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Parks & nature in Southeast Portland, Portland

Park
“Enormous and beautiful local park with lots of beautiful spots to picnic and play. ”
251 locals recommend
Playground
“Great outdoor area that makes you feel like you're out of the city! Good for walking, jogging, wandering, relaxing.”
213 locals recommend
Theme Park
“This is an amusement park located right outside of Portland, and is about 1.5 to 2 hours from the house. If your kids are in the mood to go to go on tons of rides all day, this would be a great choice. It is reasonably priced as well. ”
105 locals recommend
Garden
“One of my favorite gardens year round. The large pond is home to overwintering birds as well as the local populations. No matter what season, the park is beautiful.”
95 locals recommend
Park
“Refuge featuring wetlands & deciduous forest with foot/bike paths, native plants & wildlife.”
67 locals recommend
Park
“A hidden gem, with wide meadows covered in wildflowers and berries, an old oak forest, apple grove, and a back section that takes you into the Douglas Firs and ferns so typical of the Pacific Northwest. This park has it all, sun and shade, wildlife sightings, and a great view of Mt. Hood. The park has bike and horse trails, and is a favorite for many on the East side of Portland.”
36 locals recommend
Playground
“Wonderful park to run, bike and exercise in. It has an incredible nature playground for families. Bocci & petanque courts Small boat pond Creek”
25 locals recommend
Park
“Tennis courts, basketball court, community gardens and green space. Plus, fun people watching. ”
33 locals recommend
Park
“Great area to hike, jog, or walk your dog(s). In the summer there's free live music. Relaxed environment with beautiful views.”
32 locals recommend
Playground
“This Science museum is packed with fun for the kids. Many hands on activities and games for the whole family to explore.”
24 locals recommend
Park
“One of the many access points for the Springwater Corridor Trail connecting to downtown Portland”
14 locals recommend
Gym
“Go to the front desk and buy a $6 one-day pass, and you can use the gym, pool, brilliant hot tub, and take any fitness, yoga or pilates classes you want. Take your own padlock if you want to use the lockers and be aware that not all locks fit their lockers so if you have a couple take them along!”
22 locals recommend
Dog Run
“Four houses away from the studio brings you to the amazing Sellwood Park. If you have time for a walk, this is a must!!! At the northend, you will find a trailhead that leads down and around the 140 acre wetland of Oaks Bottom. It's a beautiful mixture of forested trails, water, and wild life! Either walk out and back or make it a loop. Depending on your direction, you may walk past our old historic Oaks Chapel, the oldest, one-story church in Oregon. View the Willamette River, 100-year-Oaks Skating Rink and Amuzement Park, and the city skyline along the way!”
23 locals recommend
Park
“Ladds Addition is a nice hike from our house. Check out the community maintained rose gardens and the forested traffic circle. Palio Dessert and Espresso is a great place for coffee, dessert, and studying.”
19 locals recommend
Playground
“Great place to hike, play tennis, picnic or enjoy the playground! The view is breathtaking! The forested park covers an extinct volcano.”
14 locals recommend
Park
“In the spring, the westside of the river is lined with blooming cherry trees. It's a beautiful park. Among the many events are staged here, are Portland's Pride celebration, the Fun Center during the Rose Festival, and the Blues Festival. ”
20 locals recommend