- TripBuzz found 204 things to do with kids in or near Gaston, Oregon, including 202 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Portland, West Linn, Hillsboro and Wilsonville.
- From Hagg Lake to Tree to Tree Adventure Park, the Gaston area offers 88 different types of family activities, including: Other Adventures, Lake, Parks and Movie Theaters.
- With a population of just over 600, Gaston, Oregon is a quiet town with a natural beauty to offer those who visit. Cherry Groves, ancient petroglyphs and a five-acre city park are the natural wonders of this small city. Gaston also hosts the Annual Wapato Showdown, a car show held every August, drawing spectators from neighboring cities.
The Hagg Lake is a park that features several picnic areas, boat launching facilities and 13 mile-long trail that is a favorite venue for runners, hikers and cyclists. The park is also a great place to observe the local flora and fauna particularly the migratory birds.
An adventure park unlike any other, the Tree to Tree Adventure Park is located atop the pinnacles of giant fir trees. This park is the place to do zip lining across tree tops or walk on suspension walkways. The park also offers safe attractions for kids.
Offering scenic walking trails and extensive viewing of the local wildlife is the Fernhill Wetlands Park. The park is a peaceful site located near the Tualatin River and is a popular site for bird watching.
As a community theater, Theatre In the Grove features performing arts acts, from musicals to orchestral concerts. The theater allows anyone in the community to audition for cast roles to be involved in performances.
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Bald Peak Road at Holly Hill Road, Hillsboro, OR 97123 MoreLess Info
Surrounded by busy nightlife and the fast-paced city is the quiet and serene Bald Peak State Park. Locals and visitors take refuge in the parks peaceful surroundings, enjoying the areas walking trails, picnic areas and stunning views.
Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a local wildlife preserve situated along the Tualatin River and provides a natural habitat and sanctuary to a wide range of animal species including herons, otters and beavers as well as a number of rare bird species.
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750 NW David Hill Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116 MoreLess Info
A 1.75-acre canine recreation facility, Thatcher Park Off Leash Dog Park offers fenced grass fields as well as a winter area with a bark surface. The park provides water, picnic tables and a separate area for smaller dogs.