Superhero fun runs, grueling singletrack centuries, waist-deep mud pits, and midnight downtown dashes—from spring through summer, we've got your number.
The cycling-accessory maker moves from San Francisco to the Rose City in April.
We’ve got 10 gold-standard destinations and off-the-radar alternatives that will blow your little ones’ little minds.
Kelly Clarke, Zach Dundas, and Margaret Seiler
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.
Ayleen Crotty and Lizann Dunegan's book offers 40 sweet rides spanning the Portland area. Here are four of their 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.