Discover Portland's parks and natural areas! PP&R staff lead guided tours of parks, gardens, and natural areas throughout town. Stories of the development of the greenspaces, descriptions of the exotic trees and shrubs planted in the areas, and the natural history of the native plants are just some of the topics we can cover. Please call us to set up a tour, 503-823-3601.
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden
Volunteers lead tours year round by appointment only. Call 503-244-0537 to make arrangements. One week notice requested.
International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park
From June through September, tours of the rose garden are led by trained volunteers at 1:00 PM seven days a week. These tours are limited to 10 people. Meet at the Rose Garden Store. Donations gladly accepted.
Guided tours for groups of 11 or more are available during the year for a nominal fee per person. Call 503-823-3664 to make arrangements.
Leach Botanical Garden
Tours of the garden are by appointment. Call 503-823-1670 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Urban Tree Walks
Tours can be arranged for groups or classrooms. Classes are also presented on pruning, tree care, and dealing with pests without chemicals. Call 503-823-1650. Tree Walk Brochures