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Forest Park, Portland

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Hiking Trail
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. Make Forest Park part of your personalized Portland itinerary using our Portland holiday planner.
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  • Great "urban" park! Just minutes away from downtown & yet feels a world away!! You must visit to get back to nature!!  more »
  • If you are visiting or live in Portland Forest Park is a must. It is a beautiful forest with great hiking, biking and dog walking trails.  more »
  • Get a trail map. It may help. There are lots of trails, miles of trails. Dogs on leash but not always. Leash law protects the resident wildlife habitat. Not many toilet facilities. Just one port a pot...  more »