Summertime Tree Walk

Classes and Activities
Join PP&R Urban Forestry in the South Tabor Neighborhood for a tree walk exploring some of Portland's unique street trees.
A row of uniformly shaped trees with cars parked in front
12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Meet at the southeast corner of Clinton Park (5576 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97206

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Street Tree Specimens

Portland's street are lined with some exceptional and interested trees - some of which you may not find in other areas throughout the city.

Here are a few of the tree species we will see on our walk:

Golden Rain Tree

Koelreuteria paniculata

Golden rain tree

Mimosa Tree

Albizia julibrissin

mimosa tree

Bay Laurel

Laurus nobilis

bay laurel

Amur Maackia

Maackia amurensis

Amur maackia

Practice Your Tree Identification

Tree Inventory Project volunteers using a guide to identify a tree.

No prior experience required!

Although books and online resources are useful tools for identifying trees, the best and most memorable way to learn about trees is by seeing them up close and in person.

A tree walk lets you not only see trees but also learn about them through touch and smell.

Learn more about Tree Identification for Portlanders. 

Close-up image of the cone of a Douglas-fir tree.

Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry's mission is to manage and ensure Portland's urban forest infrastructure for current and future generations. Portland’s urban forest consists of 220,000 street trees, 1.2 million park trees, and innumerable private property trees.

Urban Forestry is involved in managing or regulating all of these trees to differing degrees. Urban Forestry staff issue permits for planting, pruning, and removal of all public and some private trees and are on call 24/7 to respond to tree emergencies.

For more information on Urban Forestry -