Portland Area Parks 2008 |
Vancouver Lake Park |
North of Portland is the huge Vancouver Lake Park, which includes a nice manicured park next to the lake, another one next to the river, and a swampy wildlife refuge in between.
Salmon Creek Park
This park on the north end of Vancouver (washington) follows Salmon Creek for three miles.
Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge
A little farther north, the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge miles of swamps and a couple of hiking trails.
Round Lake in snow
East of Vancouver is scenic Round Lake Park, and it's network of trails are even more fun in snow.
Parks near Troutdale
A bike ride through Marine Drive, Chinook Landing, Blue Lake is loaded with scenery.
Portland's Japanese Garden
This small park is possibly the most scenic in Portland.
At the mouth of the Columbia, Astoria is a fun town with loads of stuff to do.