Hikes of the Week: Sauvie Island Still Has Plenty to See in the off-Season, From Birds to Trees to a Wrecked UFO. Wait, What?
In the summer, Sauvie Island is Portland’s favorite rural retreat. Situated just 10 miles north of the city proper, it’s an easy getaway for beachgoers—particularly those looking to lounge in the buff—and u-pickers hoping to score some fresh produce. Even at its most crowded, the vibe is still bucolic and sleepy.