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Founded April, 2014. Friends of River View Natural Area joined The Intertwine June, 2015


In August, 2016, FoRVNA submitted draft Mission, Values, and Vision Statements to Portland Parks.

About the River View Natural Area

Features, description, a map of the management plan, and various other MAPS.

RVNA History

A Timeline from 1882 to the present.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Some Q&A about RVNA.

About Us — Our Mission

Learn why we are committed to doing the right thing for RVNA.

Nature in Our Backyards

A trip into RVNA can raise awareness that our yards were like the natural area at one time. How can we care for Our Yards as an extension of that nature?


A working list of NGO Groups that support watersheds and wildlife.


We have a number of issues to deal with in RVNA. Park Rangers can't do it all.

Hiking the Old Trails

Hiking rules and suggestions. We provide a reference map of the existing network of trails.

Birding in RVNA

A new Hotspot has been created in eBird for the River View Natural Area...


As per the Adopted RVNA management plan, dogs are Not allowed in the Natural Area, on leash or off.

Our Library

Authoritative documents and links to additional references.