Things To Do in Portland and Gresham
The Gresham area features nearby excellent hiking trails and biking opportunities. Skiing and snowmobiling opportunities are nearby, near Mount Hood. The beautiful Columbia Gorge is well known for amazing wind surfing. The 20 mile long Springwater Trail is enjoyed by walkers, joggers, hikers, bicyclists, wheelchairs, strollers, bird watchers and horse riders.
Quality golf courses are nearby, including a championship course which features scenic views of Mt. Hood. Fishing, boating, whitewater rafting, and waterskiing are enjoyed in the numerous local rivers. The Pacific Ocean is only about an hour away.
Historic downtown Gresham has attractive tree-lined streets, numerous restaurants, antique shops, and the Farmers Market. Gresham Station Shopping Center has 50 select shops and stores and 10 restaurants.
Nearby Portland abounds with entertainment opportunities such as ballet, opera, the symphony, and theatrical performances.
Transportation to many of theses area highlights is served by Trimet's MAX Light Rail and bus service, as well as LIFT paratransit service.
The Gresham city website
has ample information on current city activities, Gresham history, as well as area parks, trails, camping, the Columbia Gorge, and so much more.