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Hoyt Arboretum Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

The Visitor Center at Hoyt Arboretum (bobcat)
Vine maple below the Visitor Center (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Hikes including this location

Driving Directions

From downtown Portland:

Drive Highway 26 west from downtown Portland and take Exit 72 for the Zoo and Forestry Center.

The road curves around to the right and then hooks left past the Children’s Museum and the World Forestry Center. Zoo parking is on your right.

About 0.7 miles from leaving the freeway, pass the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial, and come to the junction of S.W. Kingston and S.W. Knights Boulevard.

Go left on S.W. Knights Boulevard and drive 0.4 miles to a junction.

Keep left on S.W. Knights Boulevard and drive 0.2 miles to S.W. Fairview Boulevard.

Turn right onto Fairview and drive 0.1 miles to turn right into the upper parking area for the Hoyt Arboretum.

MapQuest to: 4000 SW Fairview Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221

Alternatives to Driving

Tri-met Bus #63 stops at the Hoyt Arboretum Visitor Center.

Other Notes

  • Pay for parking - 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.: $2.00/hour; $8.00; every day, including holidays
  • Dogs on leash
  • Arboretum open 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Visitor Center open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday; 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday


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