We’ve found some ‘wild’ places for you to get your exercise and unwind in nature, all within a 5-mile radius of Downtown Hillsboro.
1. Rood Bridge Park
The 59-acre park includes views of Rock Creek and Tualatin River. Paved and unpaved trails. Leashed dogs and bikes allowed on trails. Tennis, boating, children’s play area. Check out the rhododendron garden which blooms from early spring through fall.
(4000 SE Rood Bridge Rd, Hillsboro)
2. Noble Woods Park
This 38-acre park includes views of Rock Creek. Paved and unpaved trails. Leashed dogs allowed on trails. Small bridges span the water in this forested trail loop.
(475 SE Century Blvd. entrance) (23480 W Baseline Road entrance)
3. Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve
635 acres of wetland nature park. No dogs or bicycles allowed.
Over 200 species of birds, mammals, and wildlife to view. Check out the 12,000 sq. foot education center and its wraparound observation deck.
(2600 SW Hillsboro Hwy, Hillsboro)
The 21-acre park includes views of Rock Creek. Paved and unpaved trails. Leashed dogs and bikes allowed on trail loop. Dedicated disc golf course and children’s play area.
(20900 NW Amberwood Drive, Hillsboro)
5. Orenco Woods Nature Park
A 42-acre park with views of Rock Creek. Paved and unpaved trails. Leashed dogs and bicycles allowed on paved trails. Hillsboro’s newest park, formerly a 9-hole golf course. Check out the arched glulam bridge and stickwork sculptures. (7100 NE Birch St, Hillsboro)