On February 18, 2015, Portland City Council approved the expansion of the existing smoke and tobacco-free parks policy across the entire parks system.
Starting July 1, 2015, all City parks, natural areas, community centers, trails, golf courses, recreation areas, and all other sites where PP&R park rules apply will be smoke and tobacco free.
For more information on Portland's Smoke-Free Parks Policy, please click on the links below:
Quitting smoking and using tobacco can be hard, but there are resources available to help. Some of these resources can be found at Oregon Health Authority’s Get Help Quitting.
Community Based Program: nicotine-anonymous.org
Asian Smokers Quit Line
Available Monday-Friday, 8 am to 9 pm (Pacific Time)
Voicemail and recorded messages are available 24 hours, 7 days a week
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin): 1-800-838-8917
For military members, families, and veterans: ucanquit2.org
To report park rule violations contact the Ranger’s Call Center at 503-823-1637 or firstname.lastname@example.org. While this may not always lead to immediate action, it will help PP&R in tracking the issue.