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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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2016 Parks by the Numbers

Total Park System Acres - 11,712

  • Developed Parks - 144
  • Built Acres (includes developed parks, golf courses, PIR) - 3,526
  • Natural Areas Acres - 7,921
  • Undeveloped Acres - 252

FY 2016-17 Adopted Budget - $175 million

  • Operating - $128 million
  • Capital - $47 million

Employees

  • Full-time - 598
  • Part-time & Seasonal - 3,115

Volunteers

  • Annual Hours Contributed - 457,538
  • Positions (FTE) Respresented by Volunteer Hours - 220

Facilities

  • Community and Art Centers - 15
  • Indoor and Outdoor Pools - 13
  • Golf Courses - 6
  • Motorsports Raceway - 1
  • Baseball/Softball Diamonds - 122
  • Basketball Hoops - 237
  • Community Gardens - 52
  • Miles of Regional Trails - 159
  • Off-Leash Dog Areas - 33
  • Picnic Areas - 92
  • Playgrounds - 132
  • Restroom Buildings - 96
  • River Beaches - 5
  • Skateboard parks - 6
  • Soccer/Football Fields - 111
  • Tennis Courts - 122

Portland residents rating the overall quality of parks as good or very good - 82%