Georgia Pacific Master Plan
In 2020, Willamalane will undergo a master planning process to generate a long-term vision for the Georgia Pacific Property. Georgia Pacific Natural Area is a 120-acre park that is visited by walkers, bikers, and nature lovers. The property jointly owned by Willamalane, Springfield Utility Board (SUB), and the City of Springfield. Located along the Willamette River, it sits just west of Clearwater Park and south of the Jasper Road Trailhead. The natural area has no street frontage and has become accessible to pedestrians in recent years with the construction of the Middle Fork Path and Mill Race Path. Towering trees and scenic waterways are now regularly enjoyed by bikers, walkers, and nature lovers. Willamalane would like to plan for the future of this natural area so that its beauty can be maintained and enjoyed by as many patrons as possible for years to come.
Please submit your thoughts and ideas for this property by taking our survey.
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If you would like to stay informed on future opportunities to get involved, or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact project manager Kristina Boe at 541-735-0138.
Dorris Ranch Master Plan Revision
Revisions to the 2008 Dorris Ranch Master Plan are now complete. The Willamalane Board of Directors unanimously voted to adopt these revisions into the plans for this park in their December 2019 board meeting. Background on the revision process along with the approved revisions for (1) the design of the front entrance area, (2) the newly acquired acreage, (3) the trail system, and (4) natural resource areas can be found in the links below. If you have any further questions about this project please contact project manager Kristina Koenig Boe: Kristinak@willamalane.org.
View the 2019 Dorris Ranch Master Plan Revision »
Final Concepts and Trail Plan
1. Front Entrance Concepts
2. New Property Concepts
3. Trail & Wayfinding Plan
View the 2012 Comprehensive Plan here.
View the Comprehensive Plan appendices here.