Walk the trails of Tryon Creek Natural Area with outdoor experts during guided nature walks.
Located in Southwest Portland, Tryon Creek is one of Portland’s best urban parks. This beautiful natural area is a great example of our temperate rainforest climate: trees covered in moss with huge ferns lining the trails that lead to the creek.
Learn about the upcoming nature walks.
Guided Nature Walks at Tryon Creek Natural Area
Join Oregon State Park Rangers, volunteer naturalists and a park guide on free nature walks. Explore Tryon Creek’s forest and learn about the plants and animals that call the natural area home.
Each weekly walk features a different topic. The activity is geared toward ages 5 through adult, but all ages are welcome. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.
The walks take place every Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. Here are the upcoming guided hikes and topics:
- July 2: Fire and forest health
- July 9: Story of stumps
- July 16: Woodpeckers of Tryon
- July 23: Trees of Tryon
- July 30: Amazing amphibians
- August 6: Life in the understory
- August 13: Woodpeckers of Tryon
- August 20: Fish and habitat
- August 27: A story of stumps
No registration is required to participate in the free guided nature walks. Meet at the front of the Nature Center.
Tryon Creek Natural Area is located at 11321 S Terwilliger Blvd. in Portland. For more information, visit Friends of Tryon Creek’s website.
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