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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Environmental Education

  • Summer Nature Day Camp Nature adventures await!

  • Ladybug Nature Walks Public walks every Friday at 10am - rain or shine!

  • Lil' Nature Kids Hands-on nature classes for ages 3-6

  • GRUNT Greenspaces and Restoration Urban Naturalist Team for sophmores.

Portland Parks & Recreation offers diverse environmental experiences in our parks, gardens, and natural areas. Classes, guided walks, camps, volunteer opportunities, and special events focus on the forest, grassland, and water ecosystems available in neighborhoods throughout the city. From young children to older adults, people of all ages can find active involvement with nature close to home.

Read the latest issue of our newsletter, The Raven Review!

Environmental Education Office

Kelly Rosteck, City Nature Young Adult Program Coordinator

Chrissy Larson, Coordinator for Environmental Education


Annual Reports
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Early Childhood Programs Age 2-6
Summer Camp Options for Preschool, Youth & Teens Ages 3.5 - 17
Birthday Parties Preschool - Adult
School Field Trips Preschool - Adult
Teen Programs Age 11-22
Volunteer Opportunities Adults