We called the parks agency to find out.
You have until May 3 to vote on your favorite for each Portland quadrant.
Sitka Sedge Natural Area is a magical mix of sand, marsh, and coastal forest.
Ferries and filberts, cottonwoods and catastrophes.
For a decade, we've dreamed of this 86-mile route through the Coast Range. The Port of Tillamook just said yes. Now, the hard part: finding the money.
Snackholes to snazzy socks, your commute just got a whole lot cushier.
From toddlers to tweens, a new hiking manual aims to inspire the next generation of trailblazers.
Red-hot Hogan Butte once helped shape the Gorge. Now it's a tranquil nature park.
The Sierra Club wants you to fall in love with the Clatsop and Tillamook State Forests.
Need some pro tips for keeping everyone happy on a winter getaway to the Valley of the Sun? Roller coasters, butterflies, and ranch dinners.
Start your Fitbits: this year, the Green Loop makes a Sunday Parkways cameo, several city parks get a facelift, and an east side dock opens to summer swimmers.
Fitness: Ride On
Molly Sugar, founder of Friends on Bikes, talks bike camping, spandex, and doughnuts.
Terry Musgrave has photographed more than 70 Pacific Northwest cabins. Fremont Point, in rural Lake County, is one of his favorites.
In the cold November rain.
From golden larches to migrating swans, autumn is the time to visit these nearby forests and wetlands.
Blast off—it's a cyclist in space!
Wine Country Escapes: Two Wheels
Tour a close-to-home AVA on two wheels (or four).
Want to explore nature with your newborn? Hike it Baby can lead the way.
These perfect rides—from the Breitenbush River to the brand-new Sherar's Falls route—will pump air into your fall plans.
Imagine a seamless loop spanning both sides of the Columbia.