Nadaka Nature Park Opens

Nature Play Sign


On April 4th, 2015 the new 2 acre section of Nadaka Nature Park opened to the delight of the community.  Read more about the opening in the article written by Jodi Weinberger of the Outlook.

Nadaka Tea Party Fundraiser

2015-04-28 16.36.19Everyone is cordially invited to a Nadaka Tea Party Fundraiser to celebrate the Camp Fire Girls of Nadaka.  Come and enjoy delicious scones, sandwiches, desserts and tea while enjoying stories from some of the Camp Fire Girls who spent time at Nadaka Camp.  Then enjoy a quick walk through the forest to feel the magic.

You are encouraged to wear a hat and there will be a prize for the best one.

Seating is limited so make your reservation now.

Reservations can be made a 4 ways.

1.Online by clicking the button below and submitting electronic payment,

Eventbrite - Nadaka Tea Fundraiser

2. By printing, completing, scanning, & emailing form below to and sending a check to our fiscal agent Columbia Slough Watershed Council (7040 NE 47th Ave Portland , OR 97218).

Tea Registration Paper Form

3.Mailing completed form and check to: Monica McAllister- Nadaka Nature Park /Columbia Slough Watershed Council 7040 NE 47th Ave Portland , OR 97218.

4.Handing completed forms with check or cash to Monica-Nadaka Nature Park Coordinator or Lee Dayfield– Friends of Nadaka.


All checks should be made out to Columbia Slough Watershed Council (CSWC),

  Nadaka’s fiscal agent, with the memo stating Nadaka Tea Fundraiser.

Any questions should be directed to Monica McAllister- Nadaka Nature Park Coordinator. Email at or call at 503-956-8558.


Grand Opening Celebration at Nadaka

You’re Invited to the Grand Opening Celebration
of Nadaka Nature Park

Saturday, April 4th 10:00am to Noon

The official opening of the newly created community garden, nature based play area, and picnic shelter on the south two acres of the park.

Com GardenCome and see our new community garden at Nadaka. There are six ADA raised beds for those needing them. Plots are available for 50 families depending on size desired. Adam Kohl of Outgrowing Hunger will be managing this City of Gresham community garden.
You can register online with the City of Gresham or register at the Grand Opening.

The amazing nature based play area for children will connect them to the natural world longhousethrough play. Wood elements for this structure donated by Tualatin Hills Parks & Recreation. Other wood elements are from Doug Firs in the forest that had to be removed & boulders are from the new Rockwood Police Station site on NE 181st.



Audubon Live BirdsThe Audubon Society of Portland’s Education birds will be present and teaming up with Slough School to provide environmental education.  Attendees can spread seeds on the new eco lawn areas and enjoy a walk in the forest stopping to view the Camp Fire Girls kiosk.

Refreshments and fun for the whole family!  Meet the many partners of Friends of Nadaka that have made this possible.