Portland City Guide: Our Favorite Places with EVgo Charging Stations

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Sep 17, 2021

Portland City Guide: Our Favorite Places with EV Charging Stations

Tucked among the brand-name shops and skyscrapers of Portland are countless craft breweries and local coffee shops that give the city its casual neighborhood feel. Portland offers a thriving cultural scene, adventurous food industry, and access to endless outdoor activities.

Explore Portland in your Nissan electric vehicle (EV) and plan trips with ease, confident that you can stay powered up with the convenience of EVgo fast charging stations located across the city.

Here are some of Portland's most popular attractions for locals and visitors alike, all conveniently located near an EV fast charging station so that you can charge while going about your daily activities.

Local Attractions & Travel in Portland

With EV drivers’ needs in mind, EVgo public charging stations are placed across the city of Portland, making it effortless to meet up with friends at the park or play a round of golf at the local course while charging your car.

Portland International Airport

  • Reviews: 4.5/5

  • Price: Prices vary

  • Address: 7000 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218

Charge your electric car while waiting to pick up family or friends from the Portland International Airport or after returning from a trip of your own. Grab some refreshments while charging at the 7-Eleven travel center by the cell phone lot.

Charging Site:

  • 7-Eleven (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: NE 82nd Way & NE Air Cargo Rd, Portland, OR 97218

Washington Park

  • Reviews: 4.7/5

  • Price: Free

  • Address: 4033 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, OR 97221

Located in the Slabtown district, New Seasons Market is a great place to charge your EV and stock up on fresh supplies for a picnic at Washington Park. Spend your day in one of Portland's oldest parks by visiting the zoo, the International Rose Test Garden, an archery range, or the serene Portland Japanese Garden.

Charging Site:

  • New Seasons (1-50kW charger with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 2170 NW Raleigh St, Portland, OR 97210

Heron Lakes Golf Club

  • Reviews: 4.1/5

  • Price: $$

  • Address: 3500 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR 97217

The Heron Lakes Golf Club provides an unforgettable experience, featuring two championship golf courses and stunning Pacific Northwest scenery. On your way to the course, swing into the nearby Walmart to pick up snacks and drinks for a day on the links. Use the public charging station at Walmart to charge before you head out for the day.

Charging Site:

  • Walmart (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 1123 N Hayden Meadows Dr, Portland, OR 97217

Delta Park

  • Reviews: 4.1/5

  • Price: Free

  • Address: N Denver Avenue & Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97217

Delta Park has amenities and fun activities for everyone to enjoy, including softball and soccer fields, and a volleyball court. Before heading to Delta Park, stop at Walmart to pick up refreshments and top off your vehicle’s charge. Don’t forget to bring along your four-legged friend; this park’s off-leash dog park is puppy heaven.

Charging Site:

  • Walmart (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 1123 N Hayden Meadows Dr, Portland, OR 97217

RedTail Golf Center

  • Reviews: 3.9/5

  • Price: $$

  • Address: 8200 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR 97008

Reserve your tee time at RedTail Golf Course and be ready for a challenging 18-hole day on the green. Stop at Washington Square Shopping Mall’s array of local restaurants and shops on the way to charge and grab any last-minute golfing gear.

Charging Site:

  • Washington Square (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 9585 SW Washington Square Rd, Portland, OR 97223

Shopping in Portland

Charging up your Nissan EV at a public fast charging station is also the perfect excuse to go shopping. With the numerous malls and stores around Portland, you can easily find what you need and be ready to hit the trails or have a night on the town.

REI

  • Reviews: 4.4/5

  • Price: $

  • Address: 7410 SW Bridgeport Rd, Tigard, OR 97224

The Tualatin REI offers a chance to brush up on your outdoor skills before heading out on your next Oregon adventure. Sign up for a class, chat with an expert, and grab some gear while you charge at the EVgo station in the parking lot.

Charging Site:

  • REI (1-50kW charger with CHAdeMO connector and 1-L2 charger )

    • Address: 7410 SW Bridgeport Rd, Tigard, OR 97224

Washington Square

  • Reviews: 4.4/5

  • Price: Free

  • Address: 9585 SW Washington Square Rd, Portland, OR 97223

With brands like Michael Kors, Lucky Brand, and the Apple store, there’s no shortage of shopping options at Washington Square. Find a new University of Oregon shirt to sport at the next home game by checking out The Duck Store while your car charges.

Charging Site:

  • Washington Square (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 9585 SW Washington Square Rd, Portland, OR 97223

Lloyd Center

  • Reviews: 3.9/5

  • Price: Free to use, but must pay for the parking structure

  • Address: 2201 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232

Across the Willamette River in Portland’s Lloyd District, you will find the Lloyd Shopping Center. With nearly 80 stores to choose from, the shopping center has options for everyone. Top off your electric vehicle’s charge in the mall’s parking garage while you browse.

Charging Site:

Day Trips from Portland

While there’s plenty to experience within the city of Portland, there are also many popular attractions nearby that make for great day or weekend trips. Here are some of the top nearby attractions that feature EVgo fast charging stations.

Mt. Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument

  • Reviews: 4.9/5

  • Price: $

  • Address: 3029 Spirit Lake Hwy, Castle Rock, WA 98611

Nestled in the heart of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest is the breathtaking Mt. Saint Helens. Surrounded by flowing waterfalls, mountainous lakes, and lush forests, this active stratovolcano and the surrounding area make for a thrilling full-day adventure. Charge up at Walmart’s EVgo station on the way while you grab supplies for a day of hiking, fishing, or camping at the monument.

Charging Site:

  • Walmart (1-50kW charger with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 1486 Dike Access Rd, Woodland, WA 98674

Mt. Hood National Forest

  • Reviews: 4.8/5

  • Price: $

  • Headquarters Address: 16400 Champion Way, Sandy, OR 97055

Over a million acres of national forest lie just 20 minutes east of Portland, ready to be explored. Stock up on snacks and do a final charge at Walmart on your way to Mt. Hood National Forest. A local skiing playground, Mt. Hood is a popular spot for outdoor enthusiasts eager to hike up the 11,240-foot mountain and ski down. If you're not feeling ambitious enough to join the locals, there is still plenty left to explore within the forest. With the numerous lakes, campgrounds, and trailheads, you can bask in the majestic views of the towering volcano.

Charging Site:

  • Walmart (1-50kW charger with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 23500 NE Sandy Blvd, Wood Village, OR 97060

Seattle, WA

  • Price: Free

Rich in history, the Chehalis Commerce District is an ideal place to stop and charge up along your scenic drive to Seattle. Stroll the streets of the Chehalis District to soak up the charming qualities of the historic small town before continuing to Seattle to visit the Space Needle or go whale watching.

Charging Site:

  • Chehalis Commerce District (1-50kW charger with CHAdeMO connector and 1-L2 charger)

    • Address: 1701 NW Louisiana Ave, Chehalis, WA 98532

Vancouver, WA

  • Price: Free

Just a stone's throw away from Portland is colorful Vancouver, Washington. With over 90 parks and an expansive network of nearby trails, this is a shorter day trip that will leave you with more time to explore the inviting city. Swing into Walmart along the way to charge up before a day of exploring Vancouver.

Charging Site:

  • Walmart (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 1123 N Hayden Meadows Dr, Portland, OR 97217

Grocery Stores in Portland with Charging Stations

Thanks to EVgo’s conveniently located fast charging stations, you can run errands and go grocery shopping while charging your electric vehicle. Below are some of Portland's most popular grocery stores that feature EVgo fast charging stations.

New Seasons Market

  • Charging Site:

    • New Seasons (1-50kW charger with CHAdeMO connector)

      • Address: 2170 NW Raleigh St, Portland, OR 97210

New Seasons Market

  • Charging Site:

    • New Seasons (1-50kW charger with CHAdeMO connector and 1-L2 charger)

      • Address: 3210 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232

Walmart

  • Charging Site:

    • Walmart (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

      • Address: 1123 N Hayden Meadows Dr, Portland, OR 97217

Explore Portland with Nissan Energy Perks by EVgo

The Pacific Northwest is a unique outdoor playground full of endless opportunities for adventure. Whether you prefer checking out high-end shops, touring a museum, or bouncing around the city trying the 500+ food trucks, Portland is a must-visit destination.

With EVgo's convenient fast charging stations near all the top attractions, you won't have to worry about your Nissan EV running out of charge as you explore.

For even more charging convenience, Nissan has partnered with EVgo to offer Nissan Energy Perks by EVgo, exclusive to customers purchasing or leasing a qualifying new Nissan electric vehicle. Join the program and receive a free charging credit to use at any EVgo or EVgo roaming partner charging station.

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Disclaimers: Google My Business was the source for review information. Each $ is equivalent to roughly $25.