Walking Portland, Oregon  by Sybilla Avery Cook

Walking Portland, Oregon Guide Book

by Sybilla Avery Cook (Falcon Guides)
Walking Portland, Oregon  by Sybilla Avery Cook
This compact guidebook will walk you through the best Portland has to offer. It includes step-by-step descriptions and detailed maps of 22 excursions--from half-mile strolls to more rigorous four mile jaunts. It will lead you along the Willamette River, through the elegant downtown and well-preserved older neighborhoods, and along the trails of popular city parks.

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Trails from the "Walking Portland, Oregon" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 22.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 22.

The Portland Audubon Society operates Audubon House, an interpretive center with exhibits of birds and wildlife. They also run a wildlife rehabilitation center specializing in birds. The excellent nat ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 1
Beverly Cleary has been writing award-winning children’s books since the 1950s. Cleary used the Hollywood neighborhood, where she grew up, as the setting for her books about Beezus and Ramona Quimby, ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 7
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This walk begins at Portland’s Pioneer Court- house Square, center of today’s downtown Portland, and easily reached on foot from most downtown hotels. This square has long been the center of the city— ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 3.25
This busy convention and shopping district is easily reached by car, light-rail, bus, or streetcar.
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 4
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This area recently has become a motel and commercial district serving the Portland International Airport. A small pond still remains in the center of the area; it is part of the Columbia River Slough, ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
The addition of the Eastbank Esplanade means that a walker can loop Portland’s east and west riverfronts from the Burnside Bridge to the Hawthorne Bridge, with a variety of interesting views. Both sid ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 3
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This walk through the Eastmoreland area takes you through many different environments. The 18-mile long Springwater Corridor Trail is located on an abandoned railroad line and goes east from here to G ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 2.5
Early Portland included stump-filled land, good soil, and gulches filled with water runoff from the Tualatin Hills. These attracted a wide variety of workers, immigrants from many lands, and a wealthy ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 3
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This paved path takes you through a variety of conifers, with benches and viewpoints along the way to help you enjoy the route.
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 0.5
Stroll through the largest assortment of conifers in the world and see various species of redwood, spruce, fir, cedar, and pine. The Hoyt Arboretum features more than 800 labeled species of trees and ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 2
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Plympton Kelly, an early settler in this neighbor- hood, named this hill “Mount Tabor” after he read about a battle fought by the French against the Muslims near Mount Tabor in Palestine. Not until 19 ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 2
The Hotel deLuxe was formerly the Mallory Hotel, a favorite downtown hotel for many years. Its decor is reminiscent of the glory days of Hollywood, but the Driftwood Room is still original. The Alphab ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 4
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This riverfront area is where Portland originally was founded and developed. Fires destroyed the first wooden buildings, which were replaced by buildings with cast-iron facades. After major downtown f ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 3
The Corbett and Lair Hill walks go through a large collection of historic working-class homes dating from the late 1800s to the early part of the twentieth century. This area, once considered a slum, ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 3
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Lair Hill is named not for a hill but for a man, William Lair Hill. This is the west section of the historic South Portland neighborhood. Families coming along the Oregon Trail and single men seeking ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 3
These urban parks are among the most recent additions to the system. The goals of both parks include providing residents of high-density buildings a pleasant outdoor experience, with places for indivi ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 3
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This walk begins at the central plaza of downtown Portland, easily reached on foot from most downtown hotels. This square, scene of countless festivals and outdoor exhibits, is bordered by department ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 3.25
Only five minutes from Portland International Airport, this 62-acre Roman Catholic sanctuary, founded by the Servites, is a peaceful retreat from the bustle of modern life. Take a leisurely stroll thr ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 1
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This walk begins at the central plaza of downtown Portland, easily reached on foot from most downtown hotels. This square, scene of countless festivals and outdoor exhibits, is bordered by department ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 3.5
This 332-acre park offers sweeping panoramic views, play and picnic areas, tennis courts, a zoo, and an amphitheater for outdoor concerts. It is one of Portland’s oldest and best-loved parks. Former G ...
Portland, OR - Walking - Trail Length: 2
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