Mill Ends Park

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  • Address: SW Taylor St & SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204, 97204, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-5038237529
  • Time Required: 00:10 Mins
  • Tags: Waterfront, Park, Landmark, Family And Kids, Landmarks, Parks, Playgrounds

Here's an interesting question. How small can a park become before you have to officially stop regarding it as a park. Ponder this question at this Mill Ends park next to the Waterfront Park, which barely a small circle 2 feet across. That was originally intended to be used as a light pole, which never happened, and wreaths and flowers were grown in it instead. The park is officially recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records has the world's smallest park. Butt size is a matter of perspective. According to local legend leprechauns quite enjoy this park and it is for their benefit that it was formed in the first place. It is a cute and weird feature of the city.

How to Reach Mill Ends Park

  • MAX Blue and Red Lines stop Skidmore Fountain MAX Station
  • MAX Green and Orange Lines stop NW 5th & Couch MAX Station
  • By Bus: Portland Streetcar A-Loop; Bus 6 stop NE M L King & E Burnside

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  • Mill Ends Park Address: SW Taylor St & SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204, 97204, United States
  • Mill Ends Park Contact Number: +1-5038237529
  • Mill Ends Park Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Mill Ends Park(preferred time): 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Mill Ends Park: 00:10 Mins
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  • 1.03% of people who visit Portland include Mill Ends Park in their plan

  • 20% of people start their Mill Ends Park visit around 4 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Mill Ends Park

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

80% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mill Ends Park

People normally club together Hawthorne Bridge and The Alibi Tiki Lounge while planning their visit to Mill Ends Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Mill Ends Park Reviews & Ratings

  • Great little (and I mean, Little) park near Portland's Riverfront. Very easy to miss, as it's literally in the middle of the street. The sign is adorable. Read up on its history online - otherwise you might not understand what the fuss is about.

  • Most fun I have had in a park in a long time. Well kept and no trash.

  • One of the most amazing parks I've ever visited! :)) or maybe it felt best because of the company I had with me that day? In any case, it was a wonderful experience visiting this place, especially since I had built up quite some expectations. Do yourself a favor and visit this grand place; have a laugh, take some great shots and leave the place clean and protected. Remember, be respectful of nature and all that is in it, no matter the size.

  • Tiny cute park. Not much to do here though lol. There's a fountain nearby to hang out at.

  • Amazing park! Such an easy walk it feels like you could walk right over it. This park is so hard to find if you sneeze you'll miss it. There's no shade so bring your own. There's no place to lay so don't think about staying long!

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