Portland in the News: Shady Hikes; Parks Turning 100; Portland Treasure Map & More | August 18, 2022
Turning 100 years old in 2022, the first state parks in Oregon were little more than roadside picnic areas.
Stay cool this week with a shady hike; here’s a list of nearby suggestions.
And a small scrap of paper from 1862 at the Oregon Historical Society appears to be a map to hidden treasure in Portland.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Portland Monthly: Shady Hikes and Picnic Spots for Hot Days in and around Portland
- Here is Oregon: How Oregon state parks evolved from roadside picnic areas into iconic natural landmarks
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