Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

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Frequently Asked Questions

LOCATION
5801 SE 28th Ave (between SE Holgate and SE Woodstock), Portland, OR 97202

PARKING
If the lot at CSRG is full, park across the street at Reed College in the lot for the Performing Arts Building.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: TriMet bus #19 Woodstock takes alternating routes as it goes through Eastmoreland; ask the driver for the stop nearest the garden.

HOURS
Open daily, dawn to dusk.

ADMISSION
$5.00,10 AM - 6 PM, March 1st - September 30th, EXCEPT:
No charge on Monday;
Fee reduced to $3 during special events that restrict access to significant parts of the garden.
No charge for children 12 years of age and under, or for members of the American Rhododendron Society.
Charges for admission support maintenance and enhancements of the garden.

Annual passes to the Garden (membership in the Friends of Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden) are available. Inquire at the gatehouse or at:

Crystal Spings Rhododendron Garden
P.O. Box 82787
Portland, OR 97282-0787
Gatehousecsrg@gmail.com or 503-267-7509

RHODODENDRONS IN BLOOM
February - July.
Peak bloom: late April - early May, around Mothers' Day.

PICNIC
No tables. Benches and ground are available.

BATHROOMS
Just beyond the Exhibit Hall.

WHEELCHAIRS
Available at the Gatehouse, Wednesday - Sunday, March 1 - August 31.
Paths are ADA-accessible.

TOURS
Guided tours, and Groups of 15 or more visitors: Please contact the Gatehouse (Gatehousecsrg@gmail.com or 503-267-7509) at least one week in advance so that we can prepare for your visit.

DOGS
On a leash, with owner retrieving excrement.

DUCKS
Please do not feed.

LOST & FOUND
Check at or contact the Gatehouse (Gatehousecsrg@gmail.com or 503-267-7509)

WEDDINGS & EVENTS
Rachael Maloney, eventscsrg@gmail.com, or visit our wedding-website at weddingsatcrystalsprings.com

On weekend-afternoons and evenings during June - September, sections of the garden may be inaccessible because of special events. Call the Gatehouse (503-267-7509) to determine what the schedule will be for a particular day.

PHOTO SESSIONS
A fee of $50 is required for professional photographers. Any photographer wishing to take portrait photographs for proposals, proms, or other purposes must check in at the gatehouse and pay the fee. To schedule your session, email Gatehousecsrg@gmail.com. Portrait photography is not allowed on weekends when the Garden charges an entrance fee.

There is no fee or scheduled session required when the Garden does not charges an entrance fee.

VOLUNTEERS
csrgvol@gmail.com

FRIENDS OF CRYSTAL SPRINGS RHODODENDRON GARDEN
csrgvol@gmail.com

RHODODENDRON SALES AND SHOWS
Early April and the weekend of Mothers' Day. Details under Coming Events.

MEMORIAL DONATIONS
Friends of Crystal Springs: Gatehousecsrg@gmail.com or 503-267-7509

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