Maricara Natural Area

Location -
10608 S.W. 30th Ave., Portland, OR 97219
Neighborhood - SW Portland

Categories - Parks/Gardens

Walking through Maricara Natural Area feels like a hike in the mountains. The natural area offers walkers the opportunity to enjoy the quiet and beauty of a Douglas fir and big leaf maple dominated forest in their own backyard. The wetlands and small streams enhance the experience with their diversity of plants and wildlife. During any season, this unique 17-acre natural area with over a mile of trails in southwest Portland offers a respite from city traffic, noise, and urban activities.