This community park provides opportunities for active recreation and watching wildlife. Benches and picnic tables along the paved path make good resting spots. The playground, softball field, soccer field and tennis courts offer a wide range of options for active play. The natural area is a great place to watch waterfowl and connect to nature.
Tualatin River Open Space is 7 acre beautiful setting on the banks of the Tualatin River. Recent improvements include native plants, a fishing platform, new paths and interpretive signage.
Located on the outskirts of Portland, Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is one of only a handful of urban national wildlife refuges in the country.
Nestled in a natural gorge along the banks of Johnson Creek, this wilderness area has natural surface and paved paths, and can be accessed by the Springwater Corridor.
Tickle Creek Park is an undeveloped neighborhood park that winds along Tickle Creek. It is a natural, forested area included as part of the Tickle Creek greenway. Plans are underway to develop a path along Tickle Creek between Highway 211 & 362nd Ave that will eventually connect to the Springwater Corridor Trail.
The 14-acre natural park supports Oregon White Oaks on the upper portion, and is currently undergoing preservation and restoration.
Terwilliger Parkway is a linear park that winds south from downtown Portland along the west hills. It consists of the road itself and about 100 feet of land on either side of the road. The Parkway represents Portland’s early recognition of the value of green spaces within the city, and now provides recreation and relaxation to its many visitors.
Three foot-bridges cross its waterways, making Summerlake the centerpiece of this park. The lake is home to numerous waterfowl and aquatic animals. This area of open space is interspersed with small wooded areas where you can enjoy the natural surroundings.
Well paved accessible trails lead to tennis and picnic tables.