'twixt the marshes and the mausolea the children rambled... no, not the opening paragraph to Enid Blyton's lost manuscript from her overlooked noir period, but an apt description of the Oaks Bottom trail.
5:00am - midnight
Virginia Lake on Sauvie Island is also easy hiking and more tranquil. Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is similarly small scale and varied, but more beautiful. Smith and Bybee Wetlands offers even more nature in the city.
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4999 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202 [Google map].
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