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Nature Play the Day Away: Westmoreland

Outing

Overview

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  • Distance

    1 mile loop around Westmoreland Park

Stewardships

Description

In collaboration with Michael Barton of PDX Kids in Nature.

Pack a lunch and enjoy a day outside playing on one of Portland’s first Nature Playgrounds, learn about the amazing creatures that inhabit our native wetlands, and enjoy a walk through a garden featuring waterfalls, bridges, and over 2,500 rhododendrons and azaleas.

Features: A nature-based playground, a boardwalk around a restored wetland, a rhododendron garden, and easy access from the MAX orange line.

Location: SE Portland

Potty Break: Restrooms are near the picnic tables by the playground and at the Crystal Springs Rhododendron garden.

Parking: On-street parking immediately adjacent to the playground and at the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden.

*Note: The Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden offers free admission for adults October through March and admission is always free for kids under 12.  For hours and additional information, visit their website here: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/finder/index.cfm?propertyid=27&action=viewpark