Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a 635-acre wildlife preserve located within the city limits of Hillsboro, Oregon. It is open to the public and is a great place for hiking, bird watching and viewing wildlife in its natural habitat. The Education Center is also a great resource for learning and research. Read more >
Open Daily: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Open to the public
Suggested Donation: $2.00 for ages 10+
Schedule a School or Group Visit
Winter — The wetlands are in flood, providing a place for excess runoff from the Tualatin River. Migrating birds such as Northern Pintail, Ring-Necked Duck, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback and American Wigeon can be found in abundance. Birds of prey such as Bald Eagle, Red-Tailed Hawk, Red-shouldered hawk, Cooper’s Hawk, Peregrine Falcon, American Kestrel and Northern Harrier can be spotted.