Best mountains in Portland

Check out the top mountains in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Mount Tabor
1. Mount Tabor
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154 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
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Bob and Karen
The only active volcano within a city limits in the USA. Climb to the top and see the panoramic view of the ci…
Anne
Great place to walk or hike with reservoirs and views of the city and some of our big mountains. Lots of shade…
Gene Long and Heidi
Majestic peaceful mountain park. Plenty of walking paths and trails. Walk through the sliced cone of our own …
1. Mount Tabor
1. Mount Tabor
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154 local reviews
Mount Tabor, Portland
Bob and Karen
Bob and Karen
The only active volcano within a city limits in the USA. Climb to the top and see the panoramic view of the city and the mountains around. S…
Anne
Anne
Great place to walk or hike with reservoirs and views of the city and some of our big mountains. Lots of shade or sun depending on your pref…
Gene Long and Heidi
Gene Long and Heidi
Majestic peaceful mountain park. Plenty of walking paths and trails. Walk through the sliced cone of our own volcano. A playground for kids…
2. Washington Park
2. Washington Park
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76 local reviews
4001 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-319-0999
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Mariah and Yshai
The gardens are incredibly beautiful, especially in the spring. On a clear day the views of the city and mount…
Russ
Take the MAX Red or Blue line west from Downtown and get off at the Washington Park stop. You'll be over 700 f…
Alleyn
This park is a multi- layered park featuring the Rose Test gardens. A beautiful park leading to the Japanese G…
2. Washington Park
2. Washington Park
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76 local reviews
4001 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-319-0999
Mariah and Yshai
Mariah and Yshai
The gardens are incredibly beautiful, especially in the spring. On a clear day the views of the city and mountains from the Japanese garden …
Russ
Russ
Take the MAX Red or Blue line west from Downtown and get off at the Washington Park stop. You'll be over 700 feet deep inside a mountain. Ta…
Alleyn
Alleyn
This park is a multi- layered park featuring the Rose Test gardens. A beautiful park leading to the Japanese Garden, Arboretum and Zoo entra…
3. Rocky Butte Park
3. Rocky Butte Park
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5 local reviews
3102 Northeast Rocky Butte Road, Portland
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+1 503-823-7529
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Krista
Great views of the whole city and mountains around it from up top!
Kara
Extinct volcanic cinder cone butte with mountain views and city views. Also a good place to watch planes come …
Julie
Extinct volcanic cinder cone park with beautiful views of the city
3. Rocky Butte Park
3. Rocky Butte Park
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5 local reviews
3102 Northeast Rocky Butte Road, Portland
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+1 503-823-7529
Krista
Krista
Great views of the whole city and mountains around it from up top!
Kara
Kara
Extinct volcanic cinder cone butte with mountain views and city views. Also a good place to watch planes come in.
Julie
Julie
Extinct volcanic cinder cone park with beautiful views of the city
4. Portland City Grill
4. Portland City Grill
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53 local reviews
111 Southwest 5th Avenue # 3000, Portland
Open now
(503) 450-0030
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Kristi
For amazing views of the city and mountains, seafood, sushi, drinks and more, check this place out. Make rese…
Rachel
Views of the mountains and city lights Great ambiance A perfect date spot
Ted
If you want to see Portland from 30 stories up, this is one way to do it. Can be difficult to get seats with …
4. Portland City Grill
4. Portland City Grill
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53 local reviews
111 Southwest 5th Avenue # 3000, Portland
Open now
(503) 450-0030
Kristi
Kristi
For amazing views of the city and mountains, seafood, sushi, drinks and more, check this place out. Make reservations.
Rachel
Rachel
Views of the mountains and city lights Great ambiance A perfect date spot
Ted
Ted
If you want to see Portland from 30 stories up, this is one way to do it. Can be difficult to get seats with a view during happy hour so go…
5. Mount Tabor City Park
5. Mount Tabor City Park
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102 local reviews
Mount Tabor City Park, Portland
Closed now
(503) 823-7529
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Erica
It's a mountain in the middle of the city! More like a tall hill actually. There are stairs to the top and fro…
Verelle
A great place for a quick urban hike. There are lots of trails that wind around the "mountain", lots of them o…
Robert
A quick walk across 60th Ave will put you in a Portland park that will give you views of mountains (Mt. Hood, …
5. Mount Tabor City Park
5. Mount Tabor City Park
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102 local reviews
Mount Tabor City Park, Portland
Closed now
(503) 823-7529
Erica
Erica
It's a mountain in the middle of the city! More like a tall hill actually. There are stairs to the top and from there you can see great view…
Verelle
Verelle
A great place for a quick urban hike. There are lots of trails that wind around the "mountain", lots of them offering fantastic views of Por…
Robert
Robert
A quick walk across 60th Ave will put you in a Portland park that will give you views of mountains (Mt. Hood, St. Hellens), stunning sunrise…
6. Pittock Mansion
6. Pittock Mansion
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125 local reviews
3229 Northwest Pittock Drive, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-823-3623
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Mardeisy
Fantastic view of the city and mountains. The Pittock Mansion is a French Renaissance-style château in the Wes…
Ben
Pittock Mansion is a famous mansion sitting on a mountain overlooking downtown Portland. Located in Forest Pa…
Judith
Henry Pittock took years to build this home, lived in it only for a few years. It's open to the public (thoug…
6. Pittock Mansion
6. Pittock Mansion
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125 local reviews
3229 Northwest Pittock Drive, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-823-3623
Mardeisy
Mardeisy
Fantastic view of the city and mountains. The Pittock Mansion is a French Renaissance-style château in the West Hills of Portland, Oregon, U…
Ben
Ben
Pittock Mansion is a famous mansion sitting on a mountain overlooking downtown Portland. Located in Forest Park, it's also near many hiking…
Judith
Judith
Henry Pittock took years to build this home, lived in it only for a few years. It's open to the public (though there is a fee) but from the…
7. Fat Tire Farm
7. Fat Tire Farm
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2 local reviews
2714 Northwest Thurman Street, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-222-3276
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Ami
Mountain bike rentals. Great service.
