Must-see attractions in West Hills

  • Fallen Tree In Lush Forest

    Forest Park

    West Hills

    Abutting the more manicured Washington Park to the south (to which it is linked by various trails) is the far wilder 5100-acre Forest Park, an urban…

  • Japanese Garden

    West Hills

    Often called the most authentic Japanese garden outside Japan, this tranquil escape recently underwent a $30-million expansion under the guidance of…

  • July 2018: Visitors at the International Rose Test Garden in Portland.

    Washington Park

    West Hills

    West of the city, Washington Park is a lush destination with 410 acres of green space, well-manicured gardens and forested trails. Within the parkland are…

  • Red Roses In A Garden At The International Rose Test Garden

    International Rose Test Garden

    West Hills

    These gardens practically gave Portland its 'Rose City' nickname. They sprawl across 4.5 acres of manicured lawns, fountains and flowerbeds, and on a…

  • Youngest orangutan

    Oregon Zoo

    West Hills

    This beautiful zoo features a primate reserve, a 'penguinarium' and a large African animals area, among many other impressive exhibits and a train that…

  • Trees in a garden, Hoyt Arboretum, Oregon, USA

    Hoyt Arboretum

    West Hills

    Twelve miles of trails wind through this 189-acre ridge-top garden above the city zoo. It's home to over 6000 native and exotic plants and trees…

  • Pittock Mansion

    West Hills

    This grand and beautiful 1914 mansion was built by pioneer-entrepreneur Henry Pittock, who revitalized the Oregonian newspaper; his wife, Georgiana, also…

  • Portland Audubon Society

    West Hills

    Nestled in a gulch beside Forest Park, the Wildlife Care Center here treats injured native wildlife. If you're lucky, you can meet some of the …

  • World Forestry Center

    West Hills

    This center highlights the importance of the world's forests, with a focus on those of the Pacific Northwest. Exhibits delve into wildlife and climate as…

  • Portland Children's Museum

    West Hills

    Parents can seek solace at this museum, a great place to keep kids busy with interesting learning activities and exhibits. There's a clay studio, a…

  • Aerial Tram

    West Hills

    Portland's aerial tram runs from the South Waterfront (where there's a streetcar stop) to Marquam Hill about every six minutes. The tram runs along a…