Outdoors

Pass beneath frosted pines, breathe in fresh mountain air, and bring a lunch to devour when you’re done.
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Anna’s hummingbirds stay in the PNW year-round and supplement their nectar diet with insects and sap.
It’s like “Where the Wild Things Are” meets “Ex Machina”
The Pollinator Paradise plate celebrates the creatures who are vital to our ecosystem and economy by supporting ongoing research at Oregon State University.
Fresh eggs, every day.
It may be the dormant season for most growing things, but it’s the perfect time to plan ahead — spring will be here before you know it.
You don’t have to ski or snowboard to experience downhill wintertime fun.
The $2 million award will help “climate proof” the nation’s second-largest condor breeding facility
Explore a natural area rich in Portland history
Oregon State Parks will host in-person viewing events Wednesday, Dec. 28-Sunday, Jan. 1.
Northwest Cider Association Executive Director Emily Ritchie shares some pairing tips to make your feast the pick of the bunch.
The city is the first in the nation to do so.
Prepare for winter weather with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
Pack your bags for wildlife viewing and wilderness adventure.
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Enjoy seasonal crafts, guided hikes, and nature education, plus take home a commemorative ornament.
It causes quite the double take when you’re driving in the fall and winter
Discover the fabulous world of fungi in your neighborhood forest
The annual display has been occurring since early November, but will peak the night of Thursday, Nov. 17 through the morning of Saturday, Nov. 19
The tree fell onto power lines during a recent windstorm.
When mild winter weather and weekends (or weekdays) align, this meandering Sauvie Island trail offers the chance to fill your lungs with brisk air and see Mount St. Helens
Explore the magic of the animal kingdom while the zoo’s real residents rest.
See the fall colors while taking a peaceful stroll.
Explore the city by three different forms of public transportation — plus your feet.
Join Portland Parks & Recreation in planting and caring for urban trees on Oct. 29, 2022.
Say buongiorno to beautiful architecture, rich cuisine, and fascinating history in the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region
Become a citizen scientist by uploading your encounters with fungi — or just download the free app to better understand the world around you.
All November long, visitors can savor a myriad of experiences, like wine tasting or touring Oregon’s only commercial olive mill
Get your fill of autumnal forests and dramatic waterfalls
From public parks to delicate gardens, the City of Roses transforms into the City of Fall Colors every autumn
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