Works / Parks – Community Roger Tilbury Memorial Park / Beaverton, Oregon

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GreenWorks completed a Master Plan of the Roger Tilbury Memorial Park for Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation District (THPRD) which included an accessible trail network. This neighborhood park is a unique site due to its large size and significant natural features. The site is heavily wooded with steep topography and contains a stream protected by a Vegetated Corridor regulated by Clean Water Services. The stream dividing the property made access and neighborhood connectivity challenging. GreenWorks analyzed the site’s physical features related to specific natural resources and context for trail connectivity and developed the accessible trail network to connect the adjacent neighborhoods.

With neighborhood outreach and support, GreenWorks designed a plan that provided for neighborhood needs and protects the wildlife habitat and stream corridor. The park’s trail system traverses the site and crosses the creek with a 100-foot long bridge span that gives the community access to nature as well as connections to neighborhoods on either side of the park. The design provides nature-based play features as well as traditional neighborhood park elements such as gathering areas, environmental interpretation nodes, traditional play areas, and pathways. The Master Plan recently received unanimous approval from the THPRD Parks Board and opened in 2015.