A quiet, scenic town with many amenities and attractions
Individuals and families looking for a quiet, well-established neighborhood to settle down in should look no further than West Linn, OR. This metropolitan suburb, located eight miles and 25-minutes from Downtown Portland, boasts award-winning schools, sprawling parks, and gorgeous architecture. Located in Clackamas County, this city of 25,000 people and seven-square-miles provides a small-town feel without being stale or boring.
Every year, West Linn wins major local and national awards from well-established publications. Family Circle Magazine listed West Linn as one of the top 10 best cities to raise a family in 2015. Also in 2015, West Linn ranked No. 38 out of 50 in Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live.
West Linn is known for its low crime rate and family-friendly neighborhoods—it’s been ranked as one of 100 safest towns in America by Neighborhood Scout, and Only in Your State ranked West Linn as the safest and most peaceful place to live in Oregon.
The West Linn School District is consistently ranked highly and features award-winning teachers and students.
Located along the Willamette River, West Linn features a mix of historic and new homes situated right on the water. Famous mountains, including the Cascade Range, Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, and Mt. St. Helens, serve as the town’s backdrop. The world-class Willamette Falls are a short drive away from West Linn. This giant, horseshoe-shaped block of waterfalls is one of the largest in the Pacific Northwest and one of the widest falls in the world. You can visit the Falls and the nearby history museum anytime.
There are 17 picturesque parks within West Linn, with 600 acres of parkland and a plethora of open space. Locals love going hiking and walking in the Camassia Natural Area. There’s river access from Cedaroak Boat Ramp. Hammerle Park features a spray park, volleyball area, and tennis courts.
Don’t miss the Fiala Farms in West Linn, where the Fall Festival brings the local community together. There are several local wineries to visit, including Oswego Hills Vineyard and Winery and Pete’s Mountain Vineyard and Winery.