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Fernhill Wetlands in Forest Grove in Oregon's Tualatin Valley
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Things to Do Outside in Oregon’s Tualatin Valley

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The vastness of Tualatin Valley, especially when venturing beyond the urban cities, offers innumerable options for outdoor (and indoor) recreation. Much of the valley’s 727 square miles are devoted to pristine, rural wetlands, nature parks, wildlife refuges, verdant forests, tranquil waters and open fields, perfect spots for hiking and cycling, paddle trips, fishing, birding and wildlife watching and other outdoor recreational pursuits.

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Cycling Routes

The Tualatin Valley boasts many miles of bike paths, allowing for an exciting and invigorating day, weekend or week of discovery. From urban trails connecting cities, to rural paths in the forest, there is no shortage of places to take the road less traveled.

Ziplines, Gliders and More

Adventure seekers need to look no further than the Tualatin Valley, where exciting high-flying adventure awaits. From tree-top fun to exhilarating indoor skydiving, these adventures are sure to get your adrenaline pumping!


Hike Tualatin Valley, from low-impact walks to mountain hikes of moderate difficulty. These numerous trails provide peaceful escapes, magnificent views and opportunities to view wildlife. Grab the camera, don your hiking boots and explore.

Nature, Bird & Wildlife Watching

The vastness of the Tualatin Valley offers innumerable options for getting in touch with nature. Nature walks, birdwatching and other outdoor pursuits are on the top of our "life list."

Golf and More

Situated in a valley surrounded by lush green hills, it’s easy to see why the Tualatin Valley is a golfer’s dream. The golf courses dotting the landscape offer natural beauty and world-class play.

Paddling, Boating & More

The Tualatin Valley is rich in outdoor recreation, and water sports—especially kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and fishing—are popular pastimes throughout Oregon.

Whether you are planning to explore the tasting rooms of the northern Willamette Valley, or want to take the road less traveled and see the Tualatin Valley by car, bike, foot or kayak, we have the tour routes and trails to help you accomplish your mission.

A beautiful view in Tualatin Valley in Oregon