This lush 120-acre regional park is located on the Columbia River about two miles west of Vancouver Lake Regional Park, and features a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities -- including beach volleyball, several playgrounds, water access for paddlers, picnic facilities, and wildlife viewing on the river.
Small paved trail section with woods and field.
Winding westward from the Garden Home Recreation Center at SW Oleson Road, this segment of the Fanno Creek Regional Trail follows the historic Oregon Electric Railroad route passing the southern edge of the Frank Estate and the Portland Golf Course. Crossing over Fanno Creek just southeast of Vista Brook Park, look for the old pilings from the original railroad trestle that crossed the stream.
Great park greenway with trail extending for miles. ADA accessible trails great for biking.
This park with natural areas along a stretch of Fanno Creek is a wonderful place to take a quiet walk, enjoy a picnic, view wildlife, and let the hustle-bustle of urban life melt away.
Stroll along a path, relax while the little ones climb on a 3 different play structures, then continue on to the creek. There is also a 1/2-court basketball court at the park. Englewood is a walker's park (approximately 2 miles of hard surface trail) with a variety of interesting things to see and do as you traverse the trails. The park is split into an east and west segment, but each can be accessed by a short walk on Ironwood Loop. Volunteers continue to enhance nearby wetland areas, which are home to numerous wildlife on a year-round basis.
David Douglas Community Park services the central Vancouver area as well as the Northwood Neighborhood. The Park serves as a central gathering area for sporting events and community activities. The park features several ball fields that are home to the Columbia Little League and the Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation Softball program. The park also includes a paved loop trail, numerous picnic tables, a picnic shelter, play equipment, restrooms, benches, open lawn space and access to the Burnt Bridge Creek Trail.
Located along the Clackamas River, Cross Park is improved with permanent restrooms, paved walking/bicycle paths, picnic tables, irrigation system, overhead lighting. Depending on water level in the river, this park is used year round by fishermen, picnickers, and for other passive recreation uses. Cross Park is about 50% landscaped, with the steeper banks in natural vegetation.
From the top of Council Crest Park, one can see five mountains in the Cascade Range: Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Adams, Mt. Jefferson, and Mt. Rainier.