Visiting or just passing by, you always want to take a moment and experience what the town or city has to offer. This is especially true when in Tigard. There are several sights that visitors should take the time to experience. The sights will allow you to explore nature, or simply enjoy a learning experience.
Here are a few of the top sights in Tigard:
- Cook Park – Riverside park offering various sports & picnic areas, as well as a playground & a boat ramp. Easy access to Tualatin, lots of walk paths, playgrounds, and an area to barbecue or have a picnic.
- Tyron Creek State Natural Area – Forested area with horse trails & hikes, 670-acre forested area along a ravine with well-maintained trails for hikers, horses & leashed dogs. Beautiful nature area with multiple bridges (even a suspension one!) located in the Portland area. There are multiple trails to take ranging from easy to medium level. If you’re looking for a spot out in the forest, away from the hustle and bustle of the city without having to drive far, this is it. As a bonus, this is a pet friendly place with trails designated for horses.
- The Tualatin River Greenway Trail – a wide bicycle and walking path meandering through trees, alongside the river, and past wetlands. It connects people with nature while enabling easy exercise, recreation, and wildlife viewing. Interactive interpretive elements enable people to experience a walk through geologic time while discovering, exploring, and learning about the last Ice Age Missoula Floods, Pleistocene megafauna, and the emergence of Paleo-indians.
- Metzger Park – a beautiful park with tons of tress. It offers tennis courts, basketball hoops, a playground and trails for the adventurous type. It is the perfect space for family outings, picnics and a friendly game of group sports.