Find Your Next Adventure

Walk, hike, bike, bird, paddle, play...experience The Intertwine.

With such a wide variety of adventure possibilities right outside your door, it's easy to connect with nature. For ideas on our region's best places to play, check out these Intertwine adventures contributed by local leaders, residents and naturalists.

Find yourself on The Intertwine today


Spring is the perfect time to visit Tryon Creek State Natural Area, when the forest comes alive with white trillium blooms (usually mid-March to mid-April). The beautiful triangular-shaped flower is synonymous with spring at the park and is celebrated at the annual Trillium Festival at the end of March.

The falls

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.

The path into Hopkins Demonstration Forest.

Once a family-owned tree farm just south of Oregon City, this special place is now open and free to the public to learn about sustainable forestry practices. 

Salmon spawn at Lucia Falls

Explore Lucia Falls Park on the east fork of Washington's Lewis River when the salmon return home to spawn.

Green Street Planters

The Pacific Northwest is considered a hot spot in the nation for green infrastructure implementation. Where we used to pave, pipe, and channel, we are now restoring natural functions. We are creating spaces and places that are healthier, safer, and more livable for people and wildlife. Take a self-guided tour of innovative stormwater management facilities in downtown Portland.