Cook Park is conveniently located in the city of Tigard, on the banks of the Tualatin River. The 79-acre park has more than 2.5 miles of hard and soft-surface trails, a butterfly garden, river access, wetland areas, picnic tables, park shelters, playgrounds and restrooms.
Trails and the Ki-a-Kuts pedestrian/bicycle bridge link the east and west sides of the park and connect to Durham’s City Park and Tualatin’s Community Park. Bring a canoe or kayak, or rent one here from the Tualatin Riverkeepers during the summer months. The Tupling Butterfly Garden attract birds and butterflies, which can be viewed from the gazebo.
Hours: Open daily, dawn to dusk
Pet Policy: Dogs must be on leash, and owner is responsible for removal of all waste.
Flora: Lavender, Black-Eyed Susan, Ponderosa Pines, Oak Trees
Wildlife: Wood Ducks, Mallards, Great Blue Heron, Beavers, River Otters
Did you know…
- Cook Park is home to the annual Festival of Balloons?
- Green herons, pileated woodpeckers, kingfishers and western screech owls are among the park’s many regular visitors?