Surrounding the confluence of two streams, Cedar Mill Creek and Beaverton Creek, is the Tualatin Hills Nature Park, a remarkably diverse 222-acre wildlife preserve with wetlands, forests, and streams that are habitat for all sorts of insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.
Adventure awaits on the region’s newest trail, which runs six miles from Milwaukie to Gladstone, through the heart of Oak Grove — along the historic route of the streetcar that ran from Oregon City to Downtown Portland from 1893 to 1958.
Talk a walk along Hillsboro's historic main street to discover parks and fun places to stop, shop, and eat in this ¡Vámonos! adventure.
Lacamas Lake Regional Park and the Washougal Greenway are jewels of the Clark County Parks & Recreation park system. Covering over 312 acres, the park hosts a six mile network of scenic hiking and cycling trails that pass through dense forest and by three impressive waterfalls, as well as Round Lake and Lacamas Creek.
Bordered by Fanno Creek and Tiedeman, Johnson and Katherine Streets, Woodard Park sits tucked away in the center of the city. The park is best known for its large oak trees and ponderosa pines; park structures were actually designed around these big trees. Park-goers can hear the creek babble along while walking Fanno Creek trail as it winds through this quiet, neighborhood park
Situated on the bank of the Columbia River, this 12.5-acre beach park has picnic tables, paved walkway, and a restroom. The Wintler Park Trail Extension provides a continuous connection for users from the park to the Columbia River Renaissance Trail.
On the west bank of the Willamette River south of downtown Portland, this popular park is one of the best wildlife viewing areas on the river.
The park, situated at the confluence of Stephens Creek and the Willamette River, features a boat dock and nature trails. The confluence provides important rearing and refuge habitat for endangered chinook and coho salmon, steelhead trout, rainbow and cutthroat trout, and Pacific and brook lamprey. Major restorations efforts on the 3.5-acre Stephens Creek Confluence Habitat Enhancement Project were completed by the Bureau of Environmental Services in December 2008.