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The City of Portland, Oregon

Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 613, Portland, OR 97204

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Tryon Creek Watershed

  • Tryon Creek Cutthroat Trout Cutthroat can be found throughout the Tryon Creek watershed

  • Spring Garden Park Environmental Services daylighted over 300 feet of a seasonal stream in Spring Garden Park

  • Terraced Rain Garden Construction Environmental Services and ODOT are turning some underused highway right-of-way land into rain gardens to help protect Tryon Creek

  • Boones Ferry Culvert Environmental Services and its partners are working on a project to replace a culvert on Tryon Creek under Boones Ferry Road

  • Mulching Partners like the SW Watershed Resource Center help plant and mulch native trees and shrubs to enhance water quality and wildlife habitat

link to Tryon Creek watershed report cardTryon Creek is one of the major remaining free-flowing tributaries of the Lower Willamette River. About one-fifth of the watershed is parks and open space, including the Tryon Creek State Natural Area. Tryon Creek and its tributaries also run through several popular Portland parks, including Marshall Park, West Portland Park, and Maricara Park.

Environmental Services and many partners are working to improve the health of Tryon Creek and its watershed.

Read more about the Tryon Creek watershed here.

About the Watershed

Tryon Creek Watershed information

Watershed Projects

Current and completed projects to improve conditions in Tryon Creek