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

DIRECTIONS Elk Rock Garden at The Bishop’s Close is located at 11800 S Military Lane, Portland, OR.
HOURS The Garden is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The Garden will be closed on the weekends.

** PLEASE NOTE: Elk Rock Garden will be closed December 24 – January 2 **

PARKING Parking is limited at the Garden.  Garden visitors are asked to park in the upper parking lot.  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 Visitor Center.
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.
GROUPS Groups of 10 or more people are requested to give advance notice of their visit. If you give us at least 48 hours notice, we may be able to provide restroom access for you.  A donation is requested for groups visiting the Garden.

Please contact Jane Hergenhan (kenhergenhan@msn.com) to arrange your group visit.

GARDEN RULES Pedestrians only.
No dogs allowed.
Picnicking and lawn games are not permitted.
Children under 16 must be supervised by an adult.