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Summer Free for All

Kick off a summer of free outdoor fun with Portland Parks and Recreation's All-Day Party and Peninsula Park Centennial Celebration on June 27.

  • By Claire Gordon
  • Published 06/19/2013
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New Outdoors Website Declares War on Guidebooks

The Portland-based Outdoor Project sets out to be the one-stop online resource for hikers and adventurers

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 05/17/2013
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On the Water: Idyllic Escapes to Northwest Islands, Beaches, Rivers, and Lakes

The sun is here! Now's the time to start planning your day and weekend trips to the Northwest best waterfront spots.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/01/2013
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Tripster: Weekend Plans

A chic new outdoor store debuts, Hoodoo celebrates 75 years, and flights to Chicago for less than $200.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 12/19/2012
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Cover Story

25 Cozy Northwest Lodges

When Jack Frost comes nipping, we head for these amazing Oregon and Washington winter escapes.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/16/2012
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In Your Bag

New LaCrosse Boot Lines Bring Sass to the Season

The Portland-based company's new women's boot collection puts the "fun" in functional rain gear.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/07/2012
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Weekend Away

Winter Arrives in Tahoe (And We Can Help You Enjoy It)

If Tahoe's early season snowstorm has you waxing your sticks, we've got just the guide you need. Plus: the new coolest place to stay (for under $100).

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 10/23/2012
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Deals & Happenings

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Fall foliage, Astoria's film festival, Harvest Fest in Hood River, and more

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 10/09/2012

Trail City

A Year in Nature

Who says hiking is limited to summer sojourns? Nature is happening year-round.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 06/22/2012
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Trail City

Express Escapes

You don't have to ramble too far to find a scenic vista in this town.

  • By Sara Gates and Brian Barker
  • Published 06/15/2012
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Trail City

Afternoon Delights

Tell the boss you're working from home and take a tour of nearby nature.

  • By Julian Smith and Brian Barker
  • Published 06/15/2012
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Trail City

Northern Stars

There's no shortage of dramatic destinations as you head north to Vancouver and Camas.

  • By Julian Smith and Brian Barker
  • Published 06/15/2012
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Forest Park Guide: The New Face of Forest Park

Forest Park finally has a full-time ranger—and renewed support from the city.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 06/29/2011
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Forest Park Guide: The Best Hikes

There's no shortage of hiking trails in Forest Park. The trick is picking a favorite.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 06/29/2011
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phile under: music

Oregon Symphony Kicks Off Season Outdoors

Al Fresco concert promises a sparkly season-start.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 09/02/2010

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PDX Adult Soapbox Derby

  • By Aaron Scott and Anne Adams
  • Published 08/13/2010
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Get Out!

Fear Factor

Christopher Van Tilburg, MD shares his insights on some common wilderness predicaments.

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg
  • Published 05/17/2010
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Get Out!

Gear Guide

All the top notch swag needed for a commando camping adventure.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/17/2010
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Get Out!

Need to get away for a day or a weekend? Kick off your shoes (then put them back on) and let Portland Monthly make the decision of what to do and where to go on your wilderness vay-cay. We've dug up 30 spectacular spots for your next trip to the outdoors.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/17/2010
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Western Wake-robin (Trillium ovatum)

The beauty of the Western wake-robin

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 03/16/2010
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