Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF) is a membership-based, nonprofit organization working in partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation to support Hoyt Arboretum.

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Stevens Pavilion Picnic Shelter

stevens_pavilion.jpgSurrounded by Douglas firs, the covered picnic shelter is within walking distance of the Visitor Center, where restrooms, a bus stop and parking is available. This easy to access, yet secluded and serene shelter is available for full-day rental.

  • A-frame structure with wooden beams and stone floors, open on all four sides and nestled in a grove of Douglas-fir trees
  • ADA accessible
  • Electricity available (110v only)
  • Drinking fountain available at the Visitor Center
  • Ten permanently affixed picnic tables (six under cover)
  • Capacity for 100 people

Rental Fees for 2019

Full-day (8am-9pm): $650 (May-October), $300 (November-April)

Application fee and deposit are required. For more information, click here.  

Rental and application fees for Hoyt Arboretum facilities are subject to change.

All Rules and Regulations apply to use of the Picnic Shelter.

Reservations are available through the Portland Parks & Recreation Customer Service Center. Make your reservation: 

  • In person at 111 SW Columbia St., Suite 660
  • By phone at 503.823.2525
  • Online at portlandparks.org 

Rental Venues inside the Arboretum

Stevens Pavilion Picnic Shelter

Surrounded by Douglas firs, the covered picnic shelter is within walking distance of the Hoyt Arboretum Visitor Center where restrooms and a bus stop are located.

Wedding Meadow

This rustic, wooded glen is located 1/3 mile from the Visitor Center and main roads and offers the feel of wilderness without leaving the city.  

Redwood Deck

Nestled among redwoods and sequoias, this natural wood deck offers a serene getaway for intimate gatherings. 

Bill deWeese Classroom

Located in the Hoyt Arboretum Visitor Center this pleasant room is ideal for meetings, retreats and small events. Large windows look out upon colorful plantings and distant evergreens.