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Magnolia Park – Hillsboro

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What’s to Love:  Magnolia is a very cute little park in a semi-residential area of Hillsboro.  I say “semi-residential” due to the fact this area of Hillsboro has a combination of planned residential areas surrounded by retail/businesses.  I’m not sure how this city plan works for Hillsboro.  I will say with confidence that Hillsboro has one of the most comprehensive park systems you’ll find anywhere. You could spend weeks (or more) exploring all the various options for parks.  Check-out the map!

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Jamison Square – Water Fountain

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What’s to Love: Jamison Square is well-designed, city block in the heart of the Pearl District. The center piece being the water fountain, which attracts pretty big crowds in warm weather. There is a nice patch of green grass for sunning and picnic lunches and/or dinners. Of course, the square is surrounded by shops and restaurants (cheap eats – Hot Lips Pizza), Powell’s Books is close, as well as REI and Patagonia. If you’re not careful, your afternoon at the fountain can end up costing you hundreds of dollars!

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