Banks Swamp, COA 062

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Also known as Killin Wetlands and Cedar Canyon Marsh, this 590-acre Metro-owned site is located west of Banks in the Tualatin River watershed.

COA ID: 062

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • Largest remaining peat soil wetlands in the Willamette Valley
  • one of largest intact contiguous stands of Geyer's willow in the valley.
  • one of the highest known densities of American bittern in the state

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID WV-02 (Banks Swamp)

Protected Areas

  • Sunset Park And Speedway


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • mudflats
  • peat soil marsh

Strategy Species