St. Johns

Photo of the St. Johns bridge, spanning the Willamette river from St. Johns to Forest Park.

The St. Johns Bridge rises over Cathedral Park

How to get there: You can catch the #44 bus, ride a bike or walk to historic St. Johns. The St. Johns neighborhood takes in a large swath of land. This map will help you orient yourself to this little town in NoPo.

What you'll find: within the St. Johns neighborhood boundaries you'll find an area lush with nature including Pier Park, Smith and Bybee Wetlands and Kelley Point Park, set at the point where the Columbia and Willamette Rivers merge. Grocery stores in the area include Fred Meyer and Safeway. Food options vary from the John Street Cafe, Signal Pizza, Tulip Pastry and Thai Cottage - or sample a little bit of everything at the St. Johns food carts. Explore local shops like The Olive & Vine, Etcetera, and Rom Shoes, visit the St. Johns library, or catch a movie at McMenamins St. Johns Theater, or St. Johns Cinema.


University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798