"Fun, it's in our Nature!"
Public Health Advisory
Modified Operations Due to COVID-19 - LEARN MORE
NOTICE: As of September 8, 2021 the water quality at the wading area near the children's playground in Lithia Park does not meet State of Oregon criteria for safety - Learn more.
Campfire rings/fire pits and charcoal BBQs should not be used in parks at this time. Gas stoves and gas BBQs are allowed.
The Parks Division operates, maintains, constructs and plans for park and recreational facilities, including developing new parks and administering open space areas. APRC manages 18 parks within the City limits, over 780 acres of parkland and co-manages 53 miles of trails
. Be sure to check out our StoryMap Web Apps
(Improvement Projects, Park & Trail Finder, Lithia Park Trail Guide, History of Lithia Park).
Each year, May through October, we monitor the water quality in Ashland Creek. Know before YOU Spash
at the Lithia Park Swim Reservoir or the Wading Area near the children's playground.