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Fall Hiking in Silver Falls State Park

Hiking

As the summer winds down, we’ve got our sights set on cool mornings, fall colors, and brisk walks through the forest. Here in Portland, there is no shortage of wonderful places that we love to explore, but our absolute favorite place to play in the fall is the gorgeous, magical, absolutely enchanting, ever-amazing, Silver Falls State Park!     Located a…

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Portland Birding and the Audubon Society

Wildlife

It’s no secret that Portland is passionate about a great many things… food trucks — well, food in general, — green spaces, recycling, the Trail Blazers, and the Timbers, just to name a few; but the residents of Rose City are also incredibly passionate about our birds! If you’ve seen the hit comedy show “Portlandia,”…

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Surfing the Oregon Coast at Smuggler Cove

Day Trips

When you think of the Oregon Coast, surfing might not be the first thing that comes to mind. We get it! For most of the year, Oregon’s rocky shoreline is cold, rainy, and downright wintery. We certainly aren’t suggesting that you throw on a bikini or board shorts – but with the right gear (think…. the thickest wetsuit possible),…

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Fun-Filled U-Pick Day Trips from Portland

Day Trips

Summer is prime picking season for a variety of berries and fruits. If you are in Portland, why not check out some of these amazing farms and orchards. You’ll enjoy some amazing scenery, and if you don’t eat it all of your scrumptious loot right away, you’ll leave with some delicious produce!   Sauvie Island Sauvie Island…

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Our Favorite Gardens Near Downtown Portland

Gardens

If you’ve ever visited the Pacific Northwest, you know that scenery = greenery. The Willamette Valley is teeming with deciduous and evergreen forests, and in Portland specifically, you’ll find plenty of city parks boasting giant maples, Douglas firs, and Elm trees – providing summer-time picnickers with the perfect shady place to lay their blankets.   The…

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Our Top Picks for Best Hiking Near Downtown Portland

Hiking

It’s no secret that Portland is home to a plethora of green spaces, city parks, outdoor gear junkies, and hiking enthusiasts. Year round, Portlanders lace up their trail shoes and enjoy a vast network of hiking opportunities in beautiful forests right in their own backyards. While the local population certainly boasts a willingness to hike even…

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