News & Events from the Intertwine
Find creative inspiration within Forest Park’s native forest during an afternoon of story-writing, illustrating and sharing. Discover your muse from the park’s history and ecology, all beneath the forest’s lush summer canopy. Ages 10-14. Meet at NW 53rd & Dogwood Trail.
Discover the wonders of Portland’s Forest Park through the five senses delving into the park’s history and native forest ecology. Along the hike observe plants from the inside out; smell native flower blooms; hug the tallest city tree in the country; hear bird
Join the 17th year of the Columbia Slough’s paddling festival and canoe in search of eagles, otters and fish. Launch into the safe slack water of the slough and enjoy hands-on nature activities and tasty snacks for purchase. Meet at the St. Johns Canoe Launch at 9363 N. Columbia Blvd.
Spend the evening paddling with the Tualatin Riverkeepers. As the sun set the wildlife gets active. We have two paddle trips launching from Tualatin Community Park at 5pm and 6pm. Bring your own boat or rent one from Tualatin Riverkeepers. Reservations required.
With Willamette River views, rare oak woodlands and Canemah Pioneer Cemetery nearby, Canemah Bluff brings a bit of the wild close-in to surrounding neighborhoods.
Reconnecting with Life: Biomimicry and the Nature Principle with Richard Louv
The Forest Park Trail Marathon and Half-Marathon is a challenging, fun and rewarding running event benefitting the Forest Park Conservancy. The full marathon route traverses 26.2 miles of Forest Park's legendary 80+ mile trail system.
Wilsonville Sunday Streets is a special event that will focus on connecting neighborhoods, parks, and people: bicyclists, walkers, runners, seniors, adults and children will enjoy traffic-free streets filled with fun and interactive entertainment, music, physical activities, and food.
Join Friends of the Refuge for July’s volunteer learning session on pollinator plants. Dr. Kathy Pendergrass from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide a presentation on local pollinators and lead a walk on the refuge. Bring your curiosity and dress for the weather.