Situated along the Columbia River, Fort Vancouver National Site's 366-acre campus is the only national park site in the Vancouver-Portland metropolitan area.
Explore the vision for the Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum to become a main attraction as a public green space, community garden and stop along the Waterfront Renaissance Trail.
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.
This is an historic 1874 farmhouse and museum on the National Register of Historic Places.
Reservations can be made for private group tours. The museum is open the third Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 3:00.
Learn more about this historic house and collection from the Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society.
Friends of Zenger Farm utilizes the combination of a 10-acre wetland adjacent to the 6-acre organic farming operation to provide unique experiential learning opportunities for youth, farmers and families in subjects such as sustainable agriculture, wetland ecology, food security, and healthy eating.
The Willamette Stone is the Initial Point or Point of Beginning of the Willamette Meridian. All land surveys and property descriptions in Oregon and Washington are referenced to this point. Established in 1851 under the direction of John B. Preston, the first Surveyor General of the Oregon Territory, the surveys completed from this location promoted settlement of the Northwest and began the transfer of land from government ownership to private ownership. After a short walk down a hill in the park, you can see, touch and read about this important marker.
The Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum is the site of the historic Stanger House - the oldest privately-built structure (remaining in its original location) in Clark County.
Once restored, the arboretum and the historic home will become a tourist attraction on the 12-mile Waterfront Renaissance Trail along the banks of the Columbia River - connecting the trail from Vancouver to Camas.
With over 400 acres of trees, gardens, attractions and playgrounds and 15 miles of trails, this is an oasis of green space just minutes from downtown Portland.
Inspired by the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, in 1982, a group Oregon Vietnam veterans conceived of the idea of a veterans memorial in Oregon. Through the efforts of many volunteers on behalf of the Vietnam Veterans of Oregon Memorial Fund, the memorial was dedicated in 1987.
The curved black granite wall lists the names of all Oregon residents who died in Vietnam or who are missing in action. The wall also chronicles three years of the conflict and concurrent local events, providing a poignant contrast.
Veterans' Park is the central focus for Sherwood's Festivals - Arts and Crafts Fairs, Cruisin' Sherwood, and the Robin Hood Festival. It is surrounded by large trees. Benches and picnic tables allow for small group activities.