George Rogers Park

The city’s first and most unique, Rogers Park is Lake Oswego’s most diverse community park. The park is located on the Willamette River, where it has been a site of significant Native American activity for 10,000 years as well as the epicenter of Lake Oswego’s industrial iron history. There are athletic fields, tennis courts, a… Continue reading George Rogers Park

Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market

The Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market has everything you need to sample the region’s top agricultural and food items! There’s a lot of great stuff for everyone, from delicious fruit and vegetables to delectable meats, fish, shellfish, nuts, cheeses, handmade baked goods, jams and jellies, salsas, and hummus. After two years of falling in line with… Continue reading Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market

McLoughlin House

The McLoughlin house will give you quite the historic visit! Dr. John McLoughlin and his wife Marguerite resided at Fort Vancouver until January 1846, when he retired from service with the Hudson’s Bay Company. Dr. McLoughlin was the doctor who oversaw a huge fur trading business that stretched from Northern California to Alaska while serving… Continue reading McLoughlin House

Willamette Falls

Are you ready for a waterfall adventure? Most folks aren’t aware that Willamette Falls offers more than just stopping at one of the two viewpoints along Interstate 205 or Highway 99E. It’s a natural resource with a long history that continues to this day on the Willamette River. In recent years, the Willamette Falls Heritage… Continue reading Willamette Falls

Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park

A self-guiding walk through Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park will expose you to breathtaking vistas of creeks and waterfalls, as well as mountain biking on the park’s dedicated trails. The picnic area, surrounded by bigleaf maple trees, is close to restrooms and parking. Beavers, red foxes, black-tailed deer, pileated woodpeckers, and cottontail bunnies may be… Continue reading Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

Visiting the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is a great way to learn about the history of Oregon! The Interpretive Center is a subterranean museum of historical artifacts and events. The Interpretive Center has hands-on exhibits where costumed interpreters describe the difficulties of packing for a cross-country journey. Free to enter, little ones… Continue reading End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

Museum of the Oregon Territory

The Museum of the Oregon Territory is a must-see for any visitor to Portland. Visit how Willamette Falls affected the area’s economy and see how it transformed the landscape. The earliest settlers left their possessions, photographs, and documents in Clackamas County, which is home to Native American petroglyphs and artifacts as well as original items… Continue reading Museum of the Oregon Territory

Luuwit View Park

To add to the outdoor adventures of Portland, you can also visit Luuwit View Park. Located at NE 127th Avenue and NE Fremont Street Portland, OR 97230, the park offers anything from skateboarding to picnicking to movie watching. The park is open every day from 5:00 am to midnight. Luuwit View Park, on 16 acres… Continue reading Luuwit View Park

Leach Botanical Garden

The Leach Botanical Garden is the ideal place for a mid-day stroll. The garden is open to the public and only has a fee of $5 for children and adults, although some discounts apply and you could get a free pass to enter if you meet the requirements! The garden is open from 10:00 am… Continue reading Leach Botanical Garden