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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

Knott Park
Play area
Sports field
Knott Park
NE 117th Ave & Knott St Locate this site in PortlandMaps

General Info
Acreage: 12.39
Acquired in 1986

Includes accessible play area, accessible restroom, paths – paved, paths – unpaved, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, and softball field.
Accessible Play Area Accessible Restroom Paths – Paved Paths – Unpaved Picnic Tables Playground Soccer Field Softball Field

Special Information
Park hours: 5:00am-midnight. Parking lot closed at 10:00pm.

To reserve a sports field, call 503-823-2525.

Accessibility Information

- Parking lot
- Paved pathway to play area
- 50 feet to play area

Play Area
- Engineered mulch surface
- Ramp into play area
- Partially fenced

Play Equipment
- Transfer station

Other Amenities
- Accessible restroom
- Accessible picnic table

Historical Information
A. J. Knott owned land in the area of the street and park that now bear his name. In the 1880s and 1890s, Knott operated the Stark St. Ferry, which connected Portland and East Portland for many years. The ferry was originally fueled by "mule-power," with mules pulling the ferry from each shore. Business dwindled when the Morrison Bridge was made free to all, since the Stark Street Ferry was only free to small children and funeral parties.