Dirt Lab @ Gateway Green

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What is Gateway Green?

Gateway Green is one of Portland’s newest park acquisition - 25 acres of unused open space to be developed into a world-class recreation destination. Located in East Portland on the site of the former Rocky Butte Jail, Gateway Green will cultivate social equity, demonstrate innovative urban habitat restoration and energize local economic development. 

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Updates

POSITIONS FILLED Positions available with Gateway Green through Confluence Fellows program

THESE POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED Interested in equity, diversity, and inclusion? Looking for direct experience with environmental organizations in Oregon? Confluence Environmental Center advances environmental and social justice through innovative partnerships, while promoting individual leadership. These life changing service opportunities address critical, environmental needs in low-income communities… Read More

Events

Sunday, May 27 7:30 - 9:00 AM Morning Birdwalk at Gateway Green

Join Jim Labbe (Friends of Gateway Green Board member) for a morning bird walk at Gateway Green to explore what species inhabit Gateway Green’s open meadows and forests. We’ll also talk about the status of the Gateway Green project including plans to enhance bird habitat on site. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars if you have them. If you plan to attend email Jim at jlabbe@urbanfauna.org to get… Read More

Directions

Getting to Gateway Green

Cyclists and pedestrians can access Gateway Green using the 1-205 Multi-use Path. The park is located between Gateway Transit Center and the City of Maywood Park/Parkrose neighborhood.

Detailed Directions