Located in a floodplain along the east bank of the Willamette River near Sellwood , the park is known for attracting a wide variety of birds. The elongated park includes a large shallow lake, open grassy areas, and mixed maple and oak woodlands, among other habitats.
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Drake Company at the beginning of to block its development as an industrial park. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Coordinates on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata. Geographic Names Information System. You can cross the Springwater, passing a Willamette River floodplain sign, and explore a little sculpture garden in the cottonwoods and also reach the riverbank across from East Island and Hardtack Island. In the winter, there are good views from here through the leafless cottonwoods to the large wildlife mural on the walls of the Portland Memorial Mausoleum.
Category Commons. Before the Bottom became a park, the raised bed of the rail line had largely separated the wetlands from the river. Joseph Guy W. A small interpretive loop leads around Tadpole Pond , where three species of salamanders and three kinds of frog, including the invasive bullfrog, breed.