Portland by foot

Take a stroll or a hike and discover how easy it is to walk around Portland.

Hiking in Forest ParkHiking in Forest Park

A small, personable downtown with half-size city blocks (200 feet vs. the standard 400-foot monsters) and plentiful public spaces make Portland an ideal city to explore on foot.

With the exception of the West Hills, home to Washington and Forest parks, and the east side’s volcanic cinder cones, which include Mt. Tabor and Rocky Butte, Portland is relatively free of steep inclines.

Portland’s best spots for fall color

Autumnal beauty abounds in Portland, and there are plenty of prime places to revel in leaf-crunching relaxation.

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Where to walk

In addition to Portland’s many pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, your feet can take you to some fantastic places around town.

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Walking tours

Portlanders love to see — and show off — their city on foot. The following tours, led by knowledgeable locals, combine entertainment, education and exercise.

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4T Trail

The 4T trail is a self-guided tour that lets you explore the city — and see some of the best views — without a car.

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