Nature trails will guide you through woods of unparalleled beauty. The tranquil shores of Clear Creek will relax you. A unique foot bridge will provide the link between the forest and the more developed park facilities. Metzler Park has facilities for softball, volleyball and basketball, as well as horseshoes. A wonderful playground was designed with your youngster in mind. This park is great for fishing and camping as well.
Park at Merryfield is a neighborhood park that is linear in nature, providing protection for the significant wetlands that comprise almost seven acres of the site. An important local access trail passes through the park, connecting the neighborhood to Inza Wood Middle School, Boones Ferry Primary School, and Graham Oaks Natural Area.
Park at Merryfield contributes to the identity of the surrounding neighborhood because it provides basic recreation amenities near residents, preserves wetlands, and includes an important segment of Wilsonville's bike and pedestrian network.
Memorial Park is Wilsonville’s oldest and largest park. The park contains both active and passive use areas, and includes significant natural areas with an extensive trail system. Boeckman Creek bisects the park. Memorial Park also has ½ mile of Willamette River frontage with views from the trail system. The site contains all of the formal athletic fields owned by the City, which are heavily used by local leagues.
Memorial Park is Wilsonville's oldest and largest park. The park contains both active and passive use areas, and includes significant natural areas with an extensive trail system. Boeckman Creek bisects the park. Memorial Park also has 1/2 mile of Willamette River frontage with views from the trail system. The site contains all of the formal athletic fields owned by the City, which are heavily used by local leagues. Other active recreation facilities at the park include the City's only skate facility, basketball courts, tennis courts, and a sand volleyball court.
This park offers a developed area as well as 5-acres of forested hiking trails. Features include a beautiful log gazebo, a new amphitheater, restrooms, wooded walking paths, shady picnic areas, a year-round creek, and Fantasy Forest--a fantastic handicap-accessible playground. Meinig Park is the site for the Sandy Mountain Festival held the second weekend in July.
Part of the Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway, Meadowbrook Marsh is an 11-acre site with a small neighborhood park component, which includes play equipment, benches, and a walkway.
The McLoughlin Promenade is a 7.8-acre linear park on the bluff above downtown Oregon City.
Maud Williamson occupies a flat edge of cultivated Willamette Valley farm land on the west side of the Salem-Dayton highway. The park also includes a historic farm house once occupied by the person who donated the property as a park. Large Douglas fir trees tower overhead providing excellent wildflower viewing in the early spring. Trilliums are abundant here.
Mary S. Young State Park offers something for everyone. The open fields provide space for soccer games and a dog off-leash area. Picnic facilites throughout the park allow for large gatherings. The diverse nature of the park creates a rich natural environment that is home to songbirds, osprey, deer, and coyote.
The Horse Tail trail leads through a variety of habitats, making it a botanically rich site to visit. As you walk deeper into the forest on the more than five miles of trails, it's easy to forget you're in a city.
Marylhurst Park was developed in 2011 with open lawn areas, walking paths, a wetland area and a playground.