You might be here because you just encountered a coyote for the first time, you encounter coyotes all the time, or you’ve simply heard there are coyotes in your area. In any case, let's learn more about the coyotes that live among us.
Coyote sightings in and around Portland have been reported since at least the 1980s. Now, coyotes are regularly spotted across the Portland metro area. Seeing a coyote in the Portland metro area is totally normal and is typically no cause for alarm.