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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Hazeltine Park Nature Patch

Help complete this space! Planting party December 1st from 9-noon. Click here to sign up.

Plant with Us December 1st!

Join us in partnership with the Johnson Creek Watershed Council for a planting party and ribbon cutting on Saturday, December 1, from 9 until noon. Click here to RSVP


The nature patch at Hazeltine Park is almost complete! Thanks to PP&R Urban Forestry, Heavy Equipment, Turf & Irrigation, and Operations Staff for all their hard work getting the landscape ready to plant.

Hazetine Parkie Planting Crew


The Hazeltine Nature Patch is focused around the edges of the park to maintain the central lawn area for activities and includes a variety of flowering native and ornamental pollinator-friendly plants, two wildlife trees carved with critter niches, an accessible gravel surface for the picnic area, and several nature spots with logs and boulders to gather around.

Click below to view the project plan and plant list.Hazeltine Nature Patch Site Plan 


PP&R Urban Forestry staff carved bird, bat, and critter niches in the two wildlife trees.

PP&R Urban Forestry

PP&R Youth Conservation Corps crew members learning the ropes of split-rail installation.

YCC Crew at Hazeltine

PP&R Land Stewardship Operations staff celebrating a long day of fence-building.

Land Stewardship Crew at Hazeltine