The Aubrey R. Watzek House is located in Portland's west side Sylvan-Highlands neighborhood, in a bend of SW Skyline Boulevard between SW Barnes Road and SW Fairview Boulevard. The property affords expansive views to the north, east, and south, including views of Mount Hood.
Beaverton Creek Wetlands Natural Area is a 15-acre wetland in Beaverton's Five Oaks/Triple Creek neighborhood, located just north of SW Tualatin Valley Highway, west of SW 153rd Dr. Johnston Creek flows from the south into the natural area and merges with Beaverton Creek as it heads toward nearby Tualatin Hills Nature Park. Mt.
Located in the Bethany neighborhood, this 42-acre park consists primarily of lawn and trails surrounding Bethany Lake. Bethany Lake Park is a destination for walkers, bikers, bird watchers, and anglers. It also has picnic tables and a community garden, and includes a half-mile segment of the Rock Creek Regional Trail.
Located off of SW Center Street in Central Beaverton, 5-acre Center Street Park offers basketball and tennis courts, picnic tables, and a playground with a swing set. A paved trail encircles this neighborhood park, which has a large grassy lawn in the center. It is frequently a site for the district's Concert/Theater in the Park series.
Nestled in the Cedar Hills neighborhood, between Walker Rd. and Hwy 26, 20-acre Commonwealth Lake Park surrounds man-made Commonwealth Lake. Johnson Creek runs along the north border of the park, while a playground and soccer field are featured on the park's west side.
Overlooking the Tualatin River Valley, Cooper Mountain Nature Park is located on the edge of Beaverton. The 230-acre park offers visitors 3½ miles of trails that traverse the park and pass through each of its distinct habitats - from conifer forest to prairie to oak woodlands.
Dirksen Nature Park The park is also known as Fowler Woods (due to its proximity to Fowler Middle School) and as Summer Creek Natural Area (because Summer Creek flows through the property). The 48 acre park is the largest nature park in Tigard and was purchased by the city of Tigard through a bond measure passed in 2010.
Located in central Beaverton adjacent SW Farmington Rd., Eichler Park is a two-and-a-half acre neighborhood park that includes a playground, a basketball court, open grass lawns for active play, and a community garden. Eichler Park is unique among THPRD parks for its bike park, located at the west end of the park.
Located in the Cedar Mill neighborhood, eight-acre George Foege Park is located on the west side of NW Cedar Hills Blvd. just south of NW Cornell Road. Foege Park includes picnic tables, paved walkways, a grassy lawn, and a playground with a swing set. A pedestrian bridge connects Foege Park to housing on the opposite side of NW Cedar Hills Blvd.
The park is a regular site for the district's summer concert series, and is the place to go to in Beaverton for disc golf; the nine-hole course attracts both beginners and advanced players. Amenities at Greenway Park include a basketball court, tennis court, and several play areas for children.
In 1975, the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District purchased this 68-acre Jenkins Estate on the northwest slope of Cooper Mountain overlooking the Tualatin Valley. Tucked into a wooded niche on Cooper Mountain, Jenkins Estate is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Lowami Hart Woods Natural Area is a 28-acre forested and wetland natural area that was redeveloped by the district in 2013 and reopened in January 2014. Located on SW Hart Rd. -- between SW Murray Blvd. and SW 155th Ave. in the West Beaverton -- this natural area is a destination for walking and wildlife viewing, especially birds.
Basketball Court: The half-sized basketball court on the east side of the park can be accessed from the path. Tennis Court: The tennis court on the east side of the park can be accessed from the path. Lawn: The large central lawn area offers flat and sloped open space for sports and games.
Metzger Park is a seven-acre, fully accessible Park set in a forested environment. It features a variety of outdoor play equipment and is conveniently located at the corner of Hall and Hemlock, just two minutes from Washington Square, at 8400 SW Hemlock Street Portland, OR 97223 (Corner of SW Hall Blvd. & SW Hemlock St.).
Mt. Williams Park is an undeveloped parcel of district property atop Mt. Williams in the West Beaverton neighborhood. The future park is more accessible to vistors than ever after a bond-funded project -- completed in 2013 -- extended the Westside Regional Trail over Mt. Williams to the delight of walkers, runners, and bicyclists.
The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals exists to engage, inspire, and educate generations on the splendor and complexities of our Earth. The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals is located 25 minutes west on Highway 26 from downtown Portland, Oregon, near Hillsboro.
Canada Goose Management in Summerlake Park At the request of local residents, Tigard Parks & Rec began a new program in March to manage geese at Summerlake Park. The city regularly receives complaints requesting that Canada goose problems be addressed.
Located only minutes from downtown Portland is Oregon's only state park within a major metropolitan area. Every day, visitors come to hike or stroll Tryon Creek State Park's nature trails through the verdant ravine between Boones Ferry Road and Terwilliger Boulevard in southwest Portland.
In the heart of Beaverton, Cedar Mill Creek spills into the westward flowing Beaverton Creek. Surrounding this confluence is the Tualatin Hills Nature Park, a remarkably diverse 222-acre wildlife preserve with wetlands, forests and streams that are habitat to insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
Tektronix vectorscopes, waveform monitors, and test signal generators were instrumental in the development of color television. In the 1950s, Tektronix products were used by RCA in the development of the NTSC color system which enabled broadcast for both color and black & white reception.
The park consists of two half-court basketball facilities, tennis courts, circuit training equipment, including an ADA-accessible, four-station multigym, and two playgrounds - one for younger children and another for older children – with a large sand pit in between.
The Willamette Meridian is one of 37 Principal Meridians in the United States, each of which is named, that define the rectangular survey system. The Willamette Stone is the "Initial Point" or Point of Beginning of the Willamette Meridian. All land surveys and property descriptions in Oregon and Washington are referenced to this point.