Reatha
Great for mountain bike rentals and they are located at the base of Thurman street which takes you up to Fores…
Ami
Mountain bike rentals. Great service.
7. Fat Tire Farm
7. Fat Tire Farm
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2 local reviews
2714 Northwest Thurman Street, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-222-3276
Ami
Ami
Mountain bike rentals. Great service.
Reatha
Reatha
Great for mountain bike rentals and they are located at the base of Thurman street which takes you up to Forest Parks Leif Erickson trail - …
Ami
Ami
Mountain bike rentals. Great service.
8. International Rose Test Garden
8. International Rose Test Garden
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100 local reviews
400 Southwest Kingston Avenue, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-823-3636
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Kate
More roses than I've ever seen anywhere else in my life. It's beautiful, with roses in every color. And when…
Olga
Beautiful views of the city (3 mountains) plus hundreds of varieties of roses, all kinds and colors. Many peop…
Rachel
Best place to experience the Rose city! Views of the mountains Outdoor concerts
8. International Rose Test Garden
8. International Rose Test Garden
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100 local reviews
400 Southwest Kingston Avenue, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-823-3636
Kate
Kate
More roses than I've ever seen anywhere else in my life. It's beautiful, with roses in every color. And when it's not too cloudy you also …
Olga
Olga
Beautiful views of the city (3 mountains) plus hundreds of varieties of roses, all kinds and colors. Many people get married here. Next to J…
Rachel
Rachel
Best place to experience the Rose city! Views of the mountains Outdoor concerts
9. Forest Park
9. Forest Park
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271 local reviews
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Aviva & David
At over 5,000 acres, Forest Park is the largest urban forest in the US. With more than 80 miles of trails, and…
Joe
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is one of the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than…
Eugene
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is one of the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than…
9. Forest Park
9. Forest Park
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271 local reviews
Aviva & David
Aviva & David
At over 5,000 acres, Forest Park is the largest urban forest in the US. With more than 80 miles of trails, and forest roads, Forest Park str…
Joe
Joe
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is one of the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than 80 miles of soft-surface trai…
Eugene
Eugene
At 5,157 acres, Portland's Forest Park is one of the largest urban forest in the United States. With more than 80 miles of soft-surface trai…
10. Powell Butte
10. Powell Butte
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7 local reviews
Powell Butte, Portland
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Phiamma
Lovely natural woods and view at top of the mountains.
Terry
A great hike that can encompass a mile or many miles. Views of all 5 mountains, yet fairly close in to the Ci…
Kate
Miles of trails about a 20 minute drive from our house. Open fields, wildlife like rabbits and deer ( no worri…
10. Powell Butte
10. Powell Butte
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7 local reviews
Powell Butte, Portland
Phiamma
Phiamma
Lovely natural woods and view at top of the mountains.
Terry
Terry
A great hike that can encompass a mile or many miles. Views of all 5 mountains, yet fairly close in to the City. Open views as well as woo…
Kate
Kate
Miles of trails about a 20 minute drive from our house. Open fields, wildlife like rabbits and deer ( no worries about bears- you're still i…
11. Powell Butte Nature Park
11. Powell Butte Nature Park
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19 local reviews
16160 Southeast Powell Boulevard, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-823-2223
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Sándor
Great urban hiking with miles of trails, raptors, deer, views of Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams and Mt. J…
Rebecca
Drive to the top and you'll find a great 360 degree view of the greater Portland area. Get the lay of the land…
Ann
Powell Butte is about 8 miles from our home, so it's something you would drive to, but totally worth it for a …
11. Powell Butte Nature Park
11. Powell Butte Nature Park
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19 local reviews
16160 Southeast Powell Boulevard, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-823-2223
Sándor
Sándor
Great urban hiking with miles of trails, raptors, deer, views of Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams and Mt. Jefferson. Good mountain biking…
Rebecca
Rebecca
Drive to the top and you'll find a great 360 degree view of the greater Portland area. Get the lay of the land, and see the mountains. Smooc…
Ann
Ann
Powell Butte is about 8 miles from our home, so it's something you would drive to, but totally worth it for a bike ride to the top or a nice…
12. Cooper Mountain Nature Park
12. Cooper Mountain Nature Park
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5 local reviews
18892 Southwest Kemmer Road, Beaverton
+1 503-645-6433
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Theresa
Try this walking park located a mile west of us on Cooper Mountain with beautiful views. No dogs, but there a…
Naomi
Address 18892 SW Kemmer Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007 Favorite thing: listen to bird calls through the Today: 7:11…
Susan
Great views and nicely maintained trails.
12. Cooper Mountain Nature Park
12. Cooper Mountain Nature Park
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5 local reviews
18892 Southwest Kemmer Road, Beaverton
+1 503-645-6433
Theresa
Theresa
Try this walking park located a mile west of us on Cooper Mountain with beautiful views. No dogs, but there are easy trails and a play stru…
Naomi
Naomi
Address 18892 SW Kemmer Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007 Favorite thing: listen to bird calls through the Today: 7:11 AM to 5:33 PM Easy to moderat…
Susan
Susan
Great views and nicely maintained trails.