Brooklyn Park


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COVID-19 related information

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Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node (BEECN)

A Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node (pronounced beacon) is a place to go in Portland after a major earthquake to ask for emergency assistance if phone service is down, or report severe damage or injury. More information can be found at the Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node page.

Accessibility Notes


  • Street parking
  • Paved pathway to play area
  • 30 feet to play area

Play Area

  • Engineered mulch surface

Play Equipment

  • Transfer station

Other Amenities

  • Accessible restroom

Size in acres


Year acquired



Three large golden granite boulders, situated near the play area, were sculpted into heads by California artist Marcia Donahue. The boulders, each weighing approximately 2-3 tons, were hand-picked by the artist at a ranch near Bakersfield, CA. The sculpture is aptly named Tête à Tête à Tête and serves as the permanent audience for baseball games as well as a gathering place for park visitors. The sculpture was installed in 1996.

Park Location or Entrance

Brooklyn Park main entrance
SE 10th Avenue and Haig Street
Portland, OR 97202

Open hours

Park hours: 5:00am-midnight

To reserve a sports field, call 503-823-2525.

Park amenities/activities

Paths (Paved)
Softball Field
Basketball Court
Accessible Play Area
Accessible Restroom
Statue or Public Art
Picnic Table
BEECN – Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node
Horseshoe Pit

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