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Summer classes now posted. Click here for more details.

Celebrating 23 Years of Walking Portland

About Peter

Peter Chausse is a part time instructor with The Heritage Institute/Antioch University, where he conducts over 30 different courses for School teachers throughout the year that focus on local art, architecture, Natural science and history. A former elementary and middle school teacher, Peter has a degree in Forestry, and worked for the U.S. Forest Service before entering the teaching profession. He has owned and operated, "Peter's Walking Tours of Portland," since 1995. Each year, Peter leads more than 50 tours of Downtown Portland and vicinity. The tours are appropriate for all age groups and have proven to be fun and educational adventures.

Upcoming Tours

Contact Peter by phone or text at (503) 704-7900, or via email at to learn of the meeting locations, and to reserve a spot. 

Peter's Walking Tours and Continuing Education Courses

Upcoming Classes


Sat-Sun., June 23-24, Studying Portland's Trees

​​Weds-Fri., June 27-29, Portland Parks

​​Sun., July 1, Portland's Willamette River Greenspace

​​Mon., July 2, Central Columbia Gorge

​​Sat., July 7, Beaverton's Natural Areas

​​Sun., July 8, Portland's Bridges via Bicycle

​​Weds.-Thurs., July 11-12, Historic Salem

​​Fri., July 13, Silverton & the Oregon Garden

​​Sat., July 14, Orange Line MAX

​​Mon., July 16, Silver Falls State Park