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Thompson Park

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Size in acres

4.42

Year acquired

1986

History

David P. Thompson was close friends with Ulysses S. Grant in the late 1800s. Grant named Thompson the Governor of the Idaho Territory. Later, Thompson became mayor of Portland. He is responsible for the elk statue in the middle of SW Main in the Plaza Blocks. Not surprisingly, the statue is known as the Thompson Elk.

Park Location or Entrance

NE 138th Avenue and Thompson Street
Portland, OR 97230

Open hours

Park hours: 5:00am-midnight

City section

East