0.6 Miles Easy
The Portland Oregon Japanese Garden loop is a short 0.7 mile walk through one of Portland's most unique parks. Throughout the walk you'll find a 250 year-old bonsai tree (and other bonsai's), a natural garden with small waterfalls, a strolling pond garden with a large waterfall and Koi fish, a tea house, and amazing views of downtown Portland and Mount Hood in the background, which resembles Mount Fuji.
Depending on the time of the year, the garden can be very heavily trafficked. Mid-week during the shoulder seasons is not very busy at all and feels secluded. This is likely one of the best sights in Portland and well worth the visit.
GPS Data: The GPS data for this loop starts at the main courtyard where the paths start to split and then ends in the same area. It's missing the data from the parking lot entrance up to the main courtyard.
Admissions fee: There is an entrance fee to the garden, which may change from time to time. For more information on admissions, check out the Japanese Garden website.