The One Hidden Attraction That Locals Keep To Themselves In Portland

You may not know that Portland is home to the largest wetland park in the United States. This lovely getaway in the city is just waiting for you to explore, and with over 2000-acres, two lakes, and a vast array of water birds, this is the perfect spot for a late summer or fall trip.

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Smith and Bybee Wetland Natural Area is open daily from dawn until dusk. The park is located at 5300 N Marine Drive.