Clinton Park

Clinton Park Sign
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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 on the Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node page.

Clinton Park Playground - Temporary Closure for Repairs - March 28, 2022

The slide at the playground is closed due to damages. A replacement part has been ordered and will arrive in 4-6 weeks. Playground maintenance staff will make the necessary repairs and installation as their schedule allows. Thanks for your patience!

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Clinton Park is named after Clinton Street which abuts the park. Clinton Street is named for a popular pioneer minister, the Rev. Clinton Kelly. Kelly's brother, the Rev. Albert Kelly, has a park in southwest Portland as his namesake (Albert Kelly Park).

Accessibility Notes


  • Street parking
  • 1 designated parking space
  • Paved pathway to play area
  • 100 feet to play area

Play Area

  • Engineered mulch surface
  • Rubberized surface for the merry-go-round
  • Ramp into the play area

Play Equipment

  • Transfer station
  • Sensory play elements
  • Adapted high-back swing

Other Amenities

  • Accessible restroom

Park Location or Entrance

SE 55th Avenue and Woodward Street
Portland, OR 97206

Open hours

Park hours: 5:00am-midnight

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

Park amenities/activities

Accessible Play Area
Accessible Restroom
BEECN – Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node
Picnic Table
Paths (Paved)
Soccer Field
Softball Field
Basketball Court

Park policy

  • All dogs must be leashed in this park.


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