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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

2014 Parks by the Numbers

Total Park System Acres - 11,656

  • Developed Parks - 212 parks on 3,526 acres
  • Natural Areas - 7,901 acres
  • Undeveloped - 230 acres

Employees

  • Full-time - 424
  • Part-time & Seasonal - 2,807

Volunteers

  • Annual Hours Contributed - 464,473

Facilities

  • Community and Art Centers - 14
  • Indoor and Outdoor Pools - 13
  • Golf Courses - 6
  • Motorsports Raceway - 1
  • Basketball Hoops - 229
  • Community Gardens - 50
  • Miles of Regional Trails - 156
  • Off-Leash Dog Areas - 33
  • Picnic Areas - 86
  • Playgrounds - 128
  • Restroom Buildings - 109
  • River Beaches - 5
  • Skateparks - 5
  • Tennis Courts - 123
  • Sports fields maintained and scheduled for team play
    • Baseball/Softball Diamonds - 123
    • Soccer/Football Fields - 111

Portland residents rating the overall quality of parks as good or very good - 85%