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Forest Park, Portland

4.8
#1 of 112 in Trails in Oregon
As one of the largest urban forests in the United States, Forest Park has a great network of trails for walking, hiking, biking, and even horse-back riding. The Willwood Trail, being the most significant, has about 48.6 km (30.2 mi) worth of trail and will give you an opportunity to check out the extensive plant and animal life located in this 2,064 hectare (5,100 acre) park. Bobcats, flying squirrels, and elk, are among the mammal species found here while birds such as owls and woodpeckers are common. Vegetation can vary from berry bushes to numerous tree species to violet and trillium wildflowers. Rain within the park is frequent so make sure to bring a rain coat. Use our Portland day trip planning app to visit Forest Park on your trip to Portland, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • My girlfriend and myself went to this park together and it was great. Beautiful scenery with nicely maintained trails. Will make it back next time we visit Portland.  more »
  • It is suitable for exercise and can feel nature, so I have the memory that I exercise very pleasantly. The hotel is very close to the airport.
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