3 Scenic Running Routes in Portland, OR

With a mild climate and easy access to scenic trails from the city, it’s no wonder why the running scene in Portland is so active. Here are 3 scenic running routes in Portland to try on your next run:

1. Washington Park Out and Back Tour

This tour takes you past some of the must-see sights of Washington Park. While enjoying the scenic park, you will run past the Washington Park Amphitheater, International Rose Test Garden, the World Forestry Centre and more!

2. Forest Park 11K Loop

This route takes you through a portion of Forest Park which covers over 5000 acres of forest and 70 miles of trails. The run starts next to Pittock Mansion, a must-see historical sight in Portland, and takes you along the beautiful Wildwood Trail, and back to where you started.

3. The Shamrock Half-Marathon Portland

Take your Shamrock experience to the next level and run the Shamrock Half! This fun run takes you on a scenic and historic tour of Portland!

Author: Kiyomi Henry