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Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

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Address: Highway 219, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Phone Number: +1 503-681-6424
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Not so wet!!

Oregon has,had a very dry summer therefore the lake was dry. It was a cloudy wet day but we still managed to see lots of birds. A good day out

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
Susan P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Oregon has,had a very dry summer therefore the lake was dry. It was a cloudy wet day but we still managed to see lots of birds. A good day out

Thank Susan P
Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I go there whenever I can: it's so close to the town, yet so much country. They do lots of school age education inside the center and on the trails.

Thank Mike B
Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

From Hawks, to Eagles to Osprey, Jackson Bottom has it all. Best of all, it is free. There are so many other things to see and do at Jackson Bottom. It is a great educational experience for the entire family.

Thank Blaine A
Beaverton, Oregon
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170 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We visited the Preserve for the first time and it is so impressive. We are not bird watchers but this place makes me wan to be one, or at least start looking for some birds. Lots of trails to walk or run and a very nice visitors' center with some impressive displays including a bird's nest that must be seen!

Thank slashby
Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Wetlands Preserve is an excellent stop for those interested in local wildlife. The numerous trails provide extensive opportunity for observing both flora and fauna. Be sure to stop in and look at the displays inside. The volunteer staff is extremely helpfl.

Thank Robert W
Portland, Oregon
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502 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

About an hour and a half walk to see perching birds and waterfowl. The variety and quantity varies with the seasons. Starting with October there are thousands of Canadian Geese. The information Education building is nice. Nice bathrooms and information plaques, they have a gift shop and a tally of the birds seen that day. Nice arrangement of bird feeders.... More 

Thank tiredandtravelled
Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

It is a place where you can walk on the trails and feel the peaceful atmosphere. Great bird watching are. Once in a while we see deer across the river where the trail gets close. You can walk there when it rains but it can be muddy. great place to just get away from suburbia.

Thank Rjkla
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Good for a family outing, but in the rainy season the whole park is flooded. Some parts are handicapped accessible. Lots of scouts do projects here and it is really an outstanding place for eagle scout projects.

Thank Robert Z
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a beautiful preserve with great trails and very diverse environments. We really enjoyed our birdwatching there.

Thank BusyTraveler99
Forest Grove, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is located off of the Hillsboro Waste treatment. Keep in mind that the wetlands are more of a preserve for plants, birds and other animals, than a park for people There is a cool lookout, store, and museum with taxidermy of all the critters found in the area. This is a great place for bird watchers,... More 

Thank MJ_EBs007

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