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Hikes, Nature Walks & Birding

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Birding: 2014 Nature Photo Contest

Hikes, Nature Walks & Birding Near Portland

Tualatin Valley is rich in nature and outdoor activities. Here, you can relax and explore all the destination has to offer. Connect with nature and explore wildlife while walking through a protected nature park. Explore the forest, revel in the sights and take in the beauty of the valley.

Tualatin Valley’s verdant forests and hilly landscapes provide plenty of open spaces for hikes to suit adventurers of all abilities. Hike Tualatin Valley, from low-impact walks to mountain hikes of moderate difficulty.

Walk through Tualatin Valley’s nature parks, a vast array of open spaces, wildlife corridors and lowlands showcasing the region’s diverse ecosystem, which is home to native plants, wildlife and native and migratory birds.

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Hikes, Nature Walks & Birding


Tualatin Valley’s verdant forests and hilly landscapes provide plenty of open spaces for hikes to suit adventurers of all abilities. Hike Tualatin Valley, from low-impact walks to mountain hikes of moderate difficulty. These numerous trails provide peaceful escapes, magnificent views and opportunities to view wildlife. Grab the camera, don your hiking boots and explore.

When it comes to “soft adventure,” Tualatin Valley is king. Miles and miles of pathways—accessible to all—help to connect visitors to protected nature. These nature walks showcase the valley in all its beauty, and are all part of Tualatin Valley’s vast array of open spaces, wildlife corridors and lowlands that showcase the region’s diverse ecosystem.

Throughout the year many species emerge at wetlands, preserves and nature parks throughout the Tualatin Valley. Winged visitors to the valley include land birds heading south and shore birds landing around ponds, rivers and lakes. Hundreds of different species of birds and wildlife may be spotted at the region’s nature hot spots.

Tour Routes & Trails

Take the Path Less Traveled


Whether you are planning to explore the tasting rooms of the northern Willamette Valley, or want to take the road less traveled and see the Tualatin Valley by car, bike, foot or kayak, we have the tour routes and trails to help you accomplish your mission. Find a trail to match your interests, or create your own Tualatin Valley adventure.

Tualatin Valley in Oregon