Parks, recreation, and activities

Visit Portland Parks & Recreation to find a park, natural area, or community center, and to sign up for a class or activity.

News and Notices

Spring is here and plazas are in bloom!

Highlighting events, a new guest piece from the community, and our survey on NW 13th Ave Plaza

News article


PBOT Safe Routes to School April 2024 Newsletter

Updated Newsletter


Construction and Maintenance

Construction started in October 2021, with expected completion in Summer 2024
The new parking area is now open to the community for use.
Expected Grand Opening May 2024

Upcoming Events

Irving Park Nature Patch Stewardship

Pitch in to help keep the Irving Park Nature Patch beautiful.

9:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event
A photo of Wilshire Park Nature Patch planting day volunteers.

Powell Butte Nature Park Volunteer Trail Work Event

Join PP&R and TKO to help maintain the trails in Powell Butte Nature Park Volunteer Trail Work Event.

9:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
Powell Butte Park Mt Hood View

Greening Wilkes Earth Day event

Join Portland Parks & Recreation and partner organizations to celebrate Earth Day with a free native plant giveaway!

10:00 am 2:00 pm
Volunteer Event