Nature & Play

Columbia Tech Center’s trails and parks provide close-to-home recreational areas, educational experiences, natural landscapes and beautiful communities.

Nature Playground

Nature Playground

The 25,000 square foot natural playground offers experiences that mimic play in nature. Nature play areas stimulate a child's imagination and creativity and provide a place where children can discover and become lifelong stewards of the environment.

Boardwalk

Boardwalk

Bring the family for an exploration of the boardwalk, then go on an eye-spy quest for native plants and wildlife, like the State Bird of Washington or even the mythic Sasquatch.

Amphitheatre

Amphitheatre

During the summer months, Columbia Tech Center along with The City of Vancouver, hosts Sunday evening concerts from local artists. So, pack up your loved ones and a picnic basket to join the summer fun at CTC.

Sundays from 6-8pm, July – August.

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Basketball Court

Basketball Court

Challenge your friends to a lively match of hoops or a classic game of H-O-R-S-E. The court is first-come, first-served - perfect for an impromptu neighborhood pick-up game.

Walking Paths

Walking Paths

Exploring Columbia Tech Center by foot is a fun and healthy way to spend the day. More than 6 miles of walking paths help make our community more livable by providing opportunities for physical activity, which improves fitness and mental health.

Nature Trail

Nature Trail

An extension of Columbia Tech Center’s connected walking paths, the 1,500 foot nature trail parallels Mill Plain Boulevard and offers an opportunity to take in views from a tranquil vantage point.

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Take an afternoon stroll and support local vendors at the East Vancouver Farmers Market.

Thursdays from 10am - 2pm, July – September.
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Restrooms

Restrooms

When nature calls, you don’t have to head home. Centrally located near the Columbia Tech Center’s other outdoor amenities, park restrooms are available for your convenience.