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No Ivy Day at GG - Oct 28

Gateway Green is participating in PP&R’s annual No Ivy Day. Saturday, October 28, 2017   -   9:00 am to Noon We’ve made great progress on control of the English Ivy in the wooded area. But more work is needed to prepare the park for the planting of a variety of native species in 2018. [We hope to schedule a planting work party this winter!] Tools, gloves, and snacks will be provided. Please bring a full water bottle, and dress for the weather. Please pre-register, so we know…

Help Shape the Future of Gateway Green

We are recruiting a diverse group of community advisors! Portland Parks & Recreation and Friends of Gateway Green are looking for interested Portlanders to serve on the Gateway Green Project Advisory Committee. This group will help shape a refined park design to guide natural habitat restoration, improve pedestrian and bicycle access, and expand opportunities for a variety of recreation and outdoor activities for people of all ages and abilities. Park enthusiasts, outdoor adventurers, hikers,…

Rainy Season Advisory

The rainy season is upon us! Please respect the trails and features to ensure their sustainability. Please continue to follow the general rules of the park as well as these wet weather guidelines when you ride:  Exercise extra caution on wet or muddy days and scout your ride: Single track riders: Please stay off the trails following significant rain events. A good indication that you shouldn’t ride is if you leave a boot or tire track, the trail needs more time to drain…

Gathering at Gateway Green Recap

Sunny with temperatures in the nineties, more mountain bikes than you’ve ever seen, and more than 1,000 people coming together for the Gathering at Gateway Green presented by TriMet. There was delicious food, musical entertainment, and activities for everyone! It was an incredible celebration of the opening of Dirt Lab; you could feel the excitement from the kids and adults alike. The delicious food and cold treats were a crowd favorite, as well as the beer garden which was going strong long…

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…