SN: 114881 - 2020 / Y0410

NW - Landmarks

Year Round Walk

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This is what to look for when doing this walk.

Portland, Oregon

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

From Thu, Jan 2nd, 2020 to Dec 30th, 2020

Start times: Daylight hours

Special programs

Bridges - Spanning the USA

Ice Cream Parlors

Make a Wish at a Water Fountain

Take a Walk In a City Park

Walking America's Ports of Call

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

This walk takes you past many Portland Landmarks including the Rose Garden, (1 km option if you wish to visit the Japanese Garden) Holocaust Memorial, Portlandia, Voodoo Donuts, Pioneer Courthouse Square, City Hall, a Liberty Bell, Providence Park Stadium (formerly Jeld-Wen Field) , and Portland Art Museum. 5K rated 2B takes you to the Rose Garden and Providence Park. The start box (registration notebook) is in a small file left of the main entrance door near the coffee shop.

Distance: 10K / 5K, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: hard

Wheelchairs: NO


Currently the "Walk Binder" is not located at Good Samaritan Hospital - contact the POC by email to have the instructions/map emailed to you, this change is due to the current coronavirus situation we are all dealing with - Stay Healthy and Stay Safe! PLEASE NOTE Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital has changed their parking policies. To park in their parking structure you need a parking validation pass. We normally have parking validation passes in the registration notebook binder. Park in the 5 spaces in front of the main building, then go inside and get a parking validation pass from the registration notebook binder zipper pouch, then go ahead and park your vehicle in one of the parking structures. If you don't have a pass, you are subject to a $65.00 Cost to Leave the parking structure. If by some chance we are out of parking validation passes park on the street near NW 24th Avenue or NW 25th Avenue (3 to 5 blocks away), there are normally 4 hour free parking spaces and you can normally find parking spaces available most of the time. This walk does qualify for OTSVA 2019 (Nature, Noodles, Nuts & Overlook) 2018 (Ink, Images, Italian, Java & Jewelry) 2017 (Hospitals, High Schools & Historic Homes) ESVA - 2015 (Birth, School & Vows) AVA - 50 States & Centurion MAIL IN FEES WALK ONLY!

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box

1015 NW 22nd Avenue. NW 22nd & Lovejoy, Portland Directions: I-5 Northbound to Exit 299B onto I-405. Exit 405 at Everett St., Exit 2B, onto 14th Ave. Continue north on 14th to Marshall. Left on Marshall 1 block past 21st to parking building 2 or 3. I-5 Southbound to Exit 302B onto I-405. Cross Fremont Bridge, take Exit 3, NW Industrial Area/Vaughn St. ramp. Left at signal at NW 23rd to Northrup. Left on Northrup 1 block to 22nd. Right 1 block to Marshall. Left on Marshall, go 1 block to parking building 2 or 3. Walk start binder is in a wall tray by the wheel chair storage area. Enter the main hospital entrance, walk towards the information desk, turn RIGHT just before the information desk towards the wheel chair storage area. Turn LEFT at the wheel chair storage area on the wall of the wheel chair storage area is the binder with the registration in the tray or ask the information desk for the location of the walk binder. Main Hospital Lobby is open during daylight hours only.

Rose City Roamers

Event website:

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.