The birthday party package includes a private party room for 2½ hours and set up for the whole family to enjoy and a one-hour environmental educator guided nature program. See below for programs.
Explore the park as we look for some of the world’s smallest residents. Armed with nets and magnifiers, we will search for spiders, slugs, beetles and other creatures.
Availability: April through October (ages 5-12).
Become a dinosaur expert as we look at fossils, eggs, nests, and bones. Search the park for dinosaurs’ closest living relatives and imagine if dinosaurs could survive in any of the park’s habitats.
Availability: Year-round (ages 5-12).
Flying Feathered Friends
Birds are unique in many ways. Learn about what makes a bird a bird, what they eat, and how they build nests. Then we will head outside to look and listen for birds in the park.
Availability: October through March (ages 5-12).
Forest Fairies & Gnomes
Join Jerry, our resident gnome, on a quest to find the fairies, gnomes, and other magical creatures living in the park. Also learn how fairies and gnomes are protected by their feathered and furry friends.
Availability: Year-round (ages 3-7).
Discover mammals big and small, as we examine their bones and pelts to figure out how their adaptions help them survive in the park. We will investigate the interactions between predators, like coyotes, and their prey.
Availability: Year-round (ages 6-12).
Stories in the Forest
For generations, the forest has been a source of wonder and inspiration. Join us on a journey as we unearth the amazing tales about the plants and animals living in the forest.
Availability: Year-round (ages 3-6).
Tualatin Hills Nature Centeracts as the gateway to the 222-acres of the Tualatin Hills Nature Park, where 5 miles of trails and a mosaic of habitats provide endless opportunities for discovery. At the Nature Center there are 2 rooms to choose from for your party:
The Robin's Nest is an intimate room with sinks, plenty of counter space, and windows looking out into an aspen grove.
The Beaver Den is a larger room that can accomodate a larger party of children and parents with an attached kitchen.
Cooper Mountain Nature House is located at the entrance to the Cooper Mountain Nature Park, a 230-acre property with 3 miles of trails and a variety of habitats that are becoming rare in our region. The Nature House's one room has a sink, microwave, and counter in addition to spectacular views of the park's praries and the Tualatin Valley.
Prices include up to 12 children, 2 1/2 hours of private facility rental with room set up (tables & chairs) and a 1-hour environmental educator led nature program of your choice.
♦ Robin's Nest: $193
♦ Beaver Den: $265
♦ Cooper Mountain Nature House: $216
Additional Fees and Information:
Each additional participant is $4
A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve the facility space
A refundable $100 security fee is due 10 business days prior to your party
All respective fees due 10 business days prior to your party
Parties can be scheduled up to 4 months in advance. Parties tend to book quickly, so we advise you to give us as much prior notice as possible. Our staff is happy to check availability, answer questions, and schedule your birthday party! Please email or call Tualatin Hills Nature Center at 503-629-6350.
Buy a Nature Gift
Still looking for a great birthday gift for your child? Browse the Nature Store at the Tualatin Hills Nature Center to find lots of great gifts for all ages! Profits from the store support environmental educational school programs.
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