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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1000, Portland, OR 97204

Foster Floodplain Natural Area

  • Foster Floodplain Natural Area

  • Pedestrian Bridge and Trail

  • Interpretive Kiosk

  • Restoring Johnson Creek

The 63-acre Foster Floodplain Natural Area is located just south of SE Foster Road between SE 104th and SE 111th avenues, near the Springwater Corridor Trail. The area features an ADA-accessible paved trail, a footbridge across Johnson Creek, paved parking an interpretive kiosk and access to the Springwater Corridor Trail. The natural area is open daily from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. For information about educational or other site uses, please contact the Parks & Recreation Customer Service Center at 503-823-2525.


Natural Area Information

Historic Johnson Creek floodplain restored

Foster Floodplain Natural Area Celebration

A video from the April 25, 2013 celebration

East Lents (Foster) Floodplain Project

View a short video about project construction

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