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Custer Park

Park

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Custer Park's main entrance is at SW 21st Avenue and Capitol Hill Road.

Accessibility Notes

Parking

  • Street parking
  • Paved pathway to play area with moderate slope
  • 900 feet to play area

Play Area

  • Engineered mulch surface
  • Ramp into play area
  • Partially fenced

Play Equipment

  • Transfer station
  • Sensory play elements

Other Amenities 

  • Accessible restroom

Size in acres

6.33

Year acquired

1954

History

This park was named for General George Armstrong Custer, at the time of his promotion the youngest general in the history of the United States Army (Galusha Pennypacker was the youngest during the Civil War). Although he died after making a grave error at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer had a substantial national prominence and had been considered a possible presidential candidate.

Park Location or Entrance

Custer Park main entrance
SW 21st Avenue and Capitol Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219

Open hours

Park hours: 5:00am-midnight

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

Park amenities/activities

Paths (Paved)
Softball Field
Soccer Field
Accessible Play Area
Accessible Restroom
Playground

City section

SW