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

The Big Dig - A Huge Success!

On February 11, 2017, more than 130 volunteers joined Friends of Gateway Green and Northwest Trail Alliance for the first Big Dig event at the Dirt Lab. The full day event allowed for major progress at the park and a huge step towards our fast-approaching Grand Opening of the bike features in the park (June 24).   Over the course of the day, volunteers beautified the park by collecting more than… Read More

Events

Grand Opening @ Dirt Lab

Save the date: June 24, 2017 
Friends of Gateway Green will be hosting a Grand Opening Event for the Dirt Lab portion of the park this summer. Stay tuned for more details and possible volunteer opportunities! 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.

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