- The list below includes 320 free or cheap things to do in or near Portland, Oregon, including 85 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Gardens, Hiking Trails and Historic Districts.
- From Columbia River Gorge to Oneonta Gorge, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Portland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Linn, Vancouver, Oregon City and Hillsboro.
Situated on 29 acres, 7th Avenue Park is located along Cowlitz River and features fields for softball and soccer. The park also provides restroom facilities, a children's playground, bleacher seating and picnic areas.
Located in downtown Salem, the Capitol City Theater hosts a professional comedy and improvisational troupe. The group presents 90 minute improv shows with interactive performance games. The theater also offers classes and corporate programs.
Willamette University is a private university that features a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through its wide range of schools. The location's athletic programs include football, soccer, baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, and softball.
The Regal Cinemas Santiam 11 is an eleven-auditorium movie theater multiplex that shows mostly newly released Hollywood films in digital video and sound. The theater features stadium-style seating throughout all auditoriums.
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The Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill explores the wool production process, with costumed history interpreters leading tours in the historic water-powered mill, built in 1889, that stands with 8 other historical buildings on the 5-acre site.
A 10000 square foot skate park of primarily concrete and asphalt construction, Longview Skatepark offers a variety of activities for skaters of various skill and experience levels. It features street skating as well as a quarter pipe.
Guidelines Fishing offers professional Washington state fishing guides who specialize in Cowlitz River fishing, including other tributaries of the Columbia River. They feature year round fishing and engage in salmon fishing, steelhead fishing and fishing for trout.
Patrons can find over 350,000 items including print books, audio books, DVDs, videos, music CDs, cassettes, public computers, meeting space, and art shows at the Salem Public Library. Visitors can also view a small art gallery.