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.
- Basketball Court
- Paved Paths
- Picnic Area
- Picnic Shelter
- Reservable Areas
- Hillsboro Park
- Parks & Recreation
Plan Your Visit
This 2-acre neighborhood park in downtown Hillsboro provides a pleasant open space for community residents. Developed in 1926, it is the second oldest park (Shute Park is the oldest) in Hillsboro. The playground is heavily used by nearby residents, and the reservable picnic shelter and basketball court are popular lunchtime destinations for employees who work downtown. Benches are provided throughout the park along the paved path. The park can be accessed from the north, west, and south sides. Restrooms and a drinking fountain are provided.
There are several benches throughout the park along the path.
Several small lawn areas provide space for active play.
On-street parking is provided on the north, west, and south sides of the park off of NE Edison Street, NE 2nd Avenue, and NE Jackson Street.
All paths are paved. The four-foot wide paved path loops around the park and connects to the north, west and south entrances to the park.
The playground has an accessible play structure, several swing sets and other play elements. The surface of the playground has wood chips and can be accessed from the path on either side by ramps.
There are four picnic tables at the picnic shelter.
The picnic shelter has a paved surface and accessible picnic tables. The picnic shelter seats 30 and is available for rental.
Accessible restroom facilities and a drinking fountain are available in the center of the park.