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Parks Division

1195 E Main St
Ashland , OR 97520
Phone: 541.488.5340
Contact: Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Arch Bridge Walkway in Lithia Park - Photo Courtesy Jeffrey McFarland
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

"Fun, it's in our Nature!" 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. 


  • Commission & Committee Public Meetings  

View our 18 parks via the links below...


Learn about our Adopt-a-Park Program!

View info on Parks, Trails & Open Space Program

Visit the APRC home page or call 541.488.5340 for more information.

Frequently Viewed Links...
Community Gardens
Community Resources
Dog Friendly Parks and Areas
GolfIPM (​Integrated Pest Management Policy​)

Online City Services

Customer Central Online Payment Center
Connect to
Ashland Fiber Network
Request Conservation
Proposals, Bids
& Notifications
Request Building
Building Permit
Apply for Other
Permits & Licenses
Register for
Recreation Programs




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