List of parks in Klamath Falls, Oregon

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The Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Klamath Falls on the shore of Lake Ewauna.

Following is a list of parks, forests and nature preserves in the metropolitan area of Klamath Falls, Oregon:

State Parks[edit]

City Parks system[edit]

Soccer field and playground within Moore Park
  • Moore Park and Moore Park Marinas, 458 acres on the south shore of Upper Klamath Lake.
  • Kit Carson Park, 9.1 acres adjacent to Crater Lake Parkway, picnic, playground, baseball.
  • Conger Heights Park, 10.6 acres leased to the Klamath Falls City School District.
  • Ella Redkey pool, 2.4 acres, geothermically heated.
  • Klamath Falls Veterans Memorial Park, 3.30 acres, downtown Klamath Falls.
  • Mills-Kiwanis Park, 2.40 acres, basketball court, swings, scrimmage soccer field.
  • Krause Park, 2.8 acre neighborhood park.
  • Fairview Park, 3.10 acres primarily open space and a children's playground.
  • Lynnewood Hills Open Area, 104 acres above Moore Park
  • Conger Heights Open Area, 32.96 acres on east side of Link River in downtown Klamath Falls.
  • Kiger Stadium, 7.1 acres, 5,000 seat wood stadium
  • Putnam Landing Park, 2.56 acres on south shore of Upper Klamath and Link River.
  • Southside Park, 13.4 acres in southern Klamath Falls
  • Warford Park, 8.6 acres in western Klamath Falls, baseball, playground, picnic, trail
  • Fairview Park, 3.1 acres with picnic, playground, athletic field
  • Stukel Park, .7 acres with basketball, tennis court, playground
  • Maple Park, 1 acre, south trailhead for Link River Canyon trail and home of Klamth Art Association.
  • Henderson Park, .6 acre with athletic field and swings

Wiard Memorial Park and Recreation District[edit]

Entrance to Wiard Park, the largest park within the Wiard Memorial district, east Klamath Falls.

The Wiard Memorial Park and Recreation District[2] in Klamath Falls is a taxing district that operates six parks and recreational facilities within the Klamath Falls metropolitan area.

  • Wiard Park, the largest park in the Wiard Park District with just over 5 acres. Although built with a wading pool, it closed permanently on account of the water not circulating from the pool.
  • Crest Park, open space of little over 3 acres. Sold to Wiard Park District in 1969 for $900.
  • Keller Park, primarily open space with a playground, basketball and volleyball courts and a covered picnic area.
  • Etna Park, named for the street it is located on, features primarily open space with a playground and picnic area since 1932.
  • Alva Park, a small park named for the street it is located on, features half a basketball court, playground and picnic area, donated in 1949.
  • Klein Park, located in the Casitas subdivision, features a playground and a basketball and volleyball courts.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Klamath Falls". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department: State Parks. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Problems of the urban fringe, Volume 1. University of Oregon. Bureau of Municipal Research and Service, Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee on Local Government and Urban Area Problems. 1957. p. 25.