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“waterfront park”

Tom McCall Waterfront Park
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US$39.00*
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Essential Portland Bike Tour
Ranked #26 of 442 things to do in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Known to Oregonians as just Waterfront Park, there are many outdoor activities to enjoy here.
Portland
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“waterfront park”
Reviewed 16 January 2014

The Waterfront offers beautiful views of the Willamette River and on clear days Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helen's. Its a great place to go for a run, rent a boat or water jets/skis, people watch, catch impromptu entertainment, go to the always interesting Saturday Market (on Sundays, too), or attend one of the many festivals offered throughout the spring, summer, and fall. It is easy access with public transportation and several of the infamous Portland bridges offering walking and biking lanes.

Visited January 2014
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Hell, Michigan
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825 reviews
308 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 575 helpful votes
“nice views and a cool place to walk”
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Walking through this park was a neat way to see more of Portland on my short stay. I enjoyed the views of the bridges and the downtown area. Watch out for all the seagulls!

Visited December 2013
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New Hudson, Michigan
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84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Nice walk”
Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Very nice riverside park and walkway. Relaxing and a great place to people watch. Several places to stop and sit.

Visited October 2013
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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Kid Favorite”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

The children loved playing in all the water fountains. Was probably their site seeing highlight of the trip. Bring a swim suit and towel.

Visited September 2013
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Omaha, Nebraska
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157 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“A Pleasant Walk”
Reviewed 2 September 2013

The riverfront is slightly run down from what I remember it being a decade ago. But it offers a large space for bicycling, walking or jogging.

Visited August 2013
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