Our trip to The Pacific Northwest where we went hiking and camping in Mt. Hood and Green River Canyon, explored Cape Lookout Trail, ate at the delicious local food carts, barbecued in the rain, fished for Dungeness Crab in Netarts Bay, and drank at the local wineries.
Forest Park, located near NW Portland OR. is an excellent place to immerse yourself in nature without driving far from the city. There are dozens of trail heads, but limited parking especially in the summer time. Dogs are welcome on leash, and most trails are packed earth. Have fun exploring the park!