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Wildwood Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Catalpa tree near the trailhead (bobcat)
Flowering ash near the trailhead (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

From downtown Portland:

Drive Highway 26 west from downtown Portland and take Exit 72.

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 then pull into a small parking area on your right just before the junction of S.W. Kingston and S.W. Knights Boulevard.

Alternatives to Driving

Tri-met Bus #63 stops at the Wildwood Trailhead.

The MAX Blue Line and the MAX Red Line both stop at the underground Washington Park MAX Platform near the Oregon Zoo.

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
  • Hoyt Arboretum open 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Arboretum 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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Oregon Hikers Field Guide is built as a collaborative effort by its user community. While we make every effort to fact-check, information found here should be considered anecdotal. You should cross-check against other references before planning a hike. Trail routing and conditions are subject to change. Please contact us if you notice errors on this page.

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