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Portland Travel Guide

Portland Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Portland with our insider's guide.


Bicycling is a cultural phenomenon in Portland—possibly the most beloved mode of transportation in the city. Besides the sheer numbers of cyclists...


The Columbia and Willamette rivers are major sportfishing streams with opportunities for angling virtually year-round. Though salmon can still...


There are several public and top-class golf courses within Portland and just outside the city where you can practice your putt or test your...


The variety of Portland's parks ensures that there's something for just about everyone, from the world's smallest park (Mill Ends) to one of...


Ice-skating is the recreational activity of choice for Portlanders of all ages. Lloyd Center has a large rink right in the middle of the mall...


With fairly easy access to decent skiing and one of the longest running ski seasons in the U.S., it's no wonder that skiers love Portland. There...

Swimming and Sunbathing

Swimming and sunbathing season in Portland is brief: in summer temperatures are never too hot for too long, while most of the waters—including...


If tennis is your racquet, then you'll have the opportunity to try your hand at it on both indoor and outdoor courts. The Portland Parks and...

Auto Racing

Portland International Raceway presents bicycle and drag racing and motocross on weeknights and sports-car, motorcycle, and go-kart racing on...


Portland Trail Blazers. The NBA's Portland Trail Blazers play their 82-game season in the Moda Center (aka Rose Garden Arena), which can hold...

Horse Racing

Thoroughbred and quarter horses race, rain or shine October to May, at Portland Meadows. ...

Ice Hockey

Part of the Western Hockey League, the Portland Winterhawks play home games September to March at Memorial Coliseum or next door at the Rose...


Portland Timbers. Portland's major-league soccer team plays their 34-game season at the downtown Jeld-Wen Field from March through October...



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