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Hazelia Field
The City of Lake Oswego’s newest community park is Hazelia Field at Luscher Farm. It features the city’s first artificial turf athletic field, a 1.5-acre wetland, two dog parks, a playground, restroom facilities, a parking lot, and trail access to the Stafford Basin Trail, which was just completed. The park is the first city park… Continue reading Hazelia Field at Luscher Farm
Lakewood Center for the Arts
If musicals and shows are what interest you, then this is where you need to visit! The Lakewood Theater Company is a well-known and successful artist in the community, and it is at the heart of Lakewood Center for the Arts! In 1952, a group of people living in Lake Oswego decided that their town… Continue reading Lakewood Center for the Arts
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
Canemah Bluff Nature Park
So what is there to see at the Canemah Bluff Nature Park in Oregon City, Oregon? Start with meadows filled with spring wildflowers and views of Willamette Falls. Then add ferny forests and a historical graveyard to the mix for even more incentive to go on this 1.7-mile stroll. Camas lilies at Canemah Bluff Nature… Continue reading Canemah Bluff Nature Park
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
Oaks Amusement Park
Oaks Amusement Park is the place where fun never ends! Portland, Oregon has so much to offer, and this attraction may provide you with the best day ever. Located at 98 SW Naito Parkway, this amusement park has a detailed history. Since 1905, Oaks Park has been “where the fun never stops” and is one… Continue reading Oaks Amusement Park
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
The Tom McCall Waterfront Park, located at Naito Parkway between SW Harrison Street and NW Glisan Street Portland, OR 97204, was named after the previous governor. It offers wonderful views and a great place to enjoy some time with family or friends. The park is open each day from 5:00 am to midnight. The Tom… Continue reading Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Portland Japanese Garden
The Portland Japanese Garden offers beautiful sights and a relaxing atmosphere. The garden is open from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm during the summer and the adult ticket price is $19.95 per person. Guided tours are offered with general admission or membership and are led by our enthusiastic, trained volunteer guides. Tours are a fantastic… Continue reading Portland Japanese Garden