Portland Parks and Recreation

Portland Parks & Recreation provides care to over 10,000 acres of parks and natural areas.  

Portland Parks & Recreation contributes to the city's vitality by:

  • Establishing and safeguarding the parks, natural resources, and urban forest that are the soul of the city, ensuring that green spaces are accessible to all;
  • Developing and maintaining excellent facilities and places for public recreation, building community through play and relaxation, gathering and solitude; and
  • Providing and coordinating recreation services and programs that contribute to the health and well being of residents of all ages and abilities.