Visiting Gresham Japanese Garden

Tsuru Island, 3/4 of an acre located at Gresham Main City Park is free and open to the public sunrise to sunset.

Make sure to also stroll to the south end of Main City Park and discover more spaces GJG maintains; Ebetsu Plaza, mural of Gresham history, Ambleside Annex, and the Hiroshima Peace Garden.

Pruning Program Schedule

Order Your Touchstone Paver

Mission Statement

The Gresham Japanese Garden on Tsuru Island provides a place of culture, beauty, tranquilty and learning for all who visit. The Friends of Gresham Japanese Garden bear responsibility to the City of Gresham to build upon the Japanese American legacy in the community. We foster sustainability through leadership, stewardship, education, and volunteerism.

Available to Rent

The Gresham Japanese garden, Ebetsu Plaza, and the newly remodeled Kyoudou Center are all available to rent for your next event or meeting.
Rent one or a combination!


KATU AM Northwest Segment
Aired March 25, 2024

video of Gresham Japanese Garden

What Our Volunteers Say:

“ I have found great friends, gardening joy, and have learned more things about all facets of gardening in a multi-generational setting. I’ve hit the garden lottery of joy!!”

— Deb