Explore Tualatin’s Art, Culture and Natural History
Located in the city of Tualatin, Oregon, the Tualatin ArtWalk is a nearly six-mile walk through the heart of the city. Discover public art pieces, such as bronze sculptures, murals, mosaic drinking fountains and garden art along a series of interconnected trails.
History buffs will delight in the Ice Age artifacts, such as glacial erratics and prehistoric interpretive panels. Historic structures along the loop will satisfy architecture aficionadoes, while naturalists will enjoy the bridges and wetlands.
Wayfinding signage will guide visitors to all of the art and interpretive displays along the art loop.
The Commons Loop (1/3 mile)
The Commons Loop circles Tualatin’s Lake of the Commons. On the route, find an interactive fountain, poetry etched in stone, and whimsical bronze sculptures.
The Park Loop (2.8 miles)
The Park Loop is 2.8 miles, which includes the Tualatin Community Park along the Tualatin River, artwork at the Juanita Pohl Center, interpretive panels about Tualatin’s history and the flooding of the river, a student-created skate park mural, a spur to the Kia-a-Kuts Bridge over the Tualatin River, artwork at the Police Services building, and a wetland trail with year-round waterfowl.
The Library Loop (1/2 mile)
The Library Loop incorporates the Tualatin Public Library, which houses a mastodon skeleton and several works of art. The Council Building and City offices showcases artwork from Tualatin’s Visual Chronicle, a collection of art documenting the historical and current life of the Tualatin community.
The Ice Age Loop (1/2 mile)
The new Ice Age Loop, part of the Tualatin River Greenway Trail, transports visitors back in time. Visit the ice cave inside Cabela’s, take pictures with a giant mastadon statue, and view geologic artifacts from the Ice Age.
The Wetland Loop (1.4 miles)
The Wetland Loop passes Tualatin’s Heritage Center, which showcases Tualatin’s rich and colorful history. Walk along the wetland trail and spot waterfowl year-round. Visit Kaiser Permanente’s collection of art and its garden devoted to the study of poisonous plants.