Portland is known for its natural beauty, making going on an unforgettable picnic here an easy task. Whether you want mountain views or a cozy, quiet place to get away from it all, there is a great picnic spot for you in the City of Roses. You can find out our first list of incredible picnic spots
here, but we’re now sharing even MORE! The weather is just right to head to these places for an unforgettable picnic.
1. Peninsula Park
This expansive north Portland park has plenty of places to steal away for a picnic. Head to the rose garden and sit in one of the plush green aisles for a hidden picnic for two.
2. Hoyt Arboretum
Escape into nature for a quiet picnic just minutes from downtown.
3. International Rose Test Garden
Find a quiet spot nearby the rose garden for a fragrant, immensely colorful picnic, and take in some of the great skyline views around.
4. Sauvie Island
Visit one of the farms picnic areas, or head to Howell Territorial Park or one of the Sauvie Island Wildlife Areas for a perfect picnic.
5. Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden
Enjoy a quiet picnic in this manicured location. Park benches abound, which are a safe bet for a picnic due to the duck and goose population that call the park home.
6. Tryon Creek State Natural Area
Nestled in Southwest Portland, this park is a true Northwest gem. Find a small clearing, or use one of the many picnic areas to create an unforgettable picnic here.
7. Brentwood Park
Lots of trees and open green space make this city park a great picnic location year round.
8. Reed College
There are plenty of lovely green spaces on this campus that make great places to relax with a picnic and good company.
9. Alberta Park
This city park has plenty of green space to sneak away and have a private, quiet picnic among the trees.
10. Ventura Park
In East Portland, Ventura Park is a destination picnic spot. Sprawling open spaces make this a great park to spend a quiet meal on a lazy afternoon.
11. Downtown Park Blocks
Just steps from the farmer's market, the park blocks are a great place for a picnic and people watching.