Forest Park

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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    Photo: Szapucki
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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

7 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 →

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