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Council Crest Park

SW Council Crest Drive, Portland, OR 97201
+1 503-823-2223
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Hiked from Marquam Nature Park to Council Crest Park and amazing views!

I woke up early on the 4th of July and due to the holiday the gym where I work out was closed. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Milestogo007
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Portland, Oregon
Best park for your dog!

Cako loved running through the open field and running through the pine trees. She managed to make... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
heuster3
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Barstow, California
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Beautful park overlooking the city and offering spectacular views of the surrounding area.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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SW Council Crest Drive, Portland, OR 97201
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+1 503-823-2223
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I woke up early on the 4th of July and due to the holiday the gym where I work out was closed. I decided I needed to do an uphill hike to get my exercise in. I also wanted to eat barbecue and because Matt's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cako loved running through the open field and running through the pine trees. She managed to make a new friend each time since she wants other dogs to chase her! Depending on the time of day you go, it seems quite pleasant. Except for the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get a good look at Portland from up here. Visualize the Multnomah Indian tribe in their summer camp on this piece of real estate.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This park is a must on a clear day, you can see 4 volcanoes and of course the city of Portland. But once you see the view, you're pretty much done with this park. If you've got a dog, the park is leashless. Or you...More

Thank Jeremy C
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

If you’re into hiking, I would definitely check out this park!!! I was staying at the Hampton Hotel in the Pearl District, and one of the staff members recommended I try out this park. It was worth it! Such a quiet and peaceful hike ending...More

Thank Ebony K
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a nice, green area to hang out, but there really isn't anything to it beyond the incredible views. The views are totally worth it, and so is the piece and quiet it offers.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Council Crest park has gorgeous lawns, trees for kids to play in, and spectacular views. It also has a fun echo trick you can play around with. Go to the viewpoint inside of the low circular wall at the top of the hill. Stand in...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Park overlooking Portland area and surrounding mountains at the top of Council Crest. Site of an early amusement park with a trolley up the hill to the top. Great for relaxing, picnicing, viewing and jogging trails.

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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This hilltop park is exactly just that a hilltop park but what incredible views of the city an mountain ranges on a clear day.

Thank John W
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We happened upon this while walking the 4T and I'm glad we did. It had a great view, and an interesting history according to the marker.

Thank 08lj
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