Adventurous things to do in Portland

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  1. Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

    #1 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

    Tags: Outdoors, Hiking Trail, Scenic Drive

    Address: Cascade Locks, OR 97014, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is stretched over 292,500 acres connecting the Sandy River with the Deschutes. The river takes its course through Oregon and three Washington counties whi...Read more

  2. Forest Park

    #2 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Forest Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Biking Trail, Adventure, Nature

    Address: Portland, OR 97231, USA

    Timings: 05:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Portland is reputed of its greenery with ample of tress embracing the residents of the city. I bet as a tourist you won’t be able to neglect the beauty of the lush green vegetation that will lur...Read more

  3. Hoyt Arboretum

    #3 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Hoyt Arboretum

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Hiking Trail, Adventure Sport

    Address: 4000 SW Fairview Blvd, Portland, OR 97221, United States

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:30 pm Details

    Hoyt Arboretum is a lush green park with beautiful blooming flowers and hiking trails. This park is an ideal place for family outing and romantic evenings. The Arboretum is strategically located in th...Read more

  4. Tryon Creek State Park

    #4 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Tryon Creek State Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Biking Trail

    Address: Tryon Creek State Natural Area, Portland, OR 97219

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This 645 Acre state park actually lies within the municipality of Portland. It is a very popular place to hike, bicycle and even go horse riding. There are multiple riding loops, jogging trails, and h...Read more

  5. Oaks Amusement Park

    #5 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Oaks Amusement Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Amusement Park, Entertainment, Picnic Spot

    Address: 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202, United States

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 09:00 pm Details

    The Oaks Amusement Park is an entertaining park that will take you back in time brushing through your most fond old memories. The idea of a fun day for kids is usually some good rides, surprises, gift...Read more

  6. Sauvie Island Wildlife Area

    #6 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Sauvie Island Wildlife Area

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Wildlife Park, View Point

    Address: 18330 NW Sauvie Island Rd, Portland, OR 97231

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a massive Century, almost 12000 acres worth of land used for the preservation of wildlife but also recreationally. Activities such as hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and a bird-watching a...Read more

  7. Wahclella Falls

    #7 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Wahclella Falls

    Tags: Outdoors, Waterfall, Hiking Trail, Adventure

    Address: 61778 -.95124, 45 CO-121, Cascade Locks, OR 97014

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This waterfall is a part of Tanner Creek, a tributary of the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. The access is from Bonneville. The hike to the waterfalls is not only great for beginners but i...Read more

  8. Milo McIver State Park

    #8 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Milo McIver State Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Camp, Safari, Hiking Trail

    Address: Milo McIver State Park, Estacada, OR 97023

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Less than a one hour drive outside of Portland you will find the Milo McIver State Park, named in honor of an Oregon Highway commission member. It's popular among locals for use for camping, hiking, h...Read more

  9. Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

    #9 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

    Tags: Trail, Waterfront, Wildlife Park, Hiking Trail

    Address: SE Milwaukie Ave & SE Mitchell St, Portland, OR 97202

    Timings: 05:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    These 141 acres worth of floodplains wetlands on the east of the Willamette River are technically considered a part Portland parks. It is managed by the Portland Parks and Recreation Department, in co...Read more

  10. Marquam Nature Park

    #10 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Marquam Nature Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Hiking Trail, Nature

    Address: SW Marquam St, Portland, OR 97201

    Timings: 05:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Established in 1979 this park is almost entirely given over to hiking. It is part of Marquam Trail, a connection in the 40 mile loop system of hiking areas around Oregon. That said the park itself has...Read more

  11. Audubon Society Of Portland

    #11 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Audubon Society Of Portland

    Tags: Wildlife Park, Hiking Trail, Nature, Bird Watching

    Address: 5151 NW Cornell Rd, Portland, OR 97210

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is one of the oldest organizations dedicated to conserving wildlife and nature in the United States. It was founded in 1909. Visitors will have a chance to check out not only the Nature Center bu...Read more

  12. Oneonta Gorge

    #12 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Oneonta Gorge

    Tags: View Point, Waterfall, Hiking Trail, Adventure

    Address: E Crown Point Hwy, Cascade Locks, OR 97014, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Oneonta Gorge is sure to mesmerize your senses with its gorgeous view and adventure. The gorge is situated between two hills making hiking a part of a visit to this place. The surroundings are tra...Read more

  13. Portland International Raceway

    #13 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Portland International Raceway

    Tags: Sport, Walking Area, Race Track

    Address: 1940 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR 97217, United States

    Timings: 07:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    The International Raceway of Portland is a 2 mile course with a motocross track and a drag strip well accommodated in a 300 acre park ideal for picnics, events, shows, races and a lot more. The intern...Read more

  14. Trillium Lake

    #14 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Trillium Lake

    Tags: Outdoors, Water Body, Camp, Hiking Trail

    Address: Trillium Lake Rd, Government Camp, OR 97028, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Trillium Lake offers a picturesque view of Mount Hood and makes for a gorgeous backdrop with tall towering pine trees and a serene, tranquilizing atmosphere. The lake is otherwise ideal for day pi...Read more

  15. Council Crest Park

    #15 of 18 Adventure Activities in Portland
    Council Crest Park

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Hiking Trail, Nature

    Address: SW Council Crest Dr, Portland, OR 97239

    Timings: 05:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    At 1073 feet above sea level this park was originally known as Talbert's Mountain. According to local Legend the name the park has today comes from a time when Native Americans would build signal fire...Read more

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