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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

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

Riverview Subwatershed Facts

  • Riverview SubwatershedCovers 353 acres
  • Contains some of the most intact aquatic habitat along the Willamette River
  • Almost one mile of natural Willamette River bank
  • About three miles of open stream channels
  • 274 acres of parks and open space
  • 229 acres of the subwatershed are forested
  • River View Cemetery property contains forest, riparian and wetland complexes
  • The forested areas and streams of the subwatershed provide an important link between the West Hills, the Ross Island-Oaks Bottom ecosystem complex to the east, and Tryon Creek State Natural Area to the south
  • The City of Portland has acquired 146 acres of the River View Cemetery property to be preserved as Riverview Subwatershednatural area
  • Impervious area, mostly streets, covers about 9% of the watershed, one of the lowest ratios in the city
  • Special Status Species found here include bald eagle, peregrine falcon, Northern river otter, silver-haired bat