Nob Hill Nature Park is a tiny 6-acre urban nature park that preserves some oak woodland with a touch of camas.
Nob Hill Nature Park at a glance
What: nature trail, birdwatching
Where: Off of Highway 30 in St. Helens, turn east on Gable Road, continue left on Old Portland Road, and then bear right on Plymouth Street, reaching the water treatment plant at 451 Plymouth Street. The park is across from the plant (45.8563, -122.7997). There is also access from 3rd and 4th Street.
Hiking: 1/3 mile nature trail with a 1/2 mile connector to Tualatin Street
Trip Reports: Fall Walk at Nob Hill Nature Park
Notable Wildlife: Bald Eagle, woodpeckers, songbirds, White-breasted Nuthatch. Diverse waterfowl and other birds can also be seen across the street in the wastewater treatment plant and on the Columbia River.
Property status: City of St. Helens
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