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.
Walnut Street ParkAmenities:
- Basketball Court
- Paved Paths
- Picnic Area
- Picnic Shelter
- Play Fountain
- Reservable Areas
- Soccer Field
- Hillsboro Park
- Parks & Recreation
Plan Your Visit
This 2.5 acre neighborhood park provides recreation opportunities for the surrounding neighborhood. There is a reservable picnic shelter with four ADA picnic tables. The playground, seasonal spray ground, basketball court and central lawn offer a range of options for active play. The park can be accessed on the south side along SE Walnut Street and on the east side from SE 18th Avenue. There is a drinking fountain, and restrooms.
The full basketball court is surrounded by grass and can be accessed from the nearby path.
There are many benches throughout the park, along the path and around the playground.
|Reservable Picnic Shelter
The shelter has four ADA picnic tables, power outlet, one double BBQ, and two piñata poles are located near the shelter. The shelter is located between the playground and splash pad.
The lawn area offers a fairly large open space for sports and games.
On-street parking is available on the south and east sides of the park, on SE Walnut Street and on SE 18th Avenue.
All paths are paved. The four-foot wide concrete path loops around the playground and lawn.
There are four ADA picnic tables located in the shelter. There are also two nonreservable picnic tables between the shelter and splash pad.
The playground has a small accessible play structure and two swing sets. The surface of the playground has wood chips and is level with the adjacent pathway.
This splash pad/sprayground features brightly colored above ground elements that spray and mist and are user activated. The sprayground is located between the shelter and the east side of the park. There are two benches in the shaded area on the edge of the splash pad. The water is potable and is recycled into the park's rain garden.