Find the Stewardship Gnomes in Nature!

Blossom, Greenie and Oak have upped their hiding game! The 3 gnomes hide in 3 natural park areas each month...then the Gnomes Roam!  Check back monthly to learn where they're hiding...then, go find them! You'll also discover winding trails, scenic vistas and unique characteristics in the park natural areas. Happy hunting!

AUGUST GNOME HUNT

Cooks Butte Park

Explore the lower trail where a gnome peeks from a tree to look for his horse pal. Next, head up the winding trail as a gnome found a tree-mendous spot to hide in the 42 acre forest. One red-hat imp favors the trail near the hilltop meadow where deer graze…shh!

Location: 2266 Palisades Crest Dr.         

Parking: 18600 Shipley Dr. (Follow the paved path along the meadow into the woods)

 

Pennington Park

It’s an urban oasis scavenger hunt! Discover the 3 gnomes in this tucked away one acre natural area. Enjoy the tranquility of this hidden gem that offers songbirds, graceful trees and a paved path along babbling Springbrook Creek. The gnomes are waiting...

Location: 15120 Boones Ferry Rd.    

Parking:  Off Boones Way.  Look for the trail leading into the woods.

 

Roehr Park Natural Area

The gnomes wave to eagles, osprey and blue heron in this 7.5 acre natural area on the Willamette River.  Stroll the paved river trail till you pass the Charlie S. Brown Water Sports Center. Now the gnome hunt begins! Look high and low as these gnomes are tricky! 
 

Location: 350 Oswego Pointe Dr.

Parking:  350 Oswego Pointe Dr.