Outdoors

Portland is the perfect launch pad for outdoor activities and adventure.

Portland's Forest Park has 70 miles of trails.Portland's Forest Park has 70 miles of trails.

You don’t have to venture far from town to find yourself paddling on a secluded bay, hiking a forested trail or observing native wildlife.

Kid-friendly hikes

Bring the kids to these spots with trails under four miles in length, in or close to the city and bursting with natural beauty.

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Outdoor clothing and gear

The great outdoors isn't just a way of life for Portlanders, it's also big business for local outfitters whose gear will keep you dry and warm in the Northwest and beyond.

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Golf in and around Portland

Golfers love to "go green" in Portland. Tee it up at these area favorites, which feature stunning landscapes and and challenging play.

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Favorite hiking spots

Put on some comfortable shoes and start walking — you’ll be surprised how easy Portland makes it.

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Cycling the Springwater Corridor

Built along a former railway line on the east side of the Willamette River, the Springwater Corridor is a 21-mile-long paved multi-use path for joggers and cyclists.

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From river to forest in Portland

Whether you prefer to travel into Portland’s urban wilds via foot, pedal or paddle, the Rose City offers open-air thrills for adventurers of every stripe.

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Skateboarding in Portland

Portland embraces skateboarding completely, offering indoor and outdoor parks and even designated skateboarding routes downtown.

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Kayaking in and around Portland

When the weather heats up, folks flock to the water. For paddlers, that typically means hitting one the many rivers in and near Portland.

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