Gateway Green Blog



CANCELED due to weather Spring Dig @ Gateway Green on 4/7/18

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Gateway Green Open House

Gateway Green Community Gathering Saturday, February 24, 2018 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) 10301 NE Glisan St Presentations at 10:30am and 12:00pm Stop in to see a draft park design and tell us what you think. Share your ideas about: Natural habitat restoration Improved pedestrian and bicycle access to and within the park Expanded opportunities for a variety of recreation and outdoor activities for people of all ages and abilities Gateway Green is a new…

SOLVE IT Earth Day Event at Gateway Green

Sunday, April 22, 2018   -   9:00 am to Noon Join Friends of Gateway Green, on Sunday April 22, to help clean up the park—and the multi-use path that leads to and borders the park. We’ll also be pulling English Ivy, especially around the native plant seedlings that were planted in February. We’ll meet by the storage containers near the center of the park. Tools, trash bags, gloves and refreshments will be provided. It’s important to dress for the weather—and bring a filled…

Planting at Gateway Green (Postponed)

POSTPONED This event has been postponed, due to weather, and rescheduled. Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Monday, February 19, 2018, 1:00 to 3:00 pm   Like getting your hands dirty? Join us on President’s Day for a planting work party at Gateway Green. We’ll meet by the storage containers in the center of the park at 1:00 pm and finish up around 3:00 pm. We have at least 200 native plant seedlings to plant in the wooded area. The plants are small and the ground is soft, so it will…

Fall Dig @ the Dirt Lab

Northwest Trail Alliance has organized a trail work party at Gateway Green to prepare the bike trails for winter. More information (and to register) visit

Wear work clothes; bring water & snack; lunch provided.

No experience needed! Bring the kids! We’ll put everyone to work. No dogs please.



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…

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…