Celebrating 21 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 walkportland@msn.com to learn of the meeting locations, and to reserve a spot. β€‹

Peter's Walking Tours and Continuing Education Courses

Upcoming Classes


Sat., Sept. 24, Exploring West Linn and Lake Oswego

Sun., Sept. 25, Exploring Bonneville and Eagle Creek

Sat., Oct. 1, Clackamas Greenline MAX

Sun., Oct. 2, Beaverton Historic and Natural Areas

​Sat., Oct. 8, Historic Vancouver

Sun., Oct. 9, Forest Park and Historic NW Portland

Fri., Oct. 14, Trail, Tram, Trolley, and Train

Sat.-Sun., Oct. 15-16, Studying Portland's Trees