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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

Common Field Trip Sites



Columbia Children's Arboretum

Location: NE 13th Avenue and Meadow Drive
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces and natural area

Forest Park
Location: NW Portland - various trail heads
Type of Park: Natural Area

Gabriel Park
Location: SW 45th Avenue and Vermont Street
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces and natural area

Hoyt Arboretum
Location: SW Fairview Boulevard
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces and natural area

Laurelhurst Park 
Location: SE Ankeny Street and Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard
Type of Parkof Park: Developed Park 

Marshall Park
Location: SW 12th Drive, off Taylors Ferry Road
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces and natural area

Mt Tabor Park
Location: SE 60th Avenue and Salmon Street
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces and natural area

Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Location: SE Milwaukie Avenue, near Highway 99
Type of Park: Natural Area

Powell Butte Nature Park
Location: SE 162nd Avenue and Powell Boulevard
Type of Park: Natural Area

Whitaker Ponds Natural Area
Location: 7040 NE 47th Avenue, just off Columbia Boulevard
Type of Park: Natural Area (Priority scheduling is given to the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for their water education programs, please plan at least one month ahead for this site. We cannot guarantee site access during their busy times.)