island Rd, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-621-3988
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Melissa
From Travel Portland: Natural playgrounds don’t come much bigger than Sauvie Island — at 24,000 acres. For a q…
Lori
The entire Sauvie Island is amazing! There are family friendly beaches, clothing optional beaches and many w…
6. Sauvie Island Farms
6. Sauvie Island Farms
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9 local reviews
19818 NW Sauvie Island Rd, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-621-3988
Melissa
Melissa
From Travel Portland: Natural playgrounds don’t come much bigger than Sauvie Island — at 24,000 acres. For a quick nature excursion, take th…
Lori
Lori
The entire Sauvie Island is amazing! There are family friendly beaches, clothing optional beaches and many wonderful family run farms. Thr…
7. The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island (closed for season)
7. The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island (closed for season)
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4 local reviews
16511 NW Gillihan Rd, Portland
+1 503-621-3874
CafeGrocery or supermarketStore
Jeannine
Visit this iconic farm store that has been feeding and entertaining generations since 1960. Petting barn, gre…
Emily
The best you-pick farm on the Island! Use the local discount card from the welcome binder to get a 10% discoun…
7. The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island (closed for season)
7. The Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island (closed for season)
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4 local reviews
16511 NW Gillihan Rd, Portland
+1 503-621-3874
Jeannine
Jeannine
Visit this iconic farm store that has been feeding and entertaining generations since 1960. Petting barn, great u pick produce and fresh fl…
Emily
Emily
The best you-pick farm on the Island! Use the local discount card from the welcome binder to get a 10% discount on all your fresh produce.
8. Frenchman's Bar Regional Park
8. Frenchman's Bar Regional Park
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5 local reviews
9612 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver
+1 360-397-2285
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Angela
This park is great for jogging, picnics, and lounging on the beach. Located right on the Columbia River, you c…
Martha
Huge open beach park on the Columbia River. Across from Sauvie Island. Ride your bike there!
8. Frenchman's Bar Regional Park
8. Frenchman's Bar Regional Park
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5 local reviews
9612 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver
+1 360-397-2285
Angela
Angela
This park is great for jogging, picnics, and lounging on the beach. Located right on the Columbia River, you can see Sauvie Island, OR, righ…
Martha
Martha
Huge open beach park on the Columbia River. Across from Sauvie Island. Ride your bike there!
9. Mocks Crest
9. Mocks Crest
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28 local reviews
2206 N Skidmore Ct, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-823-7529
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Kivett
This park is referred to colloquially as "The Bluffs." There is an expansive view of downtown, Swan Island, an…
Duston & Genevieve
Popular local picnic spot with views of Portland's Willamette river and industrial area of Swan Island. Take a…
9. Mocks Crest
9. Mocks Crest
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28 local reviews
2206 N Skidmore Ct, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-823-7529
Kivett
Kivett
This park is referred to colloquially as "The Bluffs." There is an expansive view of downtown, Swan Island, and even Cathedral Bridge in St…
Duston & Genevieve
Duston & Genevieve
Popular local picnic spot with views of Portland's Willamette river and industrial area of Swan Island. Take a bike ride here and bring snac…
10. Kama'aina
10. Kama'aina
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4 local reviews
1910 Main St, Forest Grove
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(503) 430-0465
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jarmaine
Kevin the owner is a local boy from Hawaii who brings not only the island foods, but the Aloha Spirit to Fores…
Carolyn
Authentic Island Cuisine / Amazing Poke!
10. Kama'aina
10. Kama'aina
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4 local reviews
1910 Main St, Forest Grove
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(503) 430-0465
Jarmaine
Jarmaine
Kevin the owner is a local boy from Hawaii who brings not only the island foods, but the Aloha Spirit to Forest Grove and makes sure he take…
Carolyn
Carolyn
Authentic Island Cuisine / Amazing Poke!
11. Manaia Coffee House and Island Grill
11. Manaia Coffee House and Island Grill
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2 local reviews
203 E Main St, Hillsboro
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
(503) 747-7039
CafeRestaurantFood
Julie & Tom
Great breakfast and lunch with an island flair. Excellent Longbottom Coffee served as well!
Ryan
Coffee shop and pacific island food
11. Manaia Coffee House and Island Grill
11. Manaia Coffee House and Island Grill
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2 local reviews
203 E Main St, Hillsboro
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
(503) 747-7039
Julie & Tom
Julie & Tom
Great breakfast and lunch with an island flair. Excellent Longbottom Coffee served as well!
Ryan
Ryan
Coffee shop and pacific island food
12. New Seasons Market
12. New Seasons Market
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237 local reviews
5320 NE 33rd Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens in 14 minutes
+1 503-288-3838
Grocery or supermarketFloristBakery
M.
Full service store with local and fresh in mind. Breakfast and lunch bar cover the basics, or grab a wide sele…
12. New Seasons Market
12. New Seasons Market
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237 local reviews
5320 NE 33rd Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens in 14 minutes
+1 503-288-3838
M.
M.
Full service store with local and fresh in mind. Breakfast and lunch bar cover the basics, or grab a wide selection of food at the deli befo…