Ecological Interest

Ibach Park

Ibach Park has an award-winning, nationally recognized playground that translates history into an interactive educational play area for children of all abilities. The play area design includes distinct areas reflecting Tualatin's significant historic eras: pre-historic, Native American, and pioneer. Interpretive signs in the park offer information about the cultural as well as natural history of the area. The park has an assortment of active park facilities such as basketball and tennis courts and ball fields, and also connects to the Indian Meadows and Hedges Creek greenways.

10455 SW Ibach St Tualatin, OR 97062

Hockinson Meadows Community Park

Approximately 70 acres of this 240-acre park was developed in 2008-09 as part of the Greater Clark Parks District program.

Facilities include a playground, baseball and t-ball fields, a 2.5-acre dog off-leash area, soccer fields, walking trails, a covered picnic shelter with tables and open lawn areas.


10910 NE 172nd Ave
 Brush Prairie, WA 98606

Guy W. Talbot State Park

Guy Webster Talbot and his family used this property as a summer estate until 1929 when they donated it to the state. Today, it's a beautiful picnic park. While the park is terrific for a group or family picnic, the park is often uncrowded even on the best days because of its seclusion. A gently sloping grassy hill dotted with Port Orford cedars, Douglas firs, alders and maples invites frisbee tossing and quiet relaxation. A trail underneath the Historic Columbia River Highway bridge leads directly to Latourell Falls (250' tall), only a few minutes away by foot.


Historic Columbia River Highway, 12 mi. E of Troutdale

Greenway Park

Greenway Park straddles approximately a mile of Fanno Creek in southeast Beaverton. A variety of paved paths, all part of the Fanno Creek Regional Trail, wind through the park, passing playgrounds, basketball courts, a disc golf course, and several habitat restoration sites along the way.

Sitting just west of the Koll Center Wetlands, a local hot spot for bird watchers, Greenway Park is one segment of a continuous natural area corridor that extends southward all the way to the Tualatin River.

East of Greenway between Hall and Scholls Ferry Beaverton, OR 97008


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