Tualatin Hills Nature Center offers 222 ecologically diverse acres, which is a unique habitat including ponds, creeks, marshes and forests. The park can be explored via 1.5 miles of paved trails and 3.5 miles of soft-surface trails. The park is home to a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and insects.
The Interpretive Center offers programs and special events for all ages, and the facility is also available to rent when programs are not in session. Learn about local resources and trails, view interpretive displays and explore the reference library. Also, the Nature Store has a wide selection of field guides, nature books, toys and more.
Hours: Parks and trails are open daily, dawn to dusk. The Interpretive Center is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
ADA Accessible: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Pet Policy: Pets, including dogs, are prohibited in the park and on the trails
Flora: Trillium, Ponderosa Pine
Wildlife: Beaver, Pacific Chorus Frogs, Rough-Skinned Newt, Black-tailed Deer, Pileated Woodpecker, River Otter, Mink
Did You Know…
- The park has more than 5 miles of trails that wind through 222 acres of diverse habitat?
- Visitors map spot Rough-Skinned Newts, w reddish-brown salamander that secretes a toxin from their skins as a deterrent to predators?
Meeting Planners & Event Organizers: Interested in hosting a meeting or event here? Located on the edge of the Nature Park’s oak woodland, the Tualatin Hills Nature Center offers a large meeting/banquet room (Beaver Den) and two smaller, more intimate rooms (Fireplace Room and Robin’s Nest). All three rooms boast vaulted ceilings, natural woodwork and large windows that look out into the forest. The newly-constructed courtyard can be reserved in conjunction with the rental of the Beaver Den and is a beautiful setting for outdoor weddings or other events.