Celebrating 22 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.

Peter's Walking Tours and Continuing Education Courses

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. 

Upcoming Classes


Sat., June 17, Trail, Tram, Trolley, and Train

​Weds., June 21, Lower Sandy River

Thurs., June 22, Smith Rock State Park

​Sat.-Sun., June 24-25, Studying Portland's Trees

​Wed.-Fri., June 28-30,  Exploring Portland's Parks

​Sun., July 2, Biking the Springwater Trail

​Sat., July 8, Beaverton's Historic and Natural Areas

​Sunday, July 9,  Portland's Bridges via Bicycle
Monday, July 10, Forest Park & NW Portland