Raleigh Hills, Oregon is the quintessential image of a town that breathes life back into its residents and visitors. This small town near Portland offers a serene break from a fast-paced life and gives visitors a chance to fully appreciate the distinctive scenery of Oregon. This area is known for its suburban life with uprisings of protected natural areas offering entertainment that a bustling city just cannot provide. Just minutes from downtown Portland, in the heart of Raleigh Hills, is an incredible space of restored wetlands dubbed Raleighwood Park. Raleighwood offers nature buffs the chance to explore protected wetlands. Unlike well-known parks, this park stays true to its swamp characteristics and can be used for beautiful snapshots of picturesque scenery.Near Raleighwood Park is its exact opposite: Raleigh Park and Swim Center. This park offers everything nature lovers like in abundance. Raleigh Park covers 16 acres of beautiful scenery with a paved trail, playground area, picnic tables, tennis courts, and a volleyball court. Raleigh Park is also home to Nature Art Installations such as the Geology Stones that will document tree growth over time. The well-known gem of this park is the swim center. The outdoor pool is 25-yards and heated to normally 84 degrees Fahrenheit. While this swim center is only open seasonally, it is a must for visitors in the summertime.
Another extremely popular attraction is the beautifully designed Portland Golf Club. Visitors can experience a round of golf at a premier club that values its traditions and continues to exceed their expectations. The lawns were carefully designed and are meticulously manicured. The Club features many amenities for members and guests alike. Near the clubhouse is a large swimming pool for relaxing or participating in lessons. Tennis courts are also available for playing as a pastime or taking part in lessons. The Portland Golf Club is also home to The Sandwedge: a lovely restaurant for casual dining after a round of golf. The Sandwedge is also known for its barbeques and outdoor terrace.