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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

Path
Play area
Picnic area
Earl Boyles Park
east of SE 107th Ave & Francis St Locate this site in PortlandMaps

General Info
Acreage: 7.85
Acquired in 1986

Amenities
Includes accessible play area, horseshoe pit, paths – paved, paths – unpaved, picnic tables, playground, splash pad, and volleyball court.
Accessible Play Area Horseshoe Pit Paths – Paved Paths – Unpaved Picnic Tables Playground Splash Pad Volleyball Court

Special Information
Park hours: 5:00am-midnight

Accessibility Information

Parking
- Street parking
- Paved pathway to play area
- 200 feet to play area

Play Area
- Engineered mulch surface
- Ramp into younger children play area
- Curb-cut into older children play area

Play Equipment
- Transfer station
- Sensory play elements

Other Amenities
- Accessible spray feature

Program Information
The splash pad will be turned on the Friday before Memorial Day through the end of September, from 11:00 AM-9:00 PM.

Historical Information
Earl Boyles was a beloved janitor at the former Powellhurst Elementary School for 19 years in the 1930s and 40s. On rainy days he would allow cold, wet students to dry by the furnace. When a new elementary school was built in 1956, it was named after him. As of 2000, it remains the only school in Oregon named for a classified employee. When the land adjacent to the school was acquired for a park, there was no question that the park would be named after Earl Boyles as well.