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
- Indoor Fitness
- Indoor Pool
- Natural Areas
- Outdoor Games
- Paved Paths
- Picnic Area
- Picnic Shelter
- Public Art
- Rental Spaces
- Reservable Areas
- Tennis Court
- Walking Trail
- Hillsboro Park
- Parks & Recreation
Plan Your Visit
This 13-acre community park provides lots of opportunities for fun and relaxation to Hillsboro residents. The reservable picnic shelter and other picnic areas around the park have many tables for large gatherings. Benches are provided throughout the park along the paved paths. The large playground, pickleball court, performance stage and open lawn offer a wide range of options for activities. There are also two horseshoe pits. The park can be accessed from all sides and accessible parking is available on the west, north, and south sides. Accessible restrooms and drinking fountains are available. The Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center, Community Senior Center, and Library are right next to the park.
Shute Park has picnic shelters and picnic areas that are available for rental. Reservations are taken starting in January of the same year for April 15 - October 15 reservations.
|A&W Burger Family
This is a collection of four large fiberglass statues representing the various sizes of burger and root beer choices at A&W restaurants.
There are many benches throughout the park, along the path.
|Community Senior Center
The Hillsboro Community Senior Center promotes and supports recreation programs and activities which benefit participants ages 50 and over. A variety of classes, educational workshops, trips, special events and volunteer opportunities are offered throughout the year.
There are two horseshoe pits that are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Horseshoes are not provided.
A large lawn offers space for active play.
Off-street parking is provided on the northeast, southeast and west sides of the park, off of SE Maple Street, SE 10th Avenue and NE 8th Avenue.
All paths are paved. The five-foot wide paved path loops around the central lawn, and connects to the picnic areas and entrances.
The reservable stage hosts many performances.
The hard-surfaced pickleball court in the center of the park provides a fun workout and can be accessed from the main path or from the lawn.
|Picnic Shelter and Picnic Areas
The Park has two picnic shelters and three picnic areas that are available for rental. The paved picnic shelter has accessible picnic tables. The performance platform/stage may also be reserved. In addition, there are several fire pits with surrounding seating available for groups. Reservations are taken starting in January of the same year for April 15 - October 15 reservations.
There are several picnic areas with groupings of tables throughout the park. Accessible picnic tables can be found at the picnic shelter and on other paved surfaces.
There is a large playground with several accessible play structures and swing sets on the north side of the park, across from the community center. The surface of the play areas has bark chips and is level with the surrounding lawn and adjacent paved path.
Accessible restroom facilities are available in the adjacent community center during open hours. There are several drinking fountains located throughout the park.
|Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC)
The SHARC provides health education resources, services, and programs for the community. Learn more about the activities at the SHARC.
|Shute Park Library
The Hillsboro Public Library provides materials and services to help community residents of all ages and cultural backgrounds to meet their informational, educational, professional, and recreational needs.