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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Trail Closures and Delays

Forest Park - Upper Macleay Parking Lot
The Forest Park parking lot at Upper Macleay Park (on NW Cornell Rd) will be closed from 11/16 through 11/25, in order to complete much needed maintenance. Upper Macleay trails will remain open during work but users should use caution in the area. Parking will still be available along NW Cornell Road. In addition, portable restrooms will be moved to that area for convenience.

Forest Park - Balch Creek Trail
Trail users are encouraged to use caution in this area, paying attention to steep slopes and trail edges.

Forest Park - Maple Trail
Maple Trail in Forest Park remains closed between Koenig Trail and Fire Lane 4. Please use the Koenig/Leif Erikson/Fire Lane 4 detour.

Marshall Park
PP&R has temporarily closed the bridge closest to SW 18th Ave for safety reasons.

Columbia Slough Trail
Work on a lagoon reconstruction project located at the Columbia Blvd Wastewater Treatment Plant will take place November 2011-2018. During construction, the Columbia Slough Trail will be intermittently closed. Trail users can detour to Columbia Boulevard south of the plant and the trail segment east of the plant. For more information, please visit the BES Lagoon Reconstruction and Trail Closure Alert.

Powers Marine Park
The access road from Hwy 43 (Macadam Ave) to the former Staff Jennings boat store and the park will be closed permanently for the construction of the Sellwood Bridge. The trail within the park will not be accessible during construction. Pedestrian and bicycle access along Hwy 43 will remain open, though there will be posted detours throughout the anticipated 4-year construction. Work in the park will wrap up in October 2015. For more information, please visit