Morrison Park and the Rotary Skate Park will be CLOSED on Wednesday, April 28th as the City plans to prune several trees. Work will require both parks to be closed for the day. Public Works will set signs on barricades and place them around the parks on Monday, April 26. Thank you for your understanding.
COVID-19 Parks Information is available on the City’s COVID19 information page at: https://cityofhoodriver.gov/em_notifications/covid-19-emergency-updates/
GENERAL PARK INFORMATION
The City of Hood River maintains numerous parks within the City limits, providing a number of venues for recreation, family gatherings, concerts and larger group gatherings and events.
The City’s 19 parks/open spaces total over 73.22 acres, with 23.31 maintained acres. Other park areas in the City are operated and maintained by the Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District and Port of Hood River.
Park Usage Requirements – Permits and Fees
Reservations for groups and special events require a Park Usage Agreement. The following parks require Park Usage Agreements: Children’s, Collins Baseball Field, Jackson, Stratton Rose Garden, Rotary, Tsuruta Park, Tsuruta Tennis Courts, Waterfront and Wilson.
The fee is $85.00 per reservation for all Parks except Jackson, Waterfront and Stratton Rose Garden.
If the event involves the public, a Certificate of Insurance in the amount of $2 million naming the City of Hood River as an additional named insured is required as well as a Special Event Application.
The Special Event Application fee is $71.00.
For reservations and fee information call 541-386-2383 or email email@example.com.
For information on the Special Event Application, contact the City Recorder at 541-387-5212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOST AND FOUND
Found items may be dropped off at the Hood River Police Station for safekeeping. To inquire if your lost item has been found, please contact our Community Service Officer, Marty Morgan, at 541-387-2761 during business hours. For after-hours assistance, please call our non-emergency line at 541-386-2121. Found items are kept for a minimum of 90 days.
Park Locations and Available Facilities
The following list provides an overview of the larger parks within the City along with a brief description of the available facilities at the park.
- Children’s Park (9th Street & Eugene Street)
- Restroom facilities
- Wood structure playground
- Covered basketball court
- Lawn area
- Collins Baseball Field (May Street west of 13th Street)
- Baseball / softball field and dugouts
- Refreshment stand
- Outfield available for soccer practice
- Restrooms available in the adjacent Jackson Park
- Friendship Park (18th Street & Taylor Street)
- Open lawn space
- Jackson Park (May Street & 13th Street)
- Largest of the City parks
- Picnic tables
- Restroom facilities
- Playground structures
- Stage for music and movie events, reservation fee: $57.00
- Electrical outlets for barbeques
- Poles for banner hanging – $34.00 banner hanging fee – For reservations call 541-386-2383 or email M.Messmer@cityofhoodriver.gov
- Mann Park (Eugene Street at 22nd Street)
- Open lawn area
- Montello Court (30th Street & Montello Street)
- Neighborhood park
- Overlook Memorial Park (2nd Street & State Street)
- Hood River Veterans Memorial
- Memorial brick seat wall
- Rotary (Skateboard) Park (20th Street & Wasco Avenue, maintained by Hood River Parks and Recreation)
- Skateboard structures
- BMX bicycle course
- Restroom facilities
- Stratton Rose Garden (2nd Street south of State Street)
- May be accessed from Sherman Street or from Memorial Overlook Park at 2nd and State
- Roses, fountain and benches
- May be reserved for weddings, reservation fee: $113.00 for 3 hours
- Tsuruta Park (13th Street & State Street)
- Park dedicated to our Sister City, Tsuruta, Japan
- Picnic table
- Open stream
- Sister City monument donated by citizens of Tsuruta, Japan
- Tsuruta Tennis Courts (May Street between 13th Street & 17th Street)
- Four tennis courts, daytime and nighttime play until 10 PM
- Waterfront Park (On the Columbia River – Portway Avenue between 2nd Street and 8th Street)
- Hood River’s newest park
- Waterfront access and walkways completed in June 2008
- Restroom and playground dedicated June 23, 2009
- Picnic Shelter – Reservation fee: $113.00 for 5 hours
- Off-street parking