The name for this neighborhood comes from its proximity to Forest Park, one of the country’s largest urban forest reserves, which lies adjacent to the neighborhood with the southern portion of the park lying within neighborhood boundaries. This community is bordered by the Northwest Heights, Nob Hill and Linnton neighborhoods.
Forest Park is desirable for those who want the rare opportunity to live in the forest while being minutes from the city. The neighborhood offers townhomes or single-family homes that come in a wide variety of styles and sizes. Forest Park is an attractive place to raise a family with some of the best schools in Oregon located in within its boundaries.
Enjoy lovely views, drinks, and games at the local eateries. Located down the hill from the neighborhood is Bethany Village, a development equipped with all your daily needs including restaurants, shops and an athletic club. Not much farther away is the beloved Nob Hill area, which offers every urban amenity including great dining, shopping, food markets and numerous coffee shops.
There are endless outdoor activities for you to enjoy with Forest Park as a neighbor. The park covers more than 5000 acres and contains 70 miles of recreational trails, including the Wildwood Trail segment of the city’s 40 Mile Loop system. Whether you like to walk, run, bike or hike, there are endless paths for you to explore. Bird Enthusiasts come to Forest Park to visit The Audubon Society of Portland and the Nature Society. During the winter you can select your holiday trees at Quail Creek Ranch. Forest Park residents are also neighbors with major Portland attractions such as the Rose Gardens, Japanese Gardens, and the Oregon Zoo.