Playgrounds, Sports Courts, and Public Recreation Equipment Closed
The City of Hillsboro has closed all playgrounds, sports courts, and public recreation equipment effective March 23 at noon.
Parks and Trails Open
All Hillsboro parks and trails will remain open for exercise and walking, but community members should take the need for social distancing seriously and maintain at least six feet separation from others.
Sites with reservable shelters are indicated below. Shelters may be reserved over the phone with a VISA, MasterCard, or Discover.
Note: Picnic shelter reservations are taken starting in January for the same year. 2019 reservation dates are April 13 - October 13.
Any individual or organization offering a registration or fee based activity or program must have department approval prior to using City of Hillsboro parks or facilities.
- BBQ Pit
- Natural Areas
- Outdoor Games
- Paved Paths
- Picnic Area
- Picnic Shelter
- Reservable Areas
- Hillsboro Park
- Parks & Recreation
Plan Your Visit
Shadywood Park offers a quiet setting amidst the shade of several towering oak groves. Three picnic areas at the park provide opportunities to gather for large groups, and the small playground is close to the picnic shelter in the center of the park. A horseshoe pit is available for play. A paved and flat pathway with benches alongside loops around the park. There are many connections that provide easy access from the school to the south, and the neighborhood to the east and west. Accessible restrooms and a drinking fountain are available.
Shadywood Park has a picnic shelter and picnic area that is available for rental. Reservations are taken starting in January of the same year for April 15 - October 15 reservations.
|Parking: The park has a large parking lot with accessible parking spaces and off-street parking.|
|Picnic Tables: There are several picnic areas with groupings of tables throughout the park. Most picnic tables are placed among the grass and trees without adjoining paths and are not fully accessible.|
|Benches: There are many benches throughout the park along the path a, d around the playground.|
|Picnic Shelter: The surface of the picnic shelter is fully paved and the shelter has accessible picnic tables.
|Restrooms: The park has permanent restroom facilities with two washrooms, as well as a fully accessible temporary Port-a-potty.|
|Playground: The playground has newer, accessible equipment and a wood chip surface. There is no ramp into the play area, which is surrounded by grass a short distance from the paved pathway. A set of swings is adjacent to the main play area and also has a wood chip surface separated from the pathway by a short strip of grass.|
|Paths: All pathways are paved. The four-foot wide asphalt path loops around the park’s central features and through groupings of oak trees on the edges of the park.|
|Volleyball Court: The two grass courts are located close to the playground and picnic shelter in the middle of the park. They do not have a paved connection to the pathway. The courts have poles, but you must bring your own nets.|
|Horseshoe Pit: There is one horseshoe pit available on a first-come, first-serve basis.|