Tryon Creek State park is located in Portland, the park is easily accessible from downtown Portland, and it is a favorite spot for family hangouts. Visitors frequent the park for strolling and hiking on the nature trails located in the park. The paved trails provide a perfect spot for cycling, the park encloses a nature store, and operates summer day camps, school trips and guided nature walks.
Things to Do
- Guided nature walks provide a great opportunity to hike along the nature trails and get to understand nature and beauty of the land, even more. Special walks are organized for little kids, on which they can explore nature, art and enjoy outdoor play. Learn about the flora and fauna of Tryon Creek in guided walks.
- Families will enjoy the guided nature stroll, get to learn about the forest and explore the wonders of the steam. Kids of all ages are welcome on hikes along with their parents. All hiking activities are free.
- Many special events are held in the nature center Kraft room, where participants will illustrate the beauty of the state park, beginners in painting and drawing can also take part. Most of these events are free, but registration may be required.
- Traditional carving and basketry exhibits and demonstrations are held in the park, in events, such as the Traditional and Contemporary Native American craft demonstrations. These events are free to enter, and appropriate for all age groups.
- Camping and related activities are held in the Summer.
- Families can have picnic at the park.
- People of all ages and mobility-related issues can take a hike in the park, restrooms are available on site.
Tryon Creek State park Insider Tips
- If hiking on your own, don't forget to take a map of the area, or use GPS.
- Dogs are allowed on leash.
- Bring bug repellents.