The World Forestry Center
4033 SW Canyon Road Portland, Oregon 97221

Accessibility Info 

There will be sweetly tendend BIPOC (black, indigenous, + people of color) only space in the libarary all weekend.  (please only be in this space if you identify as such). 
Campus is ADA accessible. (see most accessible route on map below) 
Bathrooms will be made gender neutral for the weekend where possible, there is a single stall bathroom in the discovery museum, where the mt. hood classroom is.
Classes will be in english, with amplification in larger rooms, ASL will be provided in select classes. (please email me if you have questions about he ASL,
Space is low fragrance, please refrain from wearing chemical fragances, please keep all scents to a minimum, thank you.  There will be no incense burning in the space.
All buildings are single story accept for the Mt. Hood room which is upstairs in the discovery museum, there is an elevator.
Chairs are lightly padded with no armrests. 
This event is sober, please no drugs or alcohol.
Transportation and Parking info below.
Campus Map

Location, Parking, and Transportation Info:

Located in Portland’s beautiful Washington Park. We are just five minutes from downtown Portland. Our campus includes the Discovery Museum, Miller Hall, Cheatham Hall, the David Douglas Room and Merlo Hall (our business offices).


Washington Park has a pay-by-space meter system in place. Rates are $1.60 an hour with a discount for all day parking. For more information about parking in the park, please visit

Local Transportation

TRIMET MAX (Metropolitan Area Express) runs through downtown from the suburbs to the west and east, from the airport, and from the Expo Center. Washington Park has its own MAX stop, which lets you off right at the our front door. Check out TriMet’s web site for route maps, fares, connections and schedules.

B US #63 also runs to Washington Park. Please check for route information.

Driving Directions

South to Portland on I-5 Follow the signs for Beaverton and get on US Highway 26 West. Go through the tunnel, and up a gradual hill, then look for the Zoo-Forestry Center signs and exit 72. It’s the first one you’ll see on Highway 26.

North to Portland on I-5 Take exit 299B for Beaverton, which is just before you get downtown. This puts you on I-405. Take exit 1D to Hwy 26 West. Go through the tunnel, and up a gradual hill, then look for the Zoo-Forestry Center signs and exit 72. It’s the first one you’ll see on Highway 26.

West to Portland on I-84 Follow the signs for Beaverton, which will send you across the river and put you on I-405. Take exit 1D to Highway 26 West. Go through the tunnel, and up a gradual hill, then look for the Zoo-Forestry Center sign and exit 72. It’s the first one, once you are on Highway 26

From Coast on Hwy 26 Stay on Hwy 26 through Beaverton. You’ll then approach Portland and see the Zoo-Forestry Center exit #72. If you reach downtown, you’ve gone too far.

From downtown From Downtown Portland, drive south on Broadway (or any of the numbered streets) and turn west onto Clay street. This street takes you right to Highway 26 West, and then take the first exit which is #72 and marked Zoo-Forestry Center. From the airport As you leave the airport, take the exit for I-205 south towards Portland. After a few miles, take the I-84 west exit, which also says Portland. Continue on towards downtown Portland, then exit on I-405 towards Beaverton. Head west on Highway 26 and after the tunnel, take the Zoo-Forestry Center exit #72. It’s about a 25-minute drive.

Places to Stay in Portland 
Unique houses, shared homes and apartments around town at a variety of price levels. Distance to NWMC (Forestry Center) varies by location 
Price Varies by location
Traveler's House
Casual hostel offering mixed dorms and private rooms, plus a communal kitchen, free    Wi-Fi and a garden.                                                                                                                    5.5 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$35 and up

Friendly Bike Guest House
Friendly Bike Guest House is a cyclist oriented "hostel" for individuals and groups in one of Portland's historic neighborhoods.                                                                                          5.5 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center) 
$36 and up

Northwest Portland Hostel
This hostel is housed in a village of historic buildings and offers both dorms and private rooms.                                                                                                                                          3.1 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$37 and up

Portland International Guesthouse
Cozy budget guestrooms with shared baths and a common kitchen, plus free coffee and Wi-Fi.                                                                                                                                          2.8 miles  to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$75 and up

The Society Hotel
Airy dorms and private rooms in a hip 19th century sailors' hotel with a cafe/bar and a roof deck.                                                                                                                                            3.7 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$100 and up

Parklane Suites and Inn
Casual rooms and suites in a straightfoward hotel offering complimentary Wi-Fi and parking.                                                                                                                                      2.4 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)
$110 and up

Inn at Northrup Station
Eclectic suites, some with kitchens, in a vibrant hotel offering free breakfast and a rooftop terrace.                                                                                                                                      3.5  miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$159 and up 

Hotel deLuxe
Old Hollywood-influenced hotel with elegant lodging, art deco and a 1950's-style cocktail lounge.                                                                                                                                      2.5  miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$173 and up

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