Ready to upgrade your gear or embark on a new adventure this year? Before you buy new, swing by one of these Portland stores and save on used outdoor gear and sporting goods. You might be able to save even more by selling or consigning your old gear while you’re there.
There are so many places to find used outdoor gear and sporting goods these days, but how do you know you’re getting the most for your money? Unless you are a pro at properly assessing the quality of what you’re buying, you could be spending too much on equipment that is past its prime. Leave it up to the experts at these Portland outdoor gear and sporting goods stores.
Here’s a list of a few places you should visit for used outdoor gear and sporting goods in Portland. If you know of another great place to find good quality used gear at an affordable price, send us a message!
Where to Find Used Outdoor Gear and Sporting Goods in Portland
Since 1997, Next Adventure has been supplying Portlanders with high quality new and used outdoor gear. The store has a wide range of supplies for adults and kids, including camping, climbing, paddling and snow activities. If you’re looking for all things outdoor adventure, this store has you covered.
Next Adventure does not list its used gear online so you will have to visit the store to view the latest inventory.
If you are interested in selling your old gear, you can do so at the Bargain Basement. Next Adventure will give you store credit for quality gear that is clean and functional. You can sell your used gear at all four Next Adventure locations. Call to make an appointment before you visit.
Next Adventure‘s main location is at 426 SE. Grand Ave. in Portland. You can also visit the Sandy store, Portland Paddle Sports Center and Scappoose Bay Paddling Center.
The store offers a selection of new and used outdoor gear, clothing and accessories with an inventory that changes with the seasons. Foster Outdoor does list some of its used inventory online, but I recommend visiting the store in person to see everything it has in stock.
If you have some outdoor gear or outdoor apparel you’d like to sell, Foster Outdoor does accept items for consignment. The store’s goal is to set pricing that benefits both the customer and Foster Outdoor while promoting quick sell-through. You don’t need an appointment to consign your gear.
Foster Outdoor is located at 6927 S.E. Foster Rd. in Portland.
Play It Again Sports
This is a national chain with nearby locations in Beaverton and Vancouver. The company sells new and used sporting equipment and fitness gear. For the team players in your family, Play It Again Sports also sells used team sporting equipment.
Products at the store include fitness and exercise equipment; football, baseball, softball, volleyball, ice and field hockey, lacrosse, soccer and track & field gear; and bicycles and winter sports gear.
If you have sporting or fitness gear you’d like to sell, bring it with you. The stores will pay cash for quality used goods or you can trade your old items for what you are buying at the store. It may not cover the full cost, but it will save you money on your purchase. You don’t need an appointment to sell your gear.
Play It Again Sports has two locations in the Portland metro area:
Play It Again Sports – Vancouver
11505 NE Fourth Plain Blvd, Suite D-1
Vancouver, WA 98662
Play It Again Sports – Beaverton
9244 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 97005
U.S. Outdoor has been family-owned and operated since 1957. It has just about everything you could think of for outdoor gear and apparel, and carries all your favorite brands. Stop by the store to see the full inventory of used goods.
The store does accept lightly used gear and outdoor apparel for consignment. Items you can consign depend on the season. Apparel items need to be less than 5 years old. Gear has to be less than 2 years old. All consignment items must be brands the store already carries. Make sure you call or email the store before bringing in your items.
U.S. Outdoor is located at 600 NW 14th Ave, Suite 100 in Portland.
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