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10 Things to Do Under $10

There’s frugal fun for all in Wilsonville. Keep reading for affordable activities that don’t compromise on the memory-making factor.


  • Wide open spaces
  • Scenic bikeway
  • Local farms
  • Wetlands
  • Specialty shops

2 Days

10 Stops

1. Canyon Creek Park

A popular picnic area and walking area in Wilsonville, Canyon Creek Park is wide and spacious. If you look out across the manicured lawn, you may even see a herd of deer grazing in the brush.

2. Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway (St Paul)

As the first official scenic bikeway in the United States, the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway is a better option for skilled cyclists. For the first stretch of the route, you’ll pedal your way through vineyards, hop fields and the Champoeg State Heritage Area.

3. Tualatin River Greenway Trail (Tualatin)

Meandering over four miles through forests and wetlands, manicured walking paths and trails make Tualatin River Greenway Trail a great option for families looking to get outside with ease.

4. Frog Pond Farm

As part of Wilsonville’s famous Farmlandia Farm Loop, Frog Pond Farm offers a selection of summer activities and a menagerie of animals. With over five acres to explore and 80 farm animals to visit, admission to Frog Pond Farm is well-worth the trip at just $10 per person.

A man and woman riding a tandem bike
Pedal your way through vineyards, hop fields.
Interior of French Prairie Gardens
Experience country life at an easygoing pace at French Prairie Gardens.

5. French Prairie Gardens

As a working family farm, visit French Prairie Gardens to experience country life at an easygoing pace. A worthwhile visit no matter the season, almost everything you can purchase at French Prairie Gardens is sourced from the farm, including flowers, baked goods, berries and more.

6. Railroad Street Antique Mall (Sherwood)

When you go window shopping at the Railroad Street Antique Mall, you never know what treasures you might find. Visit and browse the wares of over 20 local antique dealers.

7. Cedar & Stone Mercantile (Sherwood)

Home goods and houseplants–need we say more? Go window shopping at Cedar & Stone Mercantile and admire the beauty all around. There’s unique gifts, meaningful trinkets and treasures around every corner.

8. Coffee Lake Wetlands

Go wildlife watching at the Coffee Lake Wetlands and cross your fingers–you might see a great blue heron, a black-tailed deer or a Northern red-legged frog. Coffee Lake flows through Wilsonville to join the Willamette River, making this environment a unique and critical ecosystem for local creatures. Explore with care!


A treasure trove for all things vintage and reclaimed in one of House Beautiful’s best small towns for antiques. A visit to Aurora Mills promises everything from ornamental cast iron, cottage doors, clawfoot tubs, Victorian hardware and everything in between. Window shopping or otherwise, you’re sure to strike gold as you stroll through a rustic warehouse brimming with treasures. 

10. Pearl Bakery

Bread has sustained societies for centuries, so why stop devouring it now? Pearl Bakery specializes in fresh, rustic loaves and carefully curated treats using only the finest ingredients. Arrive early for the best selection of the day. We’re partial to the ciabatta, the blueberry muffins and the chocolate cupcakes.

Woman using binoculars to look at Coffee Lake Wetlands
Carefully explore a unique and critical ecosystem for local creatures at Coffee Lake Wetlands.

Trip Tips

Explore Oregon the Wilsonville way this summer. Plan your visit to cool off when there’s a fun summer event also going on in the region. Plan to stay the night (or weekend) and check out more itinerary inspiration. Don’t forget your curious spirit!