Portland Sports & Activities

If there's something recreational to be done outdoors, Portlanders will find a way to do it. Because of the astounding variety of parks, rivers, streams, mountains, and beaches within reach of the city, this region is a playground.

Since Portland isn't home to a large national football or baseball team, fans tend to show a lot of support for the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and MLS’s Portland Timbers.


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...


Bicycling is a cultural phenomenon in Portland—likely 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 you can still...


There are several popular golf courses open to the public within and near Portland. Even in the wet months, Portlanders still golf—and you can...


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...


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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