Map & Directions to the NCNM Campus
The NCNM campus is located just south of downtown Portland. The heart of the campus is a historic brick school building, the NCNM Academic Building, located on SW Porter St. near the west end of the Ross Island Bridge. The campus is easily accessible from Interstate 5.
Where to Stay
Attending the Traditional Roots Herbal Conference from out of town? These hotels offer discount rates for NCNM visitors:
- University Place Hotel is closest to our campus. Ask about their remodeled rooms
- Heathman Hotel
- Hotel Modera
- Paramount Hotel
- Provenance Hotels
- River’s Edge Hotel
- Airbnb #1
- Airbnb #2
Portland also has two hostels just outside the downtown area:
Airbnb is also a good resource for short-terms rentals in the Portland areas Places in near downtown, in the Corbett District and inner southeast Portland are good choices.
Getting Around Portland
The Portland metro area leads the country in light-rail development and boasts the best transit system in the nation. MAX (Metropolitan Area Express) lightrail trains link downtown Portland with outlying areas and the Portland International Airport. TriMet, Portland’s public transportation provider, is committed to decreasing cars on the road and helping preserve the region’s environmental quality and quality of life in general.
For schedules and maps, visit TriMet or Portland Streetcar. Trimet offers this online resource to plan your trip. If you are taking TriMet, buses 9, 17, 35, 36, 38, 45, 54, 55, 56 and 92 pass near the school.
Where to Eat
Portland has become an epicurean paradise, with a wide range of restaurants from one end of the city to another. Here are some resources for finding places to eat.