This old-time park with a baseball diamond, grassy hill and plenty of surrounding open space is lined with old Portland ... More
This old-time park with a baseball diamond, grassy hill and plenty of surrounding open space is lined with old Portland houses. It takes you back to the city's past on all sides. Still, Brooklyn Park offers modern facilities including a softball/baseball field, basketball court, playground, wading pool and restrooms. Located just south of busy Powell Boulevard, it is convenient to downtown Portland and the east side.
This land was once owned by a merchant prince, Cicero Hunt Lewis, who was married to Clementine Couch, the daughter
of Captain John Heard Couch. (It's pronounced "cooch"; do not let a local hear you say "couch," like sofa.) ...
Flowing brooks and waterfalls make this fountain a downtown nature excursion. Designed by Michael Lawrence Halprin, the fountain was named
for the man who brought urban renewal to Portland. Wading is permitted in most of Portland's fountains, and on ...
Nature is close enough to really enjoy in this metropolitan state park just minutes out of downtown. Walking, hiking, equestrian
and bicycle trails wind along the creek and through the canyon forested with native plants. Bird watching is also ...