West Hills in detail

Planning Tips

Top Tips

Washington Park is easy to access by the MAX light rail and bus. To get deep into Forest Park, it's best to go by car, as most of its numerous trailheads aren't served by public transportation.

Local Experiences

  • Take to the trails A pastoral retreat on the city's edge, Forest Park is where all kinds of Portlanders escape for both vigorous runs and leisurely hikes with their dogs.
  • Join the Timbers Army Portland's Major League Soccer team, the Timbers, are supported by a huge, cult-like band of local supporters. Experience the revelry with one of their games at Providence Park.
  • Rosy summer entertainment Throughout the summer, locals head to Washington Park for a series of concerts and films on the tiered, grassy steps of the International Rose Test Garden amphitheater.