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Tryon Creek State Park

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Tryon Creek State Park is a 641-acre natural day-use area located within the city limits of Portland. It is the state's only state park within a major metropolitan area. The park has 8 miles of hiking trails, 3.5 miles of horse trails and 3 miles of bicycle trails.

Tryon Creek Canyon was logged in the 1880s by the Oregon Iron Co. to provide fuel for the iron smelter in Lake Oswego. The forest has naturally regrown into a mixed stand of red alder, douglas fir, bigleaf maple, and western redcedar.

Trails near the Nature House are maintained for year-round hiking. Barkdust covers them to allow for comfortable and quiet walks. Hiking trails located in other areas of the park can be slippery and muddy during wet weather.

Quality experiences await visitors to more than 200 state parks managed for the public by the Oregon State Parks.

Location: 11321 SW Terwilliger Boulevard, Portland Oregon 97219 Telephone 503-636-9886

Other Oregon State Parks nearby:
(Vernonia) Banks-Vernonia State Trail
(Eagle Creek) Bonnie Lure State Park
(Troutdale) Bridal Veil Falls State Park
(St Paul) Champoeg State Park
(Troutdale) Dabney State Park
(Troutdale) Lewis and Clark State Park

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