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Georgia Pacific Natural Area is 120 acres of minimally developed land that is co-owned by Willamalane Park and Recreation District, 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 is accessible through the Middle Fork and Mill Race Paths.
Some other features of the area include:
- 1.3 linear miles of riverfront along the Middle Fork Willamette River
- Soft surface trails
- Multi-use paths
- Georgia Pacific Pond
- Home to sensitive species such as Western Pond Turtles
- Floodplains and Wetlands
- Temporary equestrian access on the property
Georgia Pacific Master Plan
Willamalane adopted a 20-year master plan for this natural area park in 2021. It is now being used to guide future decisions for this property.