Powell Butte Nature Park

Portland, Oregon 97236

Powell Butte Nature Park

Powell Butte Nature Park Professional Review and Guide

"Powell Butte Nature Park is located on an extinct volcano that features diverse habitats and wildlife. This 611-acre park has more than 9.0 miles of interconnecting trails that wind through open grassy meadows, old fruit orchards, and thick woodlands made up of western red cedar, Douglas fir, alder, and bigleaf maple trees.

The city of Portland is full of surprises, and Powell Butte Nature Park is one of the best. This 611-acre park has more than 9.0 miles of trails for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. Rich in plant and animal diversity, this urban park is characterized by forests of bigleaf maple, Douglas fir, Pacific dogwood, rolling meadows, and an old apple, pear, and walnut orchard."

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Trail Information

Portland
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
3.5
Distance
220 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1.5-2 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Portland Parks and Recreation, 1120 Southwest Fifth Ave., Ste. 1302, Portland 97204; (503) 823-7529; www.portlandoregon.gov/parks
Local Contacts
USGS:Gladstone, Damascus; Maptech CD: Newport/Portland/Mount Hood/The Dalles; park trail map available online at www.friendsofpowellbutte.org/#!map; Delorme:Oregon Atlas & Gazetteer, page 60 A4
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Jul 2018