Parks and Recreation

There are several steps to take in order to become a responsible hobbyist pilot.
Upgrades to the 16-acre site in the Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood include a new playground and wildlife viewing spots.
Preliminary renderings show features like an outdoor stage and chandelier that will honor its namesake drag queen.
Portland Parks & Recreation will prioritize in-person reservations on Monday, Jan. 8, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Average daily walking trips dropped by 36% in the US between 2019 and 2022 — see how Portland compares.
The annual event helps the nonprofit monitor urban bird populations in Portland.
Tree-lined residential streets, outdoor activities, and family-friendly living are the defining features of this Northeast Portland neighborhood.
After a lengthy closure that brought new vault toilets and trail upgrades, hikers can once again make the trek to the top for sweeping views of the Oregon Coast and the Cascade Range.
Join Portland Parks & Recreation in planting and caring for urban trees.
This locally made, free-to-use, stand-alone toilet is working to address common public bathroom concerns.
Learn about where you can go for specific services between the city of Portland and Multnomah County.
More than 100 arborists representing 40 companies are expected to attend the 36th annual Arbororists in the Arboretum event.
An artificial turf field at Grant Park was closed to athletics use in early August after it failed an inspection.
Whether you’re a weekend warrior or the next Tiger Woods, these golf courses in the Portland area are sure to make for a good round.
Scientists say the frequency, duration, and intensity of algae blooms in Northwest waterways are increasing each year.
Walk, bike, or roll along designated routes that are closed to traffic during special events taking place through August.
Interactive fountains and splash pads offer swim-free aquatic fun, while outdoor pools can help the whole family burn off extra energy while beating the heat.
The project will transform the 6-acre grassy space into a community centerpiece and resource for neighboring Mill Park Elementary School.
Construction is slated to start mid-2025 with a grand opening planned for spring of 2026.
The move will allocate additional resources to the land that was largely maintained by volunteers.
Although the window to appreciate this nature preserve’s wildflowers is brief, hikers are also rewarded with vistas of a waterfall and the mighty Columbia River Gorge.
Level 2 electric vehicle chargers were recently installed at seven state parks across Oregon as part of a pilot project encouraging eco-friendly tourism.
More than 300 trees across the city are protected by law and serve as living landmarks.
Many people have expressed worries over the duration of time that parks will be darker while they await replacement light fixtures.
The existing 5-acre park will grow to 25 acres and feature several new amenities.
Volunteers interested in mapping American pika populations in the Columbia River Gorge are invited to free training sessions Thursday, May 11-Saturday, May 13.
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