Beaverton in Oregon: An Inside Look
Nestled in the Tualatin Valley, at the base of the Cascade Mountains and foothills of the West Hills of Portland, lies Beaverton, Oregon. It is home to more than 96,000 residents and is Oregon’s fifth-largest city and the second-largest city west of the Cascade Range. Beaverton has many unique offerings, from its nature-filled, vibrant cultural environment to its schools and thriving business community. Information can be found here.
Beaverton’s landscape is composed of urban and suburban parts, with a lush greenbelt surrounding most of the city. To the south lies Beaverton’s center point, the International Rose Test Garden, a garden and park with a spectacular view of the Oregon countryside. To the east lies the Tualatin Valley, with its rolling hills, open meadows, and a forest of Douglas and red fir. See here for information about A Guide to Outdoor Activities in the West Slope of Oregon.
Beaverton has a rich culture and history, with a variety of attractions. Beaverton Town Square is the heart of Beaverton Town Square, where many of the city’s finest cultural, culinary, and recreational activities can be experienced. The Beaverton Library has a wide selection of books, movies, and multimedia collections. Beaverton Arts Spectacular celebrates visual and performing arts and crafts, featuring hundreds of vendors.