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June 24th Gathering at Gateway Green presented by TriMet - Further Details!

Everyone is welcome to join us in Gathering at Gateway Green -Featuring the Dirt Lab- presented by TriMet on Saturday, June 24, 11am-4pm! We are so excited to finally be opening the first portion of the park, the newly completed mountain biking trails, aka the Dirt Lab. This is the first phase in making Gateway Green a one-of-a-kind recreation area in East Portland to serve our entire region. Come ride your bike, make new friends, learn something new, eat some delicious food, and win cool prizes!…

Gathering at Gateway Green -Featuring the Dirt Lab- presented by TriMet

Mark your calendars for the Gathering at Gateway Green - featuring the Dirt Lab - presented by TriMet  a celebration of the first completed phase of the park on June 24, 2017, 11am-4pm.  The event will highlight the new off-road cycling trails and skills course.   Join us for a fun day filled with food, music, nature crafts, games, exhibitions, and more! Meet local organizations and businesses and connect with others from the community at the many booths and activities around the…

Earth Day at Gateway Green

Join us for Earth Day at Gateway Green on Sunday, April 23rd from 9am-12pm. Help us pull ivy and beautify the park! Tools, beverages, and snacks will be provided. Please sign up to volunteer here! 

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 30 large bags of trash, pulling more than 10,000 square feet of ivy, and liberating more than a…

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The Gathering at Gateway Green, Featuring the Dirt Lab!

Save the date: June 24, 2017 
Friends of Gateway Green will be hosting an inaugural event for the Dirt Lab portion of the park early this summer. Stay tuned for more details, including volunteer opportunities!

Big Dig @ Gateway Green

Join us on February 11th for the Big Dig @ Dirt Lab! The Northwest Trail Alliance will be hosting the work party in collaboration with the Friends of Gateway Green - come out to help us beautify our community supported park, pull ivy and dig new trail. You’ll have a chance to see the great work that’s already been done on the site and help us plan for the future! February 11, 2016 10:00am - 3:00pm Gateway Green Park Please RSVP on the NWTA event page and visit our Park Access page…

PP&R Announces $2 Million in Funding for Gateway Green Development

The Friends of Gateway Green is pleased to share the news that Portland Parks Commissioner Amanda Fritz and Director Mike Abbaté have announced $2 Million in System Development Charges (SDCs) funding to help move the Gateway Green project forward. Read the official Press Release from Portland Parks & Recreation below. The original version of this Press Release was posted at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/article/621540. December 19, 2016 For Immediate Release …