Lithia Park


In the hub of downtown sits Lithia Park, Ashland's crown jewel. Lithia is a 100-acre vista of emerald lawns, tennis courts (pickleball), a sand-pit volleyball court, picnic areas, colorful landscaping and playground equipment.  Lithia Park is open from dawn until 11 p.m.

Lithia Park Historic Book John Enders' book entitled, Lithia Park: The Heart & Soul of Ashland, is now available for purchase. What a great holiday gift for family and friends! The release of the book coincides with the 100-year Anniversary of the park in 2016 - (Cover photo courtesy Jeffrey McFarland) Learn more

In American Planning Association - Great American Places 2014, Lithia Park was designated as one of the top ten Great American Spaces by the American Planning Association. Learn more at

In 2013, two century-old landmarks in Lithia Park were restored and celebrated - Learn more. Read about the history of Lithia Park and take a tour of historical Lithia Park.

The park follows Ashland Creek through undeveloped woodlands, and also includes a Japanese garden, two duck ponds, a formal rose garden, groves of sycamore trees and a number of secluded spots. Discover the plants and trees of Lithia Park with our Lithia Park Trail Guide.

Butler-Perozzi Fountain
Butler-Perozzi Fountain in Lithia Park

Learn how you can contribute to the RESTORATION PROJECT  ( for this centerpiece of Lithia Park.

View a general map of Lithia Park, a hiking trails map or a walking distance map of Lithia Park (PDF formats).

The Japanese Garden in Lithia Park has been adopted by Richard Anderson and Alison Date through the Adopt-a-Park Program.

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