There's lots to enjoy on a sunny summer day at Memorial Park. Pack a picnic, the bocce balls, and your swim suit for this Recess on The Intertwine.
The Washougal River Greenway includes various parcels on lower Washougal River between Sandy Swimming Hole and Lacamas Creek. The greenway provides extensive shoreline access. Facilities include 1/2 mile walking trail and boat launch. Additional property located on the Washougal River upstream of Vernon Road Bridge provides opportunities for swimming, picnicking and fishing.
The Esplanade includes docks, piers, overlooks, a plaza for festivals and gatherings, floating walkways, fountains, and public art. It connects the east and west sides of the Central City around its central feature – the Willamette River.
This 234-acre regional park stretches for 2.5 miles along the west shore of Vancouver Lake. With 35 developed acres of parkland, visitors can enjoy covered picnic facilites with Barbeques, the playground, paddling on the lake, and sand volleyball on the shore.
This four-acre facility is the second-most-used sports complex in the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District. Specifically dedicated to youth baseball and softball, the Sunset Park Sports Complex annually draws thousands of athletes and spectators for local, state and regional games and tournaments. It is located next to THPRD's Sunset Swim Center
This community park includes play and swimming areas, baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and tennis
Sellwood Riverfront Park is at the southern edge of Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge and provides access to the Springwater Trail. The park provides water access for swimming (but no beach) and fishing, a boat dock and canoe launch, a dog off-leash area, natural surface and paved paths, and picnic tables.
Excellent winter and spring birding. See bald eagles, red-tailed hawks and American kestrels in trees and shorebirds including least and western sandpipers, dowitchers and greater yellowlegs in mudflats. Look for sandhill cranes in fields and ducks, geese and swans in open water.
The Sandy Swimming Hole has been a popular warm weather spot for both swimmers and kayakers for decades. The large sunny deck accommodates picnics with views of the Washougal River. Restrooms are available for visitor convenience. Visitors flock to this park during sultry summer days, congesting parking along Shepherd Road.