Metro Parks and Natural Areas

Relax and explore at 17,000 acres of regional parks, trails and natural areas across the Portland metropolitan region.  Hike, go on a camping trip, take a boat ride or go on a picnic.  Metro has a destination for you.

The Intertwine Alliance

The Intertwine Alliance is a Portland-Vancouver regional coalition of non-profit organizations, public agencies and private firms working together to more fully integrate nature into our urban sphere.  We support the AR project by connecting them to new partners and promoting their important work.

US Forest Service

The mission of the Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

Our Partner Agencies

Oregon State Parks

The mission of the Oregon State Parks Department is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.

Clark County Parks and Trails

Whether you are planning a family picnic, hiking with friends or just craving some solitude in a magnificent setting, Clark County's many parks and trails can provide a great outdoor experience.

US Fish and Wildlife

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is an agency of federal government within the U.S. Department of the Interior which is dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, and natural habitats.

Portland Parks & Recreation

Portland's parks, public places, natural areas, and recreational opportunities give life and beauty to our city. These essential assets connect people to place, self, and others. Portland's residents treasure and care for this legacy, building on the past to provide for future generations.

Audubon Society of Portland

The Audubon Society of Portland promotes the understanding, enjoyment, and protection of native birds, other wildlife and their habitats.  Inspiring all people to love and protect nature is best achieved when we embrace diversity as a value and practice.


SW Trails is a community group which promotes walking and biking in southwest Portland, Oregon by: leading regular hikes, volunteer work parties, developing new walking and biking opportunities and advocating walking/biking.

Tigard Parks & Recreation

From open green fields to fishing on the Tualatin River, parks in Tigard offer you the great outdoors. With nearly 550 acres of parks, greenways and natural areas, the City of Tigard provides a variety of options for recreation, while protecting natural beauty and providing valuable wildlife habitat.

Tualatin Parks and Recreation

Tualatin's system of parks and greenways foster the well-being and health of every citizen.  Discover what Tualatin's parks system offers especially for you.  Exercise, play, compete and relax in over 200 acres of well-maintained parks, trails and natural areas.

Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) may best be described as a small agency with a big mission: To sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America's public lands.  It administers over 245 million surface acres.  The BLM also manages 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates.

Tualatin Riverkeepers

Tualatin Riverkeepers is a non-profit organization dedicated to holistic watershed management for the benefit of our communities.  TRK takes a proactive approach to advocacy for clean waters, empowers the diversity of stakeholders in the Tualatin river basin to care for our unique river.

Independent Living Resources

To promote the philosophy of Independent Living by creating opportunities, encouraging choices, advancing equal access, and furthering the level of independence for all people with disabilities.

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area straddles both the states of Oregon and Washington and encompasses several major towns, such as Hood River, White Salmon, and Cascade Locks.  The area is also a popular "backyard" playground to the metropolis of Portland and Vancouver.

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District

Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation invites residents to gather, play, and explore.  It has more than 90 park sites with recreational amenities, 60 miles of hard and soft paved trails and more than 1,400 acres of natural area.  Get an up-close look at forests, lakes, streams, birds and other wildlife!

North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District

North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District is a service district of Clackamas County dedicated to providing exceptional parks and recreation programs, facilities and services.  The 36-square mile area includes the cities of Happy Valley, Milwaukie and a large area of unincorporated Clackamas County.

Oregon Office on Disability and Health at OHSU

Oregon Office on Disability and Health was founded in 1994 and is housed at OHSU. OODH is funded by the CDC to work with state and community partners to increase Oregon's capacity to improve the health and quality of life of Oregonians with disabilities through improved access to health care, health promotion, and increased community resources.

School of Occupational Therapy at Pacific University

The School of Occupational Therapy engages students in transformational education, to become occupational therapists committed to occupation-based practice, life-long learning, scholarship, service, and advocacy to promote occupational well-being and justice in healthcare and society.  

City of Portland Disability Program

The City of Portland's Disability Program was re-established in 2006 in the Office of Neighborhood Involvement to connect, support and encourage collaborative civic engagement between the people of the disability community, neighborhoods and city government.

West Linn Parks & Recreation

To provide life enhancing experiences and to promote a healthy community.  This is accomplished by providing safe, attractive, and well maintained parks, facilities, trails and open spaces, as well as, creative and challenging recreation programs for the enjoyment of West Linn citizens of all ages.

Wood Village Parks & Recreation

Wood Village is located 12 miles east of Portland, Oregon, and is nestled between Troutdale, Fairview and Gresham along I-84 in the Columbia River Gorge.  It hosts a main road to Mt. Hood that is part of the Mt. Hood Scenic Byway Corridor.

Hillsboro Parks & Recreation

The City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department is an award-winning and nationally accredited parks and recreation agency dedicated to providing diverse, innovative and exceptional recreational and cultural opportunities that enrich the lives of our citizens.

Wheelchair Destinations

Producers of award winning videos offering viewers a preview of the accessibility of tourist attractions, businesses and recreation venues.  Beautifully photographed and hosted by John Williams, well known Portland personality and creator of Accessible Adventures in the Pacific Northwest.