Beaverton is a city located seven miles west of Portland in the Tualatin River Valley in Washington County, Oregon, the United States. The city is well known for its many attractive and well-planned neighborhoods, it is a family friendly city. There are over 100 parks in Beaverton and within half a mile of every home a park is located. The city features a 5-mile network of bike paths and 30 miles of hiking trails.
Following are some of the tourist attractions of Beaverton, Oregon.
1. Tualatin Hills Nature Park
Tualatin Hills Nature Park is operated by the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation Dicstrict. It is a 220-acre wildlife reserve. The nature park is full of green forests, meadows, ponds, creeks and wetlands. It has about 5 miles of trails. There are many varieties of plant and animal species.
2. Veterans Memorial Park
The Beaverton Veterans Memorial is the centerpiece of the Memorial Park in Beaverton. The Veterans Memorial Park is beautifully maintained by Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District. The main monument is a tribute to all who served in all branches of the Armed Services.
3. City Park Fountain
The City Park fountain is located next to Beaverton City Library. The water fountains are beautiful and a place for kids to enjoy the splash of waters. The Farmers’ Market is held in week-ends.
4. Westside Trail
The Westside Trail is a continuous multiuse trail corridor from the Tualatin River north to Forest Park and the Willamette River. The trail is 24 miles long and will serve the most densely populated part of Washington County.
5. Cooper Mountain Vineyards
Cooper Mountain Vineyards is owned by Dr. Robert J. Gross. He continues to focus on new techniques that position Cooper Mountain as a pioneer of organic vineyards in the state, as well as a leader in the pursuit of alternative farming and winemaking practices.
6. Ponzi Vineyards
It was founded in the year 1970 by wine pioneers, Dick and Nancy Ponzi, for more than four decades. Ponzi Vineyards has set the standard for Beaverton tradition of winemaking excellence. Ponzi Vineyards continues to be nation’s top wine producers.
7. Cedar Hills Crossing
Cedar Hills a famous shopping mall, where one can eat, shop and play. It has a variety of shops, restaurants, clothing and games for tiny tots. It is place where one can have a great time.
8. Washington square
The Washington Square is a quaint outdoor shopping center in the heart of Beaverton. It has branded department stores, wide variety of restaurants and eateries, several clothing and other apparel ware stores. Here, you’ll find many unique things to buy. One must not miss, on a visit to Beaverton.