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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



2909 SW Second Ave
Portland, OR 97201

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Children's Nature Programs

  • Ladybug Walks Public walks every Thursday & Friday @ 10am - rain or shine!

  • Lil Nature Kids & Lil Nature Families Hands-on nature classes for ages 2.5-5. (We have both drop-off & parent-child options!)

  • Eco-Recess! Combing ecology with physical activity, science, play & exploration

 Nature classes are fun for children of any age! 

If your child is...

Then check out...

Age 2-5 Ladybug Walks & Lil' Nature Families & Rockin Robins Nature Camps
Age 3-4 Lil' Nature Kids & Lil' Nature Families & Rockin Robins Nature Camps
Age 5-6 Lil' Nature KidsRockin Robins Nature Camps & Nature Day Camps (Full-Day) 
Age 7-11 Nature Day Camp
Age 11-21 Teen Environmental Education & Nature Day Camp Teen Camps & NDC Teacher Apprentice (Volunteer) Program

Click HERE for the current class schedule

Ladybug Nature Walks (age 2-5)

For preschoolers and parents. Explore nature in Portland parks with trained naturalists! All walks begin at 10:00 AM on Fridays, mid-February through early November, rain or shine. $4 per preschooler, no charge for adults. For more info, call 503-823-3601. Ladybug Walk page

Lil' Nature Kids (Preschool) & Nature Recess (Early Elementary)

Let your child experience school the natural way! 


We also offer school field trips for early childhood students!

Looking for a way to complement your classroom learning topics? Contact us to custom design a school field trip and get your students outdoors! Lessons are taught by experienced teachers in small groups and help bring ecological concepts alive with hands-on activities, games, exploration, and hiking. Information about rates and topics can be found on our School & Group Programs page. Call 503-823-3601 to chat about available dates and lesson possibilities.