Best Mountains in Portland

Check out the top Mountains in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Forest Park
1. Forest Park
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518 local reviews
Forest Park, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-823-4492
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Judith
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than 80 mil…
Joe
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is one of the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than…
Pasha
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than 80 mil…
1. Forest Park
1. Forest Park
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518 local reviews
Forest Park, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 503-823-4492
Judith
Judith
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than 80 miles of soft-surface trails, fir…
Joe
Joe
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is one of the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than 80 miles of soft-surface trai…
Pasha
Pasha
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than 80 miles of soft-surface trails, fir…
2. Pittock Mansion
2. Pittock Mansion
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284 local reviews
3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-823-3623
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Ben
Pittock Mansion is a famous mansion sitting on a mountain overlooking downtown Portland. Located in Forest Pa…
Judith
Henry Pittock took years to build this home, lived in it only for a few years. It's open to the public (thoug…
Jacks
Best views of Portland. You can see up to 4 mountains on a clear day. Don't go if it's not clear, and the mans…
2. Pittock Mansion
2. Pittock Mansion
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284 local reviews
3229 NW Pittock Dr, Portland
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 503-823-3623
Ben
Ben
Pittock Mansion is a famous mansion sitting on a mountain overlooking downtown Portland. Located in Forest Park, it's also near many hiking…
Judith
Judith
Henry Pittock took years to build this home, lived in it only for a few years. It's open to the public (though there is a fee) but from the…
Jacks
Jacks
Best views of Portland. You can see up to 4 mountains on a clear day. Don't go if it's not clear, and the mansion itself isn't worth the $9 …
3. Mount Tabor
3. Mount Tabor
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265 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
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Gene Freeheart And Heidi
Majestic peaceful mountain park. Plenty of walking paths and trails. Walk through the sliced cone of our own …
Bob And Karen
The only active volcano within a city limits in the USA. Climb to the top and see the panoramic view of the ci…
Tom
We walk to this park almost every day - views of the city and surrounding mountains. Many trails to run/walk. …
3. Mount Tabor
3. Mount Tabor
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265 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
Gene Freeheart And Heidi
Gene Freeheart And Heidi
Majestic peaceful mountain park. Plenty of walking paths and trails. Walk through the sliced cone of our own volcano. A playground for kids…
Bob And Karen
Bob And Karen
The only active volcano within a city limits in the USA. Climb to the top and see the panoramic view of the city and the mountains around. S…
Tom
Tom
We walk to this park almost every day - views of the city and surrounding mountains. Many trails to run/walk. Walk north on 60th Ave, cross …
4. Portland City Grill
4. Portland City Grill
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152 local reviews
111 SW 5th Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-450-0030
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Laura
One of my personal favorites for a romantic date night or special event. This steak and seafood menu is awesom…
Sydney & Jeremy
Award-winning bar & restaurant with unsurpassed views of the city and the Cascade Mountains from atop the 30th…
Shamus And Ashley
Award-winning bar & restaurant with unsurpassed views of the city and the Cascade Mountains from atop the 30th…
4. Portland City Grill
4. Portland City Grill
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152 local reviews
111 SW 5th Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 503-450-0030
Laura
Laura
One of my personal favorites for a romantic date night or special event. This steak and seafood menu is awesome, and they have an outrageous…
Sydney & Jeremy
Sydney & Jeremy
Award-winning bar & restaurant with unsurpassed views of the city and the Cascade Mountains from atop the 30th floor. Look up their excellen…
Shamus And Ashley
Shamus And Ashley
Award-winning bar & restaurant with unsurpassed views of the city and the Cascade Mountains from atop the 30th floor. Excellent Happy Hours …
5. Council Crest Park
5. Council Crest Park
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46 local reviews
1120 SW Council Crest Dr, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
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Phil
Council Crest is thought to be the highest point in Portland at 1,073 feet above sea level. Originally known a…
Sheryl
You can hike here on the Marquam Trail or drive up just for the view. It's the highest point in Portland -- yo…
Kristin
A short hike and stunning views! The highest point in Portland... you can see all four major mountains in the …
5. Council Crest Park
5. Council Crest Park
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46 local reviews
