Parks Shelter Rentals

Park Shelter & Picnic Area Reservation Information

To reserve a shelter with credit card, call 503-681-6120 or visit the Parks & Recreation Administration Office 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday

All changes to your rental must be made at least seven business days prior to your event.

All shelters and picnic areas will be available for 2 shifts per day

  • First shift: 9 am - 2 pm
  • Second shift: 3 pm - Dusk (park closure)


Inflatables and Bounce Houses are no longer allowed for private rentals in the parks.

An additional $50 clean-up fee will be charged for any mess that requires extra staff time to clean.

Rental Costs:


Rental Information

Approval is required for:

  • Sound or music that is amplified past your rented area
  • Events in a park location not listed on this form
  • Groups/events of 50 or more in an unreserved/open area

 A Certificate of Insurance is required for the following:

  • Caterer preparing food in park
  • Rented tables, chairs, tents/ canopies, Port-a-Potties, etc.


Bounce Houses/Inflatables are no longer allowed in parks.

Confetti of any type is not allowed in the parks.

An additional $50 clean-up fee will be charged for any mess left in the rented area that requires extra staff time to clean.

Rental Procedure

  • The rental fee is required when the reservation is made. Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover are accepted
  • Reservations are taken beginning the first business day of January of the same year for the April 15 - October 15 rental season

Site Information

All shelters and picnic areas have:

  • 120 volt electrical outlets (except Shadywood picnic area and Bicentennial shelter)
  • ADA accessibility
  • Nearby restrooms

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation should be made at the earliest possible date
  • 50% of the rental fee will be assessed if you cancel within 72 business hours of the reservation date
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the City reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a reservation

General Park Rules and Regulations

  • Please clean the area following event
  •  If others will not yield your reserved area to you when requested, please call the police non-emergency number 503-629-0111
  • No staples, tacks, tape or nails are allowed to attach tablecloths, decorations, signs, etc. to picnic tables, shelters or trees
  • Permission for amplified sound may be revoked at any time if deemed disruptive under Hillsboro Municipal Code 8.24
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. This law is strictly enforced
  • Use of any tobacco products or vaping is not permitted. This law is strictly enforced
  • User groups may not sell food, beverages, or any items in the park without prior permission from the Parks & Recreation Department
  • Park is closed dusk to dawn
  • Motorized vehicles are prohibited except in parking areas
  • Dogs must be on leash and excrement must be removed from the park
  • There is no reserved parking. Parking is first come, first served
  • The applicant and the applicant's group are solely and completely responsible for the condition of the reserved area and to leave it in neat and clean condition, without damage
  • Any permitted special uses, including sound amplification, may be revoked for cause with no reimbursement of fees

Thank you for your patronage!