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Cully Park

Public garden

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Size in acres


Year acquired



Prior to Parks acquisition, the Cully Park property was the Killingsworth Fast Disposal landfill property. The landfill was permanently closed in 1990 and fell under the Orphan Landfill designation where it was taken over by DEQ. Parks purchased the property in 2002 and implemented a master plan in 2009. In 2011, land use and design begin culminating in the first phase of development that opened June 2018. The $12 million dollar phase rebuilt NE 72nd Avenue and was funded by a variety of public and private funding. Approximately $6 million of which was SDC funding and the remainder funded through grants and private donations brought forth by Verde, the non-profit assigned development rights by parks in 2012.

The development of this former brownfield site won an Oregon Brown Fields redevelopment award in 2018 and is set to be a huge community asset for the Cully community.

Cully Park Playground

Park Location or Entrance

Cully Park main entrance
North of NE 72nd Avenue and Killingsworth Street
Portland, OR 97218

Open hours


  • Parking lot (50 cars total)
  • 4 designated ADA parking spaces (4 van)
  • Paved pathway to play area
  • 50 feet to play area and 50 feet to DOLA

Play Area

  • Rubberized surface
  • Ramp into play area
  • Forever Lawn surfacing

Play Equipment

Park amenities/activities

Accessible Picnic Area
Accessible Play Area
Accessible Restroom
Dog Off-leash Area
Paths (Paved)
Paths (Unpaved)
Soccer Field

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