Out and About in Hillsboro OR


Hillsboro is a thriving town located west of Portland, Oregon. Because many high-tech companies have headquarters located here, Hillsboro has been called the Silicon Forest. There are more than 20 parks in town, as people often like to celebrate the natural beauty of the area.

Being less than a hundred miles from the Pacific Ocean affords Hillsboro quite a few benefits, not the least of which is a delightfully mild climate. There are also gorgeous beaches like Rockaway Beach to spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon on. You can drive to ocean from Hillsboro and you'll pass through the beautiful Tillamook State Forest, offering great opportunities for hiking, camping, and fishing.

Riverboats once populated the Tualatin River, which runs east of Hillsboro. A fun fact is that boats helped develop the early economy of the town. The river has since been officially recognized as a National Wildlife Refuge. You can hiking along the seasonal trails around the river, which can be a relaxing and educational experience.

There are several large companies that have chosen Hillsboro as their home. Technology company Intel operates its largest location in town, boasting over 15,000 employees. Companies like Wells Fargo Bank and a branch of Yahoo are located in Hillsboro, too.

Along with being the home of many corporations, Hillsboro also has many fascinating attractions. The Rice Northwest Museum Of Rocks And Minerals features over 20,000 specimens, including some from outer space. In downtown Hillsboro, you'll find the Washington County Museum, which features everyday historical artifacts related to the area.

Hillsboro is a beautiful town, full of friendly people with a strong sense of community. From the riverboat days to our high-tech age, it's always been an area of opportunity. 

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Royal Moore Toyota

1415 SE River Rd.
Directions Hillsboro, OR 97123

  • Sales: 503-648-3213
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  • Monday 8:30am - 8pm
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  • Wednesday 8:30am - 8pm
  • Thursday 8:30am - 8pm
  • Friday 8:30am - 8pm
  • Saturday 8:30am - 8pm
  • Sunday 10am - 7pm