Forest Park Neighborhood GuideForest Park is located in northwest Portland and is bordered by the Northwest Heights, Nob Hill and Linnton neighborhoods. Forest Park is an urban neighborhood and is on the border of downtown Portland which means a quick five to ten minute commute into downtown proper in most traffic conditions.
Forest Park is not only a defined Portland neighborhood, but an urban city
park as well. The park itself is truly a slice of lush green heaven. 5,155.75
acres sit smack dab in the middle of Portland. Popular for its many foot and
bike trails, equestrian trails and intoxicating natural beauty, the park is a
destination spot for many locals looking to relax, exercise and enjoy the
outdoors. Residents can walk or bike to close-by northwest neighborhoods and
downtown Portland. Forest Park neighbors many major Portland attractions
such as the Oregon Zoo, the Forestry Center, the Children's Museum, the Japanese
Gardens, the Rose Gardens, the Vietnam and Holocaust Memorials.
Forest Park One of the most beautiful parks in the country, Forest Park offers miles of hiking trails through lush green woodland. This park truly personifies the Pacific Northwest. Starting at NW 29th Ave and Upshur and spanning all the way to Newberry Road, Forest Park sits smack dab in the middle of Portland, literally neighboring downtown Portland. Enjoy hours of foot, bike and equestrian trails all while relaxing in the intoxicating natural beauty. Forest Park is dog friendly- your four-legged friends will love it here!
Washington Park Playground, soccer field, lighted tennis courts, hiking, wedding site
Hoyt Arboretum Hiking and picnic site
Japanese Gardens Stunning authentic Japanese garden
Hillside Park Basketball courts, tennis courts, playground, soccer field
Portland Heights Park Basketball courts, lighted tennis courts, playground, soccer and softball fields
Macleay Park Hiking trails
Holman Property Natural area
Marquam Nature Park Hiking
Multnomah County Library - Northwest Portland
Religious Organizations (churches, synagogues, places of worship, private schools)
Neighborhood Public Transit - bus routes, train stops, etc.
Forest Park Neighborhood VibeCommunity focused. A good mix of young folks, singletons, and established families. More well-to-do than not. A little yuppy, a little hippy, image and health conscious, dog walkers, joggers, bicyclists are Forest Park staples.
Forest Park Zip Code 97229
Forest Park Real Estate
The neighborhood consists of mostly older style Portland homes. Homes run the gamut of 20th century architecture, from classic Bungalow, to Old Portland, to Cape Cod, Four Square and more. There is also a smattering of apartments and condos in the area.
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