Tom McCall Waterfront Park
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- 98%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 92%Local Culture
- 79%Budget Travelers
- 65%Family Travelers
- 64%Green Travelers
- 51%Spiritual Seekers
- 51%History Buffs
Member Reviews (21)
- Tom McCall Waterfront ParkMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 7Sep 29, 2013
Lining the banks of the Willamette River, the Tom McCall Waterfront Park (referred to almost exclusively as "Waterfront" stretches for miles along the easternmost edge of downtown Portland. It's a great place to cycle, jog, or picnic, and many of the city's best summer festivals are held here. Traveling carnivals set up shop at the park every May and June for Cinco de Mayo and the Rose Festival, respectively.
- Tom McCall Waterfront ParkMember ofFamily TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 6Jul 04, 2012
Each time I come to Portland, I hear a voice that says - "The River Isn't Done With You Yet". So no matter where in Portlandia I may be, I make it a point to walk along the Waterfront, cross over one of the Bridges, and loop around via the Eastbank Esplanade. And in more Rain situations than Shine. I particularly enjoy the Portland Saturday Market, the Japanese American Historical Plaza, and just watching the world go by throughout the Seasons.
- Tom McCall Waterfront ParkMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 7Feb 01, 2014
Love the waterfront park in Portland! In the summer everyone comes out for the festivals in the park along the waterfront. Sometimes the lines can be long but overall Portland is not terribly crowded for a city. In fact the park is sometimes even better when there are no festivals on and you can enjoy the waterfront in peace and quiet.
- Tom McCall Waterfront ParkMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersWellnessOct 18, 2013
This long, narrowish park on the west side of the Willamette River is a fantastic place for strolling, people-watching, bridge-viewing, or having a picnic on a beautiful day - or on a day when the cherry blossoms are blooming. During the summer, there often are also events, markets, and street performers in this park - and it's always close to Saturday Market.
- Tom McCall Waterfront ParkMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Oct 16, 2013
It's a great place for jogging and having a wonderful view of Portland and the Willamette River. On one side you're in downtown Portland and on the other side, you have the view of the river and bridges.Recommended for:Outdoor Enthusiasts
- Tom McCall Waterfront ParkMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Mar 27, 2013
When I'm in Portland I love to walk the main trail of Waterfront Park. It's best to go at dawn or dusk and enjoy the soft light and warm colors reflected on the river. Work up a sweat or lounge a bit and watch dragon boaters, scullers, kayakers, and even working ships on the waterway.
- Tom McCall Waterfront ParkJul 06, 2012
Great place to go for a run or bike ride, from downtown you can do a nice loop that takes you across the bridges on a dedicated walk, bike path. Even more beautiful when the cherry blossoms are in bloom. Great view of the city from the opposite side of the river.