The longtime land steward unfurls a 2017 lineup rich in rare wildlife, limited-access trails, and a bit of brew.
From Bridge of the Gods to Siskiyou Pass, a local author offers a different way of approaching Oregon's stretch of the epic three-state hiking trail.
A new book offers 40 sweet rides spanning the Portland area. In a sneak peek, authors Ayleen Crotty and Lizann Dunegan share four favorites.
From public lands to parks funding to climate policy, it’s going to be a rocky ride.
Portland Monthly Staff
Look out over the Willamette River from Oregon City’s 332-acre nature park.
The path was built for the people. And they came—just not how anyone planned.
Can a Portland company topple the industry juggernaut?
Access Recreation helps hikers with disabilities find their perfect paths to outdoor adventure.
Transgender Riders United gives trans Portlanders a place to share their passion for cycling.
Central Oregon's Newberry Caldera has great swimming, hiking, and hot springs. Oh, and also the widest variety of volcanic features of any national park or monument in the United States.
This month, the National Park Service turns 100 years old. We found six amazing items to trick out your celebration.
Marisa Russell and Ramona DeNies
Local author Adam Sawyer teams up with Falcon Guide to explore the great outdoors.
Parks and Rec
After a century-long wait, Hood River County unveils this 102-acre public patch of pristine salmon habitat. And you can visit!
For the second installment in the Hollywood Theatre's outdoor film series, catch Pee-wee's Big Adventure at Stub Stewart State Park—with a pre-flick guided bike ride.
Marisa Russell and Rebecca Jacobson
It's been a long time coming, and it's not even our first try. After 10 years of planning, Portland's Nike-sponsored bike share program is live.
Find sun and stunning vistas on this gentle, car-free stretch of the Historic Columbia River Highway Trail—spandex optional.
From bike rides along abandoned rail lines to awe-inspiring waterfall treks, here’s how to experience the Northwest at its most majestic.
This summer, you can ride abandoned rail tracks past estuaries and cheese factories, over bridges and under blue skies—all on a custom foot-powered, four-seater contraption.
Eco-drones to avant-garde aerobics, these projects showcase the best of local innovation.
Eden Dawn, Ramona DeNies, Rebecca Jacobson, and Fiona McCann
BEST OF THE CITY 2016
Resplendent picnic views to car-free cycling—lucky for us, natural wonder is always close at hand.