Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a 725-acre wildlife preserve located within the city limits of Hillsboro, Oregon. The Preserve is a tranquil sanctuary for both people and animals. The quiet open waters, rolling meadows and upland ash and fir woods are home to thousands of ducks and geese, deer, otters, beavers, herons and eagles.

The Preserve is a premier resource center for information and services related to wetlands and aquatic education in the Pacific Northwest. Thousands of pre-school and school-aged children, bird watchers, university staff and students, researchers and others benefit from the programs and services provided by the Preserve.

Providing interpretive education on wetlands and wildlife, panoramic views, water quality, weather, natural resource management, trails, bird watching, recreation, exhibits, displays and an eagles nest, Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a treasure of the Hillsboro community.


• Open to the public
• Suggested Donation: $2.00 for ages 10+
• Groups of 15 or more, please call 503-681-6206 for an appointment.

Here is a link to the current weather at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve.

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve's favorite photos from other Flickr members (4)

  • Story of an Onion II by mycologie
  • Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) by fugle
  • Cackling Goose and Canada Geese by terrygray
  • Wild Nightlife by jurvetson

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July 2009
Hillsboro, Oregon, USA
Jackson bottom Wetlands Preserve