Waterhouse park is a lovely setting with a playground, rose garden, paths amongst a wetland, and connections to larger trails.
Vista Brook Park offers a great place to casually or actively recreate as well as bird watching and picnicking opportunities around the pond and all along the regional Fanno Creek Trail. Accessible trail leads to basketball, tennis and a playground.
The Esplanade includes docks, piers, overlooks, a plaza for festivals and gatherings, floating walkways, fountains, and public art. It connects the east and west sides of the Central City around its central feature – the Willamette River.
This 234-acre regional park stretches for 2.5 miles along the west shore of Vancouver Lake. With 35 developed acres of parkland, visitors can enjoy covered picnic facilites with Barbeques, the playground, paddling on the lake, and sand volleyball on the shore.
This small community park provides a wide range of recreation opportunities for community residents. Paved paths through the developed portion of the park lead to soft-surface paths through a small natural area. Benches and tables can found throughout the park.
The playground, basketball court and large lawn provide a range of options for active play. The park can be accessed on the east side for parking, as well as by several neighborhood connections on the west side.
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.
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.
Well paved accessible trails lead to tennis and picnic tables.