City Parks

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The Parks Division maintains:

 Useful Information

This division also performs maintenance duties required on:
  • All other City owned landscaped areas
  • Hankel Street Island
  • Shrubs and flowers at City Hall and the library
  • The island between Main and Jefferson Streets at the creek, including the fountain
  • The traffic island at the North Dallas Entrance
  • Trees in the downtown area
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Dallas City Park

Old Side: 600 SW Allgood St.
New Side: 690 SW Brandvold Dr.

Dallas City Park, the largest park in town (35 acres), plays host to large community events, and is a great place to hold family gatherings or company picnics. For convenience and comfort at these events, the park features:
  • A creek with a swimming hole
  • An 18-hole disc golf course
  • Approximately 100 picnic tables
  • Five basketball courts
  • Numerous BBQ pits
  • One kitchen
  • Five horseshoe pits
  • Several sinks
  • Two fireplaces
  • Two playground areas
  • Two sets of restrooms
  • Two shelters
The park is also an excellent place for exercise and relaxation, as it is home to paved trails, an expansive arboretum, and a Japanese garden.

Seasonal Dates

The Dallas City Park  is open year round with a summer reservation season. Over 50,000 people use the Dallas City Park and its picnic facilities each year. The Dallas City Park offers a seasonal reservation system from May 1 through September 30.

Please note that the water is shut off and restrooms are closed from the end of October until the first part of April each year. There is a portable restroom available during this time on the Academy Street side of the park. Also, during the summer months, the restrooms will be available from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. A portable restroom will be available after-hours.

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Disc Golf

A 9-hole disc golf course was added to the park in September 2009.  In 2010, an additional 9 holes were added.  This 18-hole course is expertly laid out for disc golf enthusiasts of all skill levels.

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Delbert Hunter Arboretum

The Delbert Hunter Arboretum and Botanic Garden is situated on 5 acres of undeveloped land at the south end of Dallas City Park. The arboretum is dedicated to promotion, awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of Oregon's native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers.

The arboretum is open to visitors during park hours. The visitors center is open each Tuesday from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Volunteer opportunities are available. 

For more information, call 503.623.7359 or visit the Delbert Hunter Arboretum website.

Japanese Garden

A bridge from the Brandvold section of the park leads you to the
Japanese Garden. This tranquil setting includes meandering paths
throughout the garden, a waterfall, pond, and traditional vegetation.


To get to Dallas City Park, take Ellendale Avenue west and turn south onto Levens Street. To access the Brandvold (“new”) section of the park located at 401 Southwest Levens Street, turn west onto Brandvold Drive. To reach the Park Gazebo (“old”) section of the park located at 600 Southwest Allgood Street, continue on Levens to Academy Street. Turn west on Academy, and continue one block until you reach the park.

Delbert Fredricks Memorial Park

1350 SE Academy St.

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The perfect neighborhood park within walking distance of
LaCreole Middle school, and a number of homes with kids
ready to enjoy. A recently installed Fire Truck playground, permanent cornhole boards made from decorative concrete, and a soft walking path make this a versatile park for all ages.


To reach Academy Park, take LaCreole Drive south from East
Ellendale Avenue. Turn left onto Academy Street. The park is
at the corner of Academy Street and Shetterly Street.


Barberry Park

1404 SE Barberry Ave.

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Tucked in the Barberry neighborhood, this park offers a
bench,nature trail, and green space to enjoy.


To reach Academy Park, take LaCreole Drive south from East
Ellendale Avenue. Turn left onto Barberry Street.

Birch Park

601 SW Birch St.

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New playground equipment (April 2009) and two basketball hoops,
which are visible to seating, are the main components of Birch Park.
This neighborhood gathering spot is located in southwest Dallas.


To get to Birch Park, take Fairview Avenue (Kings Valley
Highway 223)south until you reach Birch Street. Proceed east along
Birch Street until you reach the park at the intersection of Birch and Stump Streets.

Central Bark

920 SE Juniper Ave.

Central Bark is located in southeast Dallas, just off Miller Avenue. It is the only off-leash park just for dogs. It is an enclosed park equipped with a picnic table, water, and pet waste clean-up stations. There is a large dog section and a small dog section for dogs under 25 pounds.


To get to Central Bark from Southeast Miller Avenue, turn north onto Southeast Alderson Drive, and then east onto Southeast Juniper Avenue. Central Bark is located at the end of Juniper Avenue.

Gala Park

300 SE Uglow St.

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With the addition of rock climbing themed playground equipment, Gala Park is a nice area for children to exercise and create adventures. This park also includes a basketball court and an open grassy area. While it is open to full sun, a gazebo with picnic tables provides a shaded area.


To reach Gala Park, take Uglow Avenue south from East Ellendale Avenue. The park is at the intersection of Uglow Avenue and Hankel Street.

Kingsborough Park

101 SW Wyatt St.

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This park was recently improved with new play equipment, a soccer field, full-court basketball court, ADA-accessible trail, exercise equipment, and detention basin to control winter storm runoff.  These improvements were made possible through a Local Government Grant from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. We have also recently added a soft trail the encompasses the entire park.


To get to Kingsborough Park, take West Ellendale Avenue to Wyatt Street, nearly at the west end of the City limit.

Roger Jordan Community Park

1005 SE LaCreole Dr. 

The Roger Jordan Community Park consists of soccer fields, a skate park, a baseball field, two tennis courts, a paved walking path, a picnic area, and new play equipment. It is also home to the Aquatic Center with a lazy river and water slide, which is open daily for swimming, lessons, swim team practices, exercise classes, and parties. The City just recently added 4 new pickleball court across the street on Barberry Ave.


To get to the Roger Jordan Community Park, take LaCreole Drive to Walnut Avenue. There is parking along the north edge of the park on Walnut, as well as next to the Aquatic Center off LaCreole Drive.

Rotary Park

300 NE Fern Ave.

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Rotary Park is in northeast Dallas. The City of Dallas, the Dallas Rotary Club, and the Dallas community worked together to upgrade Rotary Park with new playground equipment, walking paths, and a half basketball court. 


To get to Rotary Park, take Orchard Drive to Fern Avenue. Proceed east along Fern Avenue until you get to the Park.

Sgt. Ian M. Tawney Memorial Park

473 Main St.

Downtown Dallas this nice green space is a great getaway from the everyday hustle. With a state-of-the-art playground for the kids, the Rickreall Creek Trail system system running directly through it, and informational signs. This park has a little bit for everyone.


Come into Dallas on East Ellendale Ave and follow the road to the left and follow it down the hill. You will see the park on your right hand side.

Walnut Park

501 SW Walnut Ave. 

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Walnut Park is a small wooded area located in southeast Dallas. It features a shaded creek and a bench for resting. 


To get to Walnut Park, from Main Street, turn east onto Walnut Avenue. From LaCreole Drive, turn west onto Walnut Avenue. The park is located at the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Uglow Avenue.