Kelley Point Park Project

In Planning
Planning is underway for a new trail connection and other improvements at Kelley Point Park, located at the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in North Portland.
A wide view a family at the beach of Kelley Point Park. It's a partly cloudy day and a log is visible floating just offshore; trees with green leaves are in the left foreground; with the image dominated by the waters of the Columbia River
Planning is underway; community engagement will start later in 2023

Project Update

Survey work is underway onsite, including inventorying of trees. You may see contractors onsite, markings, and/or tags on trees. This will help inform the design for a new bicycle/pedestrian trail connecting the existing regional trail (Willamette Greenway / North Portland Greenway) into the park. 

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Project Overview 

Kelley Point Park is a 105-acre park located at the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in the St. Johns neighborhood in North Portland. Improvements are being planned to improve access, enhance natural resources, and acknowledge the importance of this location to Native and Indigenous communities. This project is made possible with support from Metro and Parks System Development Charges funding.  

The project has two phases:

  • Trail Extension - a new bicycle/pedestrian trail connection will be designed and constructed to connect into the park. This trail connection will close the last major gap between Kelley Point Park and the Willamette Greenway / North Portland Greenway.  
  • Park improvements - priorities for park improvements will be determined through a community engagement process beginning later in 2023, but could include new picnic areas, better ADA accessibility, improved water access, and enhancement of the park's natural resources. 



Park Location or Entrance
N Marine Drive and Columbia Blvd
Portland, OR 97203


Maija Spencer (she, they)

Senior Community Engagement Coordinator


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