The Old Apple Tree was planted in 1826 on Fort Vancouver and is thought to be the oldest apple tree in the Northwest. It is also considered the matriarch of Washington State's apple industry. Vancouver's Old Apple Tree is 176 years old and it's ready for another celebration of life.
This nature park is a treasure of Hillsboro - providing unspoiled recreation and wildlife viewing opportunities.
Paved and soft-surface paths lead through open and wooded natural areas with viewpoints, boardwalks and bridges over Rock Creek.
Benches are provided throughout the park along the paved pathway. There is also a picnic shelter.
One of the most complete sections of the Westside trail in the region, part of a north south corridor.
Mt Tabor is a very popular destination and features expansive views of downtown Portland, picnic areas, a dog off-leash area, natural surface and paved paths, a playground, a performance stage, and tennis, volleyball and basketball courts.
Located twenty miles east of the city of Portland, Oregon, and the northern Willamette River valley, the Mt. Hood National Forest extends south from the strikingly beautiful Columbia River Gorge across more than sixty miles of forested mountains, lakes and streams to Olallie Scenic Area, a high lake basin under the slopes of Mt. Jefferson. Visitors enjoy fishing, camping, boating and hiking in the summer, hunting in the fall, and skiing and other snow sports in the winter.
The trail from this park leads north to connect with the Rock Creek Trail.
Situated along the scenic Clackamas River, McIver State Park is only 45 minutes from Portland. Within this little-known gem, you can spend a day or a week exploring the river, forest and fields.
Park at Merryfield is a neighborhood park that is linear in nature, providing protection for the significant wetlands that comprise almost seven acres of the site. An important local access trail passes through the park, connecting the neighborhood to Inza Wood Middle School, Boones Ferry Primary School, and Graham Oaks Natural Area.
Park at Merryfield contributes to the identity of the surrounding neighborhood because it provides basic recreation amenities near residents, preserves wetlands, and includes an important segment of Wilsonville's bike and pedestrian network.
This park offers a developed area as well as 5-acres of forested hiking trails. Features include a beautiful log gazebo, a new amphitheater, restrooms, wooded walking paths, shady picnic areas, a year-round creek, and Fantasy Forest--a fantastic handicap-accessible playground. Meinig Park is the site for the Sandy Mountain Festival held the second weekend in July.
Part of the Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway, Meadowbrook Marsh is an 11-acre site with a small neighborhood park component, which includes play equipment, benches, and a walkway.