1120 SW Council Crest Dr, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Phil
Phil
Council Crest is thought to be the highest point in Portland at 1,073 feet above sea level. Originally known as Talbot's Mountain after its …
Sheryl
Sheryl
You can hike here on the Marquam Trail or drive up just for the view. It's the highest point in Portland -- you'll see three snow covered mo…
Kristin
Kristin
A short hike and stunning views! The highest point in Portland... you can see all four major mountains in the distance on a clear day or sim…
6. Powell Butte Nature Park
6. Powell Butte Nature Park
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35 local reviews
16160 SE Powell Blvd, Portland
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 503-823-6131
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Ann
Powell Butte is about 8 miles from our home, so it's something you would drive to, but totally worth it for a …
Sándor
7 minute drive to park with views of surrounding mountains, Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Adams…
Christopher
Close to the house. This is where we go if we want to get in nature quickly! On a clear day, great views of…
6. Powell Butte Nature Park
6. Powell Butte Nature Park
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35 local reviews
16160 SE Powell Blvd, Portland
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 503-823-6131
Ann
Ann
Powell Butte is about 8 miles from our home, so it's something you would drive to, but totally worth it for a bike ride to the top or a nice…
Sándor
Sándor
7 minute drive to park with views of surrounding mountains, Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Adams. Wildlife such as deer and bi…
Christopher
Christopher
Close to the house. This is where we go if we want to get in nature quickly! On a clear day, great views of the mountains in the area.
7. Rocky Butte Park
7. Rocky Butte Park
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50 local reviews
3102 NE Rocky Butte Rd, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
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Sheryl & Rick
Just up the road. On an extinct cinder cone, this odd, but beautiful old stone fortress-like lookout offers a…
Chad & Serra
If you're a jogger this is a great jog, or you can drive up to the top. From the gothic terrace on top, you c…
Rebecca
Drive to the top and you'll find a great 360 degree view of the greater Portland area. Get the lay of the land…
7. Rocky Butte Park
7. Rocky Butte Park
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50 local reviews
3102 NE Rocky Butte Rd, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Sheryl & Rick
Sheryl & Rick
Just up the road. On an extinct cinder cone, this odd, but beautiful old stone fortress-like lookout offers a great panorama of the city, r…
Chad & Serra
Chad & Serra
If you're a jogger this is a great jog, or you can drive up to the top. From the gothic terrace on top, you can see a 360 degree view of th…
Rebecca
Rebecca
Drive to the top and you'll find a great 360 degree view of the greater Portland area. Get the lay of the land, and see the mountains. Smooc…
8. Mt Tabor Park
8. Mt Tabor Park
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185 local reviews
SE Salmon St, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Robert
A quick walk across 60th Ave will put you in a Portland park that will give you views of mountains (Mt. Hood, …
Jason
It's a mountain in the middle of the city! More like a tall hill actually. There are stairs to the top and fro…
Kari
It's an athlete's training ground or a kids dreamland :) the park winds around on paths, up and down the mount…
8. Mt Tabor Park
8. Mt Tabor Park
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185 local reviews
SE Salmon St, Portland
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 503-823-7529
Robert
Robert
A quick walk across 60th Ave will put you in a Portland park that will give you views of mountains (Mt. Hood, St. Hellens), stunning sunrise…
Jason
Jason
It's a mountain in the middle of the city! More like a tall hill actually. There are stairs to the top and from there you can see great view…
Kari
Kari
It's an athlete's training ground or a kids dreamland :) the park winds around on paths, up and down the mountain, with breathtaking views o…
9. Cooper Mountain Nature Park
9. Cooper Mountain Nature Park
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18 local reviews
18892 Southwest Kemmer Road, Beaverton
+1 503-645-6433
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Naomi
Address 18892 SW Kemmer Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007 Favorite thing: listen to bird calls through the Today: 7:11…
Theresa
Try this walking park located a mile west of us on Cooper Mountain with beautiful views. No dogs, but there a…
George
Beautiful trails, stunning views of the mountains, and the sound of birds. Great place for a run, hike or a pi…
9. Cooper Mountain Nature Park
9. Cooper Mountain Nature Park
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18 local reviews
18892 Southwest Kemmer Road, Beaverton
+1 503-645-6433
Naomi
Naomi
Address 18892 SW Kemmer Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007 Favorite thing: listen to bird calls through the Today: 7:11 AM to 5:33 PM Easy to moderat…
Theresa
Theresa
Try this walking park located a mile west of us on Cooper Mountain with beautiful views. No dogs, but there are easy trails and a play stru…
George
George
Beautiful trails, stunning views of the mountains, and the sound of birds. Great place for a run, hike or a picnic. 5min drive away.
10. South Waterfront Lower Tram Terminal
10. South Waterfront Lower Tram Terminal
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59 local reviews
3303 SW Bond Ave, Portland
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+1 503-494-8283
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Angel
Those looking for an adventure can ride the aerial tram located at OHSU hosiptal. It goes from SW waterfront t…
Natalie
The last leg of many OHSU employee's commutes, this tram is open to the public and has a view of several famou…
Chris & Banning
This may be how the OHSU staff travels between campuses, but it's also a tourist hot spot. Ride the tram up t…
10. South Waterfront Lower Tram Terminal
10. South Waterfront Lower Tram Terminal
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59 local reviews
3303 SW Bond Ave, Portland
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+1 503-494-8283
Angel
Angel
Those looking for an adventure can ride the aerial tram located at OHSU hosiptal. It goes from SW waterfront to the top of Marquam hill, whe…
Natalie
Natalie
The last leg of many OHSU employee's commutes, this tram is open to the public and has a view of several famous mountains. The whole experie…
Chris & Banning
Chris & Banning
This may be how the OHSU staff travels between campuses, but it's also a tourist hot spot. Ride the tram up the hill and see the mountains …
11. International Rose Test Garden
11. International Rose Test Garden
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235 local reviews
400 SW Kingston Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+1 503-823-3636
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
David
The International Rose Test Garden is a rose garden in Washington Park in Portland, Oregon, United States. The…
Kate
More roses than I've ever seen anywhere else in my life. It's beautiful, with roses in every color. And when…
Tiffany Cheri
Rose garden with a view out East of Portland which on a clear day can view 5 mountain tops!
11. International Rose Test Garden
11. International Rose Test Garden
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235 local reviews
400 SW Kingston Ave, Portland
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+1 503-823-3636
David
David
The International Rose Test Garden is a rose garden in Washington Park in Portland, Oregon, United States. There are over 10,000 rose bushes…
Kate
Kate
More roses than I've ever seen anywhere else in my life. It's beautiful, with roses in every color. And when it's not too cloudy you also …
Tiffany Cheri
Tiffany Cheri
Rose garden with a view out East of Portland which on a clear day can view 5 mountain tops!
12. Powell Butte
12. Powell Butte
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10 local reviews
Powell Butte, Portland
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Kate
Miles of trails about a 20 minute drive from our house. Open fields, wildlife like rabbits and deer ( no worri…
Terry
A great hike that can encompass a mile or many miles. Views of all 5 mountains, yet fairly close in to the Ci…
Deborah And Todd
This park is really at SE 162nd and POWELL, not Division as this map tends to show. Several miles of trails th…
12. Powell Butte
12. Powell Butte
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10 local reviews
Powell Butte, Portland
Kate
Kate
Miles of trails about a 20 minute drive from our house. Open fields, wildlife like rabbits and deer ( no worries about bears- you're still i…
Terry
Terry
A great hike that can encompass a mile or many miles. Views of all 5 mountains, yet fairly close in to the City. Open views as well as woo…
Deborah And Todd
Deborah And Todd
This park is really at SE 162nd and POWELL, not Division as this map tends to show. Several miles of trails through old forest, meadows with…