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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

Portland Parks & Natural Areas commonly used as field trip sites

Columbia Children's Arboretum

Location: NE 13th Ave and Meadow Dr
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces & natural area
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon!

Forest Park

Location: NW Portland - various trail heads
Type of Park: Natural Area
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon!

Gabriel Park

Location: SW 45th and Vermont
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces & natural area
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon! 

Hoyt Arboretum

Location: SW Fairview Blvd
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces & natural area
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon!

Laurelhurst Park 

Location: SE Ankeny and Cesar' Chavez Blvd
Type of Parkof Park: Developed Park 
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon! 

Marshall Park

Location: SW 12th Dr, off Taylor's Ferry Rd
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces & natural area
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon!

Mt Tabor Park

Location: SE 60th & Salmon
Type of Park: Hybrid Park - both developed spaces & natural area
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon!

Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

Location: SE Milwaukie, near Hwy 99
Type of Park: Natural Area
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon!

Powell Butte Nature Park

Location: SE 162nd & Powell Blvd
Type of Park: Natural Area
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon!

Whitaker Ponds Natural Area

Location: 7040 NE 47th Ave, just off Columbia Blvd
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.) 
Optimal field trip topics: Coming soon!