10 Amazing State Parks Around Portland That Will Blow You Away

One of the top perks of living in Portland is that you are a day trip or less away from some of the most visually stunning sights of nature on the planet. The best part is that you get a little bit of everything: giant boulders, luscious greenery, barren deserts, and majestic bodies of water. Here’s a list of some of the best state parks in Portland and the surrounding area:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

There’s so much inexplicably beautiful visions around Portland. What do you think are the best state parks in Portland and the surrounding area?