Walking and Running

Marquam Hill nature trail

Plan a trip

OHSU is connected by unique and scenic paths. Google Maps provides turn-by-turn walking directions, including elevation. City of Portland provides walking maps by neighborhood.


If you walk to OHSU for work or school, you can earn cash incentive for eligible trips to campus on MyCommute .

Showers and locker rooms

Marquam Hill

South Waterfront

The below facilities are managed by OHSU Transportation and Parking. Contact us  for access.

Walking early or late

Paths to campus may pass through poorly lit areas. Bring a light source and never assume a person in a vehicle can see you. Consider walking with a friend.

For emergencies, call 911 if you're not on campus. If you are on an OHSU campus, call Public Safety at 503-494-4444 or use one of the blue emergency phones located around campus.

More night access resources.

Hiking to OHSU

Portland offers renowned urban and forest hikes. OHSU campuses are adjacent to several nature parks and greenways.

The 4T Trail signs around town are referring to a local favorite hiking route that incorporates the 4 "T's" of Portland: Trail, Tram, Trolley and Train.

Oregon Metro's 4T Route Map & Brochure

Marquam Hill

Marquam Hill is most easily accessed via Terwilliger Boulevard. Sam Jackson Park Road lacks a sidewalk or shoulder and is not accessible by foot. Several forest trails connect to Marquam Hill from Lair Hill, Council Crest Trail and the Marquam Nature Park. Marquam Hill can also be accessed by walking to the Tram at South Waterfront.

South Waterfront

South Waterfront is accessible from the north via Moody Ave, from Lair Hill via Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge, and from the south via the Willamette Waterfront Path. Hawthorne Bridge, Sellwood Bridge and Tilikum Crossing are walkable bridges.

Walking map of Portland
Click on the map to see City of Portland's neighborhood maps in high resolution.