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Distance:
0.2 Miles / 0.3 km
Type:
Loop
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~6 minutes
Surface Type:
Paved
Park:
Washington Park
Town:
Portland, Oregon
Directions:
45.519085, -122.706756
Added:
December 10, 2017
Updated:
January 24, 2020

This tiny walk through the Portland Oregon International Rose Test Garden is another nice way to see downtown Portland and Mount Hood from Washington Park in the city. The trail is paved and mostly flat with a minor amount of elevation change.

Founded in 1917, the rose test garden is the oldest continuously operated test garden in the United States. Portland Parks & Recreation staff and a dedicated group of volunteers have always maintained the rose test garden. This garden boasts a collection of over 8,000 rose plants and almost 600 varieties.

This section of Washington Park is nice to pair with a visit to the Portland Japanese Garden. For additional information on the rose garden check out this site run by the city.

Note: There are many more paths through the rose garden, this GPS data is just a fraction of the actual garden; however, in the late Fall there weren't many roses left to see.

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  1. Parking

    45.519085, -122.706756
  2. Main Trailhead

    45.519084, -122.705832
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34 '

Total Change
38 '

Ascent
38 '

Descent

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0.2 miles / 0.3 km
Trail added
December 10, 2017
Hiked on
December 06, 2017
Updated on
January 24, 2020

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