Forest Park

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 8 publications
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    Photo: Mike Rohrig
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    Photo: Mike Rohrig
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Top 1% in Portland About the TripExpert Score

8 expert recommendations



At 5,000 acres, it's the country's largest urban wilderness.


Condé Nast Traveler

New Yorkers have Central Park, and Portlanders have Forest Park, a sprawling 5,100-acre wilderness that’s a short walk from the shops and restaurants of Northwest 23rd Street. Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

One of the nation's largest urban wildernesses (5,000 acres), this city-owned, car-free park, has more than 50 species of birds and mammals and more than 70 miles of trails. Full review →


Frommer's 34

One of the largest urban parks in North America, this forest is part of a 9,000-acre park system that forms a wildlife corridor to the Coast Range. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Not many cities have 5100 acres of temperature rainforest within their limits, but then not many cities are like Portland. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

On a 1903 visit to Portland, landscape designer John Olmsted drew up a city park plan calling for "a succession of ravines and spurs covered with remarkably beautiful woods Full review →


Not For Tourists

Aptly named park. Great for picnics, sasquatch hunting. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Much beloved by locals, this park is one of the largest natural areas in any city in the U.S. Filled with fiddlehead ferns, take your time wandering through the winding Wildwood Trail,... Full review →

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