At 239 acres, Evergreen Cemetery is Portland’s largest open space, a sanctuary for wildlife and migratory birds, site of the city’s largest urban forest and an outstanding example of nineteenth century rural cemetery design. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is protected by the City of Portland’s historic preservation ordinance. Historic Walking Tours are led by our experienced History Docent team of volunteers. All tours are free and there’s no need to pre-register. Just meet us by the cemetery office. on the day of the tour.