Horning’s Fishing, Picnic and Trail Running Hideout

My weekday runs involve a lot of time-restricted treadmill and training runs. So come Friday, it’s always nice to see all that work pay off in the form of a just-for-fun trail run or race. Having spent a lot of time running in and around Portland during the week, it’s always nice to travel somewhere… More

North Plains

Set on Highway 26 just west of Portland, century-old North Plains proudly retains a small-town feel full of family fun.

Pick the perfect jack-o’-lantern at the pumpkin patch in autumn, and whizz through the Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour any time of year. Hit the greens at the nationally renowned golf course or catch a bluegrass show at Horning’s Hideout. Locavores celebrate an odiferous Oregon crop at the annual Elephant Garlic Festival.

Trip Ideas

  • Not Your Average Winemaker
    It’s not every day that you visit a tasting room that plays hip hop, serves Brazilian hot sauces and features wines with names like "Sunshine," "Diva" and "Big Sexy." But Abbey Creek Vineyard is different... More
  • Bridgetown Weekend
    My buddies (Daryl and Pete) and I needed an escape — just one weekend with no alarm clocks to be set, no reports to be filed. Since spring is the season of youth, we set... More
    Matt Williams, Guest Author
  • Quilt Barn Trail of Washington County
    It’s not a sign, billboard or advertisement, but something far more important! It’s called a Quilt Block and it’s a new tie that binds Mark Grossen to his family peach farm. “A friend of mine... More

Don't Miss Near North Plains

Swinging in the Trees
Quilt Barn Trail of Washington County
North Plains, Portland Region
Banks-Vernonia State Trail
Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals
Ron Tonkin Field
Take a Hike Through Washington County’s Wild Side

Tasty Detours Near North Plains

Abbey Creek Winery
North Plains, Portland Region
Lake View Farms
North Plains, Portland Region
Mason Hill Orchard
North Plains, Portland Region
ABV Public House
Ambacht Brewing
Syun Izakaya
McMenamins – Imbrie Hall
Banks Trail Cafe

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North Plains

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