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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

Portland Sunday Parkways returns to Southwest Portland on Sept. 10, with opportunities to bike, walk, roll, and hike!

Portland Sunday Parkways presented by Kaiser Permanente will return to the Southwest Portland Multnomah neighborhood on Sept. 10, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Updated Press release

Audit Update: The Office of Management and Finance has addressed most City credit card risks; purchase of gift cards prohibited until City policy is in place

This is a two-year follow-up to our 2021 report, City credit card use slowed during pandemic but exposes underlying risks.

News article

Construction and Maintenance

Construction started in October 2021, with expected completion in Summer 2023
Forest Park Entrance completion delayed due to recent storm damage
A new Errol Heights Park is coming in 2023

Upcoming Events

Marquam Nature Park Volunteer Ivy Pull Event

Join PP&R and the Friends of Marquam to help restore Marquam Nature Park.

9:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event

Stewardship event at Columbia Children's Arboretum

Join Portland Parks & Recreation and HandsOn Greater Portland to continue restoration work in the natural areas of this unique park.

12:00 pm 3:00 pm
Volunteer Event

Portland Parks Board Meeting

Monthly Parks Board Meeting - October

5:00 pm 7:00 pm
Public Meeting