Welcome to Elk Rock Garden, the garden of the Bishop’s Close

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DIRECTIONS Elk Rock Garden at The Bishop’s Close is located at 11800 SW Military Lane, Portland, OR.
HOURS The Garden is open daily from 8:00 am to 5:00pm.
PARKING Parking is limited at the Garden.  Garden visitors are asked to park in designated areas only.  Buses, RV’s and other large vehicles will have difficulty negotiating the parking lot and are not permitted.
MAPS A map with suggested garden walks is available at the guest sign in area.
RESTROOMS There are no public restrooms at the Garden.
PHOTOGRAPHY Commercial, portrait or photography for publication is not allowed. We invite casual photography of the garden but please do not attempt to use the garden for any other photography.
EVENTS The Garden of The Bishop’s Close at Elk Rock is the property and offices of the Episcopal Diocese of Portland and is generously open for the public to enjoy.  As a result, The Bishop’s Close is not available for special events.
TOURS Group tours are available by request in advance.  Garden tours will be limited by docent availability and the needs of the Episcopal Diocese.  A donation is requested for groups visiting the Garden.
GARDEN RULES Pedestrians only.  Picnicking and lawn games, for example; Frisbees are not permitted;  Children under 16 must be supervised by an adult; Dogs must be on a leash.  Please clean up after your pet.
CONTACT US For information regarding garden tours please contact Jane Hergenhan at kenhergenhan@MSN.com.