Best Public Parks in Portland

Expert recommended Top 3 Public Parks in Portland, Oregon. All of our public parks face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


4033 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221 Directions

Washington Park provides free seasonal shuttle runs on a loop inside at all of the major attractions in the park. There are numerous attractions located throughout the place that is perfect for any age. The park has adjacent Elephant House available for picnic and event reservations through Portland Parks. Washington Park provides several free memorials you can visit throughout the park, including the Oregon Holocaust Memorial, the Sacajawea Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans of Oregon Memorial. Washington Park offers many unique and lovely venues for group events in the park.

Bicycling, Slides, Restrooms, Ponds, Playgrounds, Kids Playing, Monuments, Baseball Fields, Statues, Waterfalls, Dog Parking, Stone Benches, Jogging, Green Space Areas, Gardens, Fountains, Walking Trails, Amphitheater, Shelters, Museum, Event Conducting Areas, Picnic Tables & Swings


Mon - Sun 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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SouthEast Cesar East Chavez Boulevard and Stark Street, Portland, OR 97214 Directions

Since 1909

Laurelhurst Park has over 32.27 acres of parkland and a perfect example of the City Beautiful Movement in landscaping. The park offers dog off-leash area, historical site, horseshoe pit, engineered mulch surface, ramp into a play area, transfer station, sensory play elements, adapted high-back swing, and ramp onto the play structure. Laurelhurst Park provides a variety of recreational opportunities and a chance to explore a park planted with a vast range of interesting and exotic plants. The park offers yoga classes and fitness areas.

Swings, Open Space, Gardens, Walking Trails, Picnic Shelters and Tables, Museum, Monument, Dog Parking, Geese, Statues, Soccer Fields, Slides, Ponds, Bridges, Playgrounds, Amphitheater, Waterfalls, Volleyball Courts, Stone Benches, Event Conducting, Fountains, Lake, Sculptures & Jogging


Mon - Sun 5:00 am - 10:30 pm

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8417 North Brandon Avenue, Portland, OR 97217 Directions

Kenton Park is the best place in Portland and has over 5 acres of parkland. The park provides an accessible picnic area, play area, accessible restroom, basketball court, dog off-leash area, fenced, paths, soccer field, softball field, statue or public art. Wheelchair access is available.

Sculpture, Walking Trails, Greeny Space, Picnic Areas and Tables, Slides, Waterfalls, Kids Playing Areas, Playgrounds, Statues, Stone Benches, Fountains, Shade Trees, Tunnels, Restrooms, Hiking, Jogging, Gardens, Tennis Courts, Open Space & Fitness


Mon - Sun 5:00 am - 12:00 am

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