Gray Match— triple your donation for Education!

Longtime Friend of Tryon Creek and philanthropist, John D. Gray, initiated a special opportunity to match your gifts 2:1 in support of Education.

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Stewardship Opportunities

Stewardship Opportunities

Join Eco Crew the 1st & 2nd Saturdays of the month from 9am-12pm. Eco Crew volunteer tasks alternate between trail maintenance and invasive plant removal.

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Bird Blitz

Bird Blitz! is a bird diversity survey taking place in Portland’s very own Tryon Creek State Natural Area! Bird Blitz! aims to better understand which bird species live at Tryon.

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Story & Stroll – Slugs

This program integrates nature exploration, art, literature, movement, and outdoor play.  It is geared toward families with young children (preferably ages 2-6) but all are welcome.

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Junior Ranger Sundays: Birdlandia

A fun summer is a safe summer. In this ranger-led hike you will learn all you need to know about how to be an expert and safe hiker. Be sure to arrive at 1:00pm to be part of this activity. Fun for kids ages 6-12

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Story & Stroll – Fantastic Frogs

This program integrates nature exploration, art, literature, movement, and outdoor play.  It is geared toward families with young children (preferably ages 2-6) but all are welcome.

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Book Club – Ricky’s Atlas

Join us with author Judy Li! We will meet to discuss Ricky’s Atlas and Judy Li will share her intent and inspiration behind Elli’s Log and Ricky’s Atlas.

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Story & Stroll – Bird Beak Buffet

This program integrates nature exploration, art, literature, movement, and outdoor play.  It is geared toward families with young children (preferably ages 2-6) but all are welcome.

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Summer Solstice

Celebrate the longest day and shortest night of the year by going on an evening guided walk in the park. We’ll talk about what creates seasons, cultural celebrations for summer solstice from around the world, and discover the highlights of the forest this season.

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Gray Match

Please join the 2017 matching gift opportunity, presented by the John D. Gray Friends of Tryon Creek State Park Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, where gifts will be tripled in support of Outdoor Education programming. Friends of Tryon Creek must secure...

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Give a gift continuing Lu’s legacy

It has been forty-six years since Jean Siddall and I, along with a small band of supporters, founded Friends of Tryon Creek to promote a regional park in the Tryon Creek canyon. Pressure for development was imminent and it was clear that any hope for a park needed...

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