Eagle Creek is celebrating its 50th Anniversary!

Here’s the skinny! Celebrate all year long as we toast to 50 years of outdoor fun at Eagle Creek Park! We’re hoping to raise $50,000 in our 50th year to help promote, protect, preserve and enhance the park for another 50 years!


The park was officially dedicated on June 10, 1972, and park staff have planned 12 months of far out activities, challenges, and events to bring park visitors together in honor of the milestone. Use the hashtag #ECP50th on social media to show us how you’re celebrating, and follow along with the park on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with a $50 donation!

  • $421.00 Raised
    of $300,000.00

Celebrate our 50th by getting some merch!

Grab some 50th anniversary merchandise off of our Spring Site by going to https://eagle-creek-park-50th.creator-spring.com/ There you’ll be able to purchase hoodies, t-shirts, tank tops, and even a fanny pack! How cool!

Grab a journal and boogie down!

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50th Anniversary Challenges


How do you enjoy Eagle Creek Park? Try one of our six 2022 challenges! Complete any or all of the following challenges and come to the Park Office, Earth Discovery Center, or Ornithology Center with proof to earn a commemorative sticker (one for each challenge!). Stickers are free, but you can also purchase a 50th Anniversary Challenge Journal for only $3.00!


Designed by nature center staff for all ages, the journal can be used to track and remember your 2022 Eagle Creek Park adventures, as well as a place to keep your commemorative stickers. The journal also has a list of 50 park activity ideas, an anniversary crossword puzzle and word search, writing prompts, and fun facts throughout.

  • 50 Visits: visit Eagle Creek Park at least 50 times
  • 50 Miles: hike, run, bike, paddle, or ride at least 50 miles in the park
  • 50 Species: identify 50 different species of birds, plants, insects, or any wildlife
  • 50 Photos: take 50 photos in the park
  • 50 _____: Create Your Own challenge!
  • 50 Dollars: donate or raise $50 for the Eagle Creek Park Foundation


Tag us on social media as you attempt or complete a challenge! #ECP50th

50th anniversary journal cover